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.
Unbeaten Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz has signed a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions and Dade Promotions.
Zab Judah’s win over Lucas Matthysse and Danny Garcia’s unanimous decision over Erik Morales will be aired Saturday night on Fox Deportes in advance of Garcia’s Showtime-televised April 27 clash with Judah.
Heavyweight Tyson Fury is 12 years younger, six inches taller and will be significantly heavier than his rival Steve Cunningham when they meet on April 20.
Manny Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez once sang “La Bamba” during a duet on Mexican television during the promotion leading up to their third fight.