Promoter Eddie HearnMatchroom Boxing) intrigues with the message that it is preparing a real heavy bomb. In the summer, the popular ex-pretender from Britain Derek Chisora (32-11, 23 KOs) will perform. According to the boss Matchroom Boxingfans will be delighted.
“I really want to do this fight! It will be fun! The negotiations are going well. We can say that we are already at the final stage. It is possible that this fight will take place on July 9, but maybe a little later – somewhere in August. I do not rule out that we will agree on all the points as early as next week, ”says Hearn.
RingPolska we are sure that Polish grunt Adam Kownacki (20-2, 15 KOs) will become Chisora’s rival. It is about him that they talk on the sidelines. Interestingly, both sluggers lost the last two fights, and in both cases these were rematches: Chisora, in the status of an underdog, twice gave a tough fight to ex-world champion Joseph Parker from New Zealand, and Kownacki, in the status of a favorite, lost twice in a row ahead of schedule to Robert Helenius from Finland.
An interesting piece of news
The Ring. According to the source, June 25 at Palenque del FEX arena in Mexicali (Mexico) the WBC flyweight eliminator (up to 49 kg) will take place. In a head-to-head fight, two ex-world champions will meet – a local fighter Alvin Soto (19-2, 13 KOs) and a recently rare conqueror of two weight divisions Hekki Badler (33-4, 10 KOs) from South Africa.
The WBC champion in this weight is the Japanese Ken Shiro (19-1, 11 KOs), who in September last year sensationally knocked out compatriot Masamichi Yabuki, but in March got even in a rematch – destroyed in 3 rounds.
It’s funny that in April, Derek Chisora made an unexpected prediction for the Fury-White fight: “Ready to put the house on the underdog.” Fury’s favorite won, after which he laughed at the “forecaster”: “Chisora is now a bum.”
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