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.
Dereck Chisora wants to fight Wladimir Klitschko this October on the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s legendary battle with George Foreman in Kinshasa.
Trainer Virgil Hunter says the best is yet to come from THE RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward.
The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.
Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.
European heavyweight champ Dereck Chisora stopped Ondrej Pala in the third round of their main event in London, England, on Saturday. It was the former title challenger’s fourth bout of a successful 2013. A British title showdown with David Price or a rematch with Tyson Fury looms for Chisora in 2014.