British heavyweight Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO’s) literally got away with murder tonight in throwing punches to the back of the head of his opponent Kevin Johnson (29-5-1, 14 KO’s) for 12 rounds in beating him by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Copper Box Arena in London. UK. It’s been years since I’ve seen a fighter throw as many rabbit punches as I saw Chisora throw tonight. It was constant and painful looking.… Read Article
Tonight two of the best heavyweights in England will be in action in separate bouts with a lot on the line for both of them. England’s Dereck Chisora (19-4, 13 KO’s) has a 12 round fight against Kevin Johnson (29-4-1, 14 KO’s) in the main event at the Copper Box Arena. In the co-feature, heavyweight Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KO’s) fights Joey Abell (29-7, 28 KO’s). The promoters for Fury and Chisora want to match … Read Article
Plus Chisora takes on brash talking Johnson on Copper Box Show
London (Feb. 14) – Tyson Fury is hoping a nightmare week can’t get any worse as he returns to action this weekend live on BoxNation.
The rising Manchester star has endured a terrible last seven days with his wife being rushed into hospital for an emergency operation, two of his cars being set ablaze at his house and being cut in sparring ahead of … Read Article
The weights are in for tomorrow’s heavyweight doubleheader in London, and the biggest shock/newsworthy item is the poundage Tyson Fury came in at.
Fury tipped-in at 274-pounds, some twenty pounds heavier than for his last fight, while his opponent Joey Abell came in at 241-pounds. Fury did not remove his shirt while weighing in.
In the chief support, Dereck Chisora, who has battled weight problems himself in the past, came in at a solid 238-pounds. … Read Article
COPPER BOX ARENA WEIGH-IN RESULT
THE VACANT WBA INTERCONTINENTAL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute Rounds at 10st 7lbs (147lbs)
BRADLEY SKEETE 10st 6lb 8oz (146lbs)
CHRISTOPHE SEBIRE 10st 4lb (144lbs)… Read Article
TORONTO (Feb. 13, 2014) — Two of the top heavyweights in the world, Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury, will be in action this Saturday – in separate bouts – on a British boxing event being held in London. Chisora faces Kevin Johnson and Fury meets Joey Abell.
Dereck Chisora-Kevin Johnson, Tyson Fury-Joey Abell PPV Preview
Canadian fans may watch all the action on Fight Network, starting at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT), while Americans … Read Article
LONDON (Feb. 12) – Heavyweight star Tyson Fury is in confident mood ahead of his ring return against big-hitting Joey Abell this weekend.
The Manchester bruiser will step back into the ring at the Copper Box Arena this Saturday night, live on BoxNation, following nearly a year of inactivity after two dates to meet David Haye were cancelled by the Londoner and former WBA heavyweight world champion.
There is no doubt that the 25-year-old Fury … Read Article
Tyson Fury, who is all set to fight late replacement foe Joey Abell a week today, has taken to Twitter to insist the cut eye he picked up in sparring yesterday will not prevent the fight from going ahead. Fury, sparring with “Fast” Eddie Chambers, picked up a small cut and posted a photo of himself on his Twitter page to … Read Article
This is a late notice fight, scheduled to take place in London, Feb 15, so it doesn’t give Joey much time to prepare. Still, it’s like a late Christmas present, because Joey’s always had difficulty getting fights. Fighters need to fight to stay sharp. Those few times when Joey did get a shot at moving up, he just wasn’t ready. He’s always had the punch and decent skills, but he never had a chance to … Read Article
Heavyweight destroyer Tyson Fury has promised not to let new opponent Joey Abell derail him from his summer showdown with Dereck Chisora at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 15th February.
Fury was due to face Gonzalo Omar Basile but the Argentine has withdrawn because of a lung infection, instead he will face dynamite-fisted America Abell over ten rounds on the card headlined by Chisora’s WBO/WBA International title defence against Kevin Johnson, live and exclusive … Read Article