Chisora told to face Fury

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Chisora told to face Fury

Chisora: Defending champion

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Dereck Chisora could be poised to defend his British and Commonwealth titles against Tyson Fury after the British Boxing Board of Control ordered purse bids.

Chisora was twice lined up to fight IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko but the Ukrainian dropped out on both occasions through injury, and has now agreed to take on David Haye.

The BBBC has now mandated the undefeated Fury to challenge for Chisora's titles with bids to be submitted by noon on April 13, and the fight to take place by the end of July.

And, true to form, the hitherto untested Fury has vowed to take Chisora's belts in just his 15th contest.

"I'm going to strip the title away from him along with the zero on his record," he said.

"Can't wait for this fight, it's been a long time in the making, but one thing is for sure, it's not going to take me as long to finish him off.

"Expect another brutal knock out delivered from this 22 year old."

Chisora has made just a solitary defence of the British title he won from Danny Williams last May, beating then-Commonwealth champion Sam Sexton with an impressive stoppage win.

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Steven Boyle says...

What a fight!, both love to fight something Haye hates

Posted 22:40 15th March 2011

Raheem Sarwar says...

This is incredible. Chisora is a very unlucky guy...He was about to fight for a World he is fighting the best pub brawler in the UK!!! Fury will be jumping at this opportunity...why not. However THIS BOUT WILL BE OVER IN 2-3 ROUNDS...Chisora is a sound guy with good boxing ability. 4 rounds stoppage. He can box dont let the puppy fat tinker your thinking.

Posted 17:49 14th March 2011

Walton Breck says...

I hope Chisora takes all that anger and frustration from the Klitschko debacle and knocks Fury clean out. He's a cut above him and all the other prospective heavyweights out there. Would love to see him fight David Price further down the line though.

Posted 12:28 14th March 2011

Robbie P says...

Dont really like either of these fighters and theyre both incredibly arrogant if they think they are anywhere near a level where they could even challenge David Haye. Fury isnt yet good enough and he seems slower and less fit than Chisora. I think Chisora should win this fight fairly comfortably, and you'd hope he would considering he is good enough for Klitschko to offer him a world title fight.

Posted 16:09 13th March 2011

Johnny Kerins says...

at last fury has the chance to show how good he realy is and i see him as the best white heavyweight since henry cooper

Posted 10:11 13th March 2011

Gary Wilson says...

Lol Tyson Fury isnt even a decent boxe, Chisora will knock him out in the 6th, put money on it!!

Posted 01:30 13th March 2011

Jamie Church says...

this will be an easy fight for chrisora, as tyson fury uppercuts himself in round 6, laugh all you want, till you've seen the footage of fury doin this in his last fight if i remember correctly, easy nights work for chrisora

Posted 00:58 13th March 2011

Don King says...

I cannot wait until this fight takes place! two very vocal and very promising fighters with very attacking styles- should be a corker! looks like this will be another great year for british boxing with this and DeGale/ Groves also

Posted 20:42 12th March 2011

Matt Wall says...

Good Luck to Fury. He has already shown considerable improvement under Emmanuel Steward and is looking impressive... and he's stil only 22.

Posted 19:19 12th March 2011

Gareth Richards says...

fury doesnt stand a chance,both are overated but chisora will destroy fury inside 4 rounds

Posted 18:21 12th March 2011

Mat Bcfc says...

tyson fury u are havin a laugh if u think u can beat chisora. u lost to john mcderrmott and everyone knows it u shouldnt have won that fight. my money is on chisora round 7 or 8 knockout

Posted 18:12 12th March 2011

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