The much-anticipated rematch between British heavyweights Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora has a new date after Chisora pulled out five days before their scheduled July 26 matchup with a broken hand.
Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will face Alexander Ustinov, the fighter Dereck Chisora broke his hand sparring against last week, on Saturday in Manchester. Chisora’s injury nixed his anticipated rematch with Fury that was scheduled for Saturday.
Tyson Fury still plans to be in action this Saturday in Manchester, England, despite the shock cancelation of his heavyweight title eliminator against Dereck Chisora.
With a few choice words thrown in, Tyson Fury predicted that Wladimir Klitschko will unify the heavyweight world titles with a victory over Bermane Stiverne and then vacate them all.
Tyson Fury erupted at a press conference with Dereck Chisora as the British heavyweights continued the promotional tour for their July 26 showdown in Manchester, England.
Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury revealed Monday that he will fight “12 rounds behind closed doors” in mid-April ahead of meeting Dereck Chisora at Manchester’s Phones4U Arena on July 26 in a WBO title eliminator.
Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder is unimpressed with the recent victories by English counterparts Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora, and says he’s “1000 percent ready” for his WBC title-elimination bout against Malik Scott on March 15 in Puerto Rico.
U.K. heavyweights Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora winning their respective bouts in London, possibly setting up a rematch of Chisora’s UD win over Fury in 2011. Photos by Scott Heavey/Getty Images.
In a drab affair British heavyweight Dereck Chisora defeated Kevin Johnson by unanimous decision on Saturday in London and kept hopes alive of an eagerly anticipated rematch with Tyson Fury. Official scores were 118-109 twice and 118-110.
British heavyweight star Tyson Fury did pretty much what was expected by posting a fourth-round stoppage of Joey Abell on Saturday in London. The undefeated contender took a step towards an eagerly anticipated summer rematch with countryman Dereck Chisora.
Tyson Fury is itching to get back into the ring against Joey Abel on the Dereck Chisora-Kevin Johnson undercard on Saturday. The heavyweight contender believes a win over the journeyman will lead to a Chisora rematch, which will lead to a title shot.
Tyson Fury told RingTV.com that a rematch with Dereck Chisora is just about finalized, and that it will be a WBO eliminator. But first, Fury will fight a tune-up against journeyman Gonzalo Omar Basile.
After two projected bouts against David Haye fell through last year and stalled Tyson Fury’s progress and embittered him on the boxing business, the 25-year-old heavyweight contender is just happy to be back against veteran Omar Basile on Feb. 15
Heavyweight Artur Szpilka is expected to arrive in Chicago on Friday night for his Jan. 25 bout against Bryant Jennings after having received his visa from the United States Embassy in Poland. The Jennings fight will be part of the Mikey Garcia-Juan Carlos Burgos HBO broadcast.