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Tyson Fury to fight Derek Chisora for third time

Tyson Fury to fight Derek Chisora for third time

Tyson Fury to fight Derek Chisora for third time

FILE–World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title holder Britain’s Tyson Fury reacts throughout his weigh-in at the Wembley Stadium on April 22, 2022. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

Tyson Fury will defend his planet heavyweight title in an all-British trilogy combat towards Derek Chisora in London on December 3 just after the collapse of negotiations for a possible showdown with Anthony Joshua.

The bout in opposition to Chisora, whom Fury beat in 2011 and 2014, will get place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and will be the “Gypsy King’s” initially outing because a program sixth-round stoppage of a further domestic rival, Dillian Whyte, in April.

The unbeaten Fury, whose WBC belt will be on the line, tweeted: “Let’s have it then Del Boy!!! See you December 3rd, London!”.

Fury’s promoter Frank Warren mentioned he was “thrilled” to be placing on a Fury title protection in front of British supporters.

“Tyson plainly conquered America across his trilogy with Deontay Wilder and there is also substantial demand from customers to stage his fights from web pages throughout the world,” he mentioned.

“Tyson required to battle in his household nation all over again this yr next his distinctive evening at Wembley Stadium in April. This delivers us to the impressive Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and a match from an outdated rival in Derek Chisora.”

Warren reiterated Fury’s prepare to acquire on Joshua’s conqueror Oleksandr Usyk in a unification struggle early subsequent year.

The Ukrainian beforehand indicated he experienced no need to battle before 2023.

“Tyson just cannot manage any slip-up in this struggle as he has the considerably-publicized undisputed match-up with Usyk in the new yr which we’re seriously searching ahead to,” claimed Warren.

Fury has crushed his British rival twice just before, by using a unanimous final decision at Wembley in July 2011 and a retirement earn 3 yrs later at London’s ExCel.

The go arrives pursuing the collapse of talks for a possible bout between Fury and British previous earth heavyweight winner Joshua before this thirty day period.

Chisora, 38, last fought in July, beating Kubrat Pulev in a split conclusion at the O2 Arena.

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