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.
Former heavyweight contender and title challenger Gerry Cooney is excited about the current heavyweight division, particularly about the potential of unbeaten standouts Deontay Wilder and Mike Perez.
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.
The last two weeks have been slow ones but many RING-rated fighters saw action, including the magazine’s top-ranked flyweight, Roman Gonzalez, top-10 middleweight Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno, all of whom notched KOs.
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.