Former kick-boxer Whyte, 33, regained the WBC interim world heavyweight title after thrashing Alexander Povetkin last month.
Despite returning to winning ways in boxing, 'The Body Snatcher' fancies the challenge of taking on newly crowned UFC king Ngannou.
He likes the idea of becoming the first boxer to win a title inside the famed Octagon.
Speaking to talkSPORT, he said: "Imagine me going and winning the UFC heavyweight championship.
"I'd be the first boxer to ever do that and, with the stage of my career that I am, I can do that."
Dillian Whyte has declared that he would be open to an MMA switch in order to challenge Francis Ngannou for the UFC heavyweight title: "I'd be the first boxer ever to do that. Going and winning the UFC heavyweight championship, I am definitely up for that." [@talkSPORT] pic.twitter.com/OyLIS0zHOx- Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) April 12, 2021
Whyte added: "As the interim heavyweight champion, going and winning the UFC undisputed heavyweight championship, I am definitely up for that."
The Matchroom boss said: "I love Francis Ngannou. We almost had a presser with Dillian Whyte and him, but the UFC shut that down after we taped it.
"We do have the footage, though. I would love to see a double matchup with Ngannou and Dillian Whyte.
"One in the cage and one out of it."
Here we are. CHAMP :crown:- Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) March 29, 2021
Finally got a hold of the belt & this is going to be for a while.
This right here is more than a belt, but a symbol of hope and dedication, it shows how far you can go if you believe in you and doesn't matter how far behind you are, doesn't matter how many pic.twitter.com/QSwNn4cuvL
Ngannou, 34, stopped Stipe Miocic to win the UFC heavyweight title with a fight against Derrick Lewis reportedly in the works.
But 'The Predator' is hoping for a clash with ex-UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
Though could Ngannou vs. Whyte happen before? Watch this space.
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