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Chisora out of Fury fight after fracturing hand

Dereck Chisora has been forced to withdraw from his showdown against Tyson Fury this Saturday (26th July) at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester after suffering a fractured left hand in his last sparring session leading up to the fight.

Chisora’s fight against Fury, which was a European heavyweight title defence with the Vacant British title on the line plus an eliminator for the WBO World title, will now be rescheduled and a new date will be announced shortly.

The title packed show will still go ahead with Billy Joe Saunders now in the main event challenging for the Vacant European Middleweight title against Emanuele Blandamura, plus Liam Smith defending his British Light-Middleweight title against Jason Welborn; Terry Flanagan and Martin Gethin contesting for the Vacant British Lightweight Championship, and Jack Catterall and Nathan Brough fighting it out for the Vacant Central Area Light-Welterweight Championship and a quality packed undercard featuring some of the best domestic talent. Continue reading

Dereck Chisora to battle Tyson Fury – July 26 live on AWE in the US

In one of this year’s most anticipated fights, undefeated Heavyweight GIANT 6’9″ Tyson Fury (22-0-0) is set to battle top ten world ranked Dereck Chisora (20-4-0) for the WBO World Heavyweight title final eliminator. Don’t miss one of this year’s most explosive heavyweight fights, rated by BoxRec at five stars. LIVE AND EXCLUSIVELY ON AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment. Don’t miss it. Continue reading

Rileys to be Title Sponsors for Chisora v Fury

Britain’s premier chain of Sports Bars, Rileys are to take the role of title sponsor for the mammoth British Heavyweight dust up between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena Manchester.

The huge heavyweight fight, between British boxing’s two most controversial stars, which will serve as a final eliminator for the chance to face Wladimir Klitschko for the world Heavyweight Championship. The all on the line clash, between the two rivals will be shown live and exclusive on the Channel of Champions BoxNation (Sky 437 (HD on 490) and Virgin 546) Continue reading

Peter Fury Interview: Tyson By Stoppage By Round 8

For the past two years, Peter Fury has used an iron fist to transform nephew Tyson from a playboy into a serious player in the upper echelons of heavyweight boxing.

The reformed con and ex-pro has drawn huge plaudits for developing both the frame and the brain of the outrageously gifted 6ft 9in traveler from Wilmslow.

‘Uncle Pete’ knows that a crushing repeat win over European champion Dereck Chisora at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena on Saturday 26th July will almost certainly cement a challenge for one of the four major world heavyweight belts.

And despite the emphatic margins of victory in their first spat, Peter insists that his ward will arrive for the replay with ‘Del Boy’ in the best fettle, physically and psychologically, of his six year pro career. With Team Chisora promising likewise, we might just be served a battle for the annuls. Continue reading

Don Charles: “This Time Tyson Fury Won’t Get Up”

Of the four losses that soil European heavyweight champion Dereck Chisora’s 24 fight ring slate, none grate more with Team Del Boy than the concession of his British and Commonwealth titles to Tyson Fury at Wembley Arena three years back.

That night the man from Finchley turned up for duty sporting a soft midriff and even softer psyche and, despite sporadic successes, he was comprehensively schooled over 12 rounds.

All concerned concede that, that shambolic evening, it was an imposter of the rumbling, rugged ring warrior who’d gone to war 14 times before, and in nine starts since. Continue reading

Tyson Fury: Chisora Will Be Like A Bug On Windscreen

Tyson Fury is pushing himself to the physical limits as he prepares for his showdown with rival Dereck Chisora on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester.

The Manchester giant has been pushing a three and half ton tractor at his Bolton training camp to build up his strength and power to meet Chisora head-on in the biggest heavyweight grudge match in recent years.

Fury, 25, who inflicted the first defeat to Chisora’s record in July 2011, is not taking any for granted this time around and is preparing even harder with so much on the line in the crucial rematch. Continue reading

Chisora Ready To Smash Fury´s Body

Dereck Chisora roared “There’s no place for Fury to hide” at his media work-out today as he builds towards the big showdown with rival Tyson Fury at Manchester’s Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday 26th July.

European Heavyweight Champion Chisora opened the doors to the media at his new Mill Hill gym and gave a glimpse of how he intends to make the first defeat on unbeaten Fury’s record.

The Finchley puncher was in a fiery mood with the fight just over a month away and says he’ll chop 6ft 9in Fury down to size with body shots.

Chisora and Fury clash in The Fight For The Right with the winner getting the number one spot to challenge reigning WBO king Wladimir Klitschko. Continue reading

Warren: Price won’t be facing winner of Chisora-Fury

Liverpool’s David Price will not be in the running to fight the winner out of premier heavyweights Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury said promoter Frank Warren.

Price’s promoter Kalle Sauerland had said that it was ‘inevitable’ that Price would face the winner of Chisora and Fury, but Warren has said that won’t happen.

Bitter rivals Chisora and Fury clash in the biggest domestic heavyweight showdown in recent years at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester on Saturday 26th July, with the winner securing the WBO number one spot to challenge reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko. Continue reading

Michael Gomez Jnr. makes his pro debut on Chisora-Fury card

The sombreros and Speedy Gonzalez Mexican Hat Dance tune are back!

Michael Gomez lit up the Manchester fight scene in the late 90s with his thrilling performances and legion of loyal fans throwing their sombreros in the air after watching their hero storm to victory.

Now his son Michael Gomez Jnr., 19, carries on the family tradition when he makes his professional debut on the undercard of the big Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury card on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester. Continue reading