Lawrence Okolie regrets stirring up a feud with Dillian Whyte on societal media after indicating that he may be open to a fight in the future.
Novel WBSS final and Chisora-Price today!
The unbeaten cruiserweight will take the next step towards a domain name when he challenges winner Yves Ngabu live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Despite becoming trapped in a row with Whyte earlier in this calendar year, which has since been solved okolie has remained concentrated on his own divisional rivals.
Asked whether he had ever been overly hasty using a Twitter challenge, Okolie told Sky Sports:Probably if I did it using Dillian Whyte.
That one there, I had been in Morocco in training campand I was only listening.
Obviously lots of the time people say stuff about me personally, but it is alright, no problem. For a reason that day he just said something that really got to me and that I thoughtyou know what, I think Id beat him, and I set it out there and it was pandemonium.
I did not know what I was expecting, but that one was one where maybe I should have sent a direct message, instead of putting it out there. But all is fair in love and war
The Hackney person revealed how he also expected to dislike Derek Chisora if they met, but rather enjoyed the business of the contentious fighter.
I thought him and me would struggle if we met, but when we did meet it was quite cool. I like him, he explained.
Okolie title battle a part of a crowded night of activity, which can be topped from The World Boxing Super Series between Regis Prograis and Josh Taylor.
While Ricky Burns takes on Lee Selby in a second domestic clash, chisora confronts David Price in an struggle.
View Regis Prograis vs Josh Taylor and Derek Chisora from David Price in The O2 on October 26, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
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