Derek Chisora In Early Talks To combat Former international Champion
Derek Chisora has been far from the ring on account that a loss to Tyson Fury final December, but dominated out retirement in the aftermath and has now possibly discovered his subsequent dance partner.
The fan-preferred fighter from Finchley has built a record of 33 wins and thirteen losses because his seasoned debut lower back in 2007. His career consists of the British, Commonwealth and european heavyweight titles as well as unsuccessful demanding situations for international honours.
His third defeat to Fury changed into a punishing one, however ‘Del Boy’ close down questions of striking up the gloves by means of saying he didn’t want to leave the sport on a loss.
At a current Misfits weigh-in, Chisora changed into invited on degree as a unique guest. After in short dealing with off with a baby, Mairis Briedis joined him.
The two traded phrases, and Chisora asked the crowd in the event that they must combat. Briedis angled for the occasion to take location in Latvia at the same time as the Englishman repeated ‘show me the money.’
It’d be the crossover boxing agency’s first actual step into extreme boxing, and might land on DAZN as part of their long time broadcast deal.
Breidis – who gave Oleksandr Usyk ‘the most difficult 12 rounds of his career at 200lbs – has been calling for the Chisora combat for a while now, surely seeing it as an amazing introduction to the heavyweight scene.
He’s now not incorrect. Chisora provided Usyk with 12 strong rounds on his 2d combat inside the pinnacle division. The Ukrainian moved from there into bouts with Anthony Joshua wherein he won and retained the unified heavyweight titles.
Having failed to tempt Jake Paul into a fight, Briedis – a 3-time cruiserweight world champion – has been out of the hoop due to the fact a unanimous selection loss to Jai Opetaia in July of remaining yr.
In spite of Chisora creating a point of saying not anything was signed, lovers can examine the staged face off as a signal that tentative talks have begun.