Bellew vs. Chilemba II
Weigh-In Results from London:
Carl Froch 167.9 lbs vs. Mikkel Kessler 166.74
Tony Bellew 174.75 vs. Isaac Chilemba 174.25
George Groves 167.5 vs. Noe Gonzalez 167
TONY BELLEW v ISAAC CHILMBA 2 – OFFICIAL WEIGH IN VIDEO AT THE O2
#3 WBC light heavyweight contender Isaac Chilemba (20-1-2, 9 KO’s) wants to take the judges out of the equation this Saturday night in his rematch against #1 WBC Tony Bellew (19-1-1, 12 KO’s) at the O2 Arena in London, UK.
Chilemba fought well enough to deserve a victory last March when he fought Bellew in Liverpool, England, but the judges saw it differently and scored it a 12 round draw. This time Chilemba will be looking to knock Bellew out.
Chilemba said to Sky Sports “I’m not a guy who looks for a knockout. The way I feel this time, I would be very surprised if he goes 12 rounds…this time I’m going to take every round.”
What’s not known by many boxing fans is that Chilemba went into his fight with Bellew last March with a chest cold, and he barely breath. He didn’t want to cancel the fight and toughed it out, giving away many of the rounds in the first half of the fight. Continue reading