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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 through his weigh-in at the Wembley Stadium on April 22, 2022. (Photograph by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

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

The bout in opposition to Chisora, whom Fury beat in 2011 and 2014, will acquire location at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and will be the “Gypsy King’s” initially outing since a regimen sixth-round stoppage of one more 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 putting on a Fury title defense in front of British enthusiasts.

“Tyson plainly conquered The usa across his trilogy with Deontay Wilder and there is also large demand from customers to phase his fights from web pages throughout the entire world,” he explained.

“Tyson wished to fight in his property region again this 12 months next his particular night time at Wembley Stadium in April. This delivers us to the outstanding Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and a match against an aged rival in Derek Chisora.”

Warren reiterated Fury’s strategy to acquire on Joshua’s conqueror Oleksandr Usyk in a unification fight early up coming yr.

The Ukrainian formerly indicated he had no need to fight just before 2023.

“Tyson can’t pay for any slip-up in this fight as he has the considerably-publicized undisputed match-up with Usyk in the new calendar year which we’re really searching forward to,” mentioned Warren.

Fury has beaten his British rival twice right before, via a unanimous determination at Wembley in July 2011 and a retirement gain a few years later on at London’s ExCel.

The transfer will come pursuing the collapse of talks for a possible bout among Fury and British previous entire world heavyweight winner Joshua previously this thirty day period.

Chisora, 38, previous fought in July, beating Kubrat Pulev in a break up decision at the O2 Arena.

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