PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 August 2018 Ken Sellek Dereck Chisora hits out (pic Natalie Mayhew/Butterfly Boxing) Archant The latest boxing news from north London Finchley heavyweight Dereck Chisora produced a stunning knockout win against Carlos Takam on Saturday to breath new life into his career, writes Ken Sellek.The 34-year-old was in action on a Matchroom show at The O2 in London on a bill headlined by fellow British heavyweight Dillian Whyte’s points win against Joseph Parker.Against Frenchman Takam in what was a bruising encounter, the man known as ‘Del Boy’ delivered plenty of punishing blows, but also had to deal with those from his rival.Chisora produced a huge right hand over the top in the eighth round that sent Takam crashing to the canvas.Though the Frenchman survived the count, the Finchley heavyweight finished the job soon after.The 35-year-old has now won each of his last two bouts and will hope by beating Takam, who challenged Anthony Joshua for his … [Read more...] about Chisora breaths new life into career with stoppage of Takam
28 July 2018 • 10:49pm Dillian Whyte vs Joseph Parker O2 Arena fight: ring walk likely to be at around 10.40pm Dereck Chisora defeats Carlos Takam by TKO in round eight of heavyweight battle Heavyweight division hotting up as Joseph Parker says he will 'expose reckless style' of Dillian Whyte Dillian Whyte exclusive interview: 'I was stabbed and removed bullets from my own leg - I knew I was destined for something great' Auto update On Off 10:49PM The howls begin for Dillian Whyte... As he enters the arena. Which he eventually does. Both men have faced Anthony Joshua. Both men lost. But Parker took him the whole way. 10:45PM Joseph Parker is on his way... He has said he will leave it all in the ring today. If he does it could be quite the battle. 10:39PM It's nearly time... Bellew and Johsua backing Whyte here. Who are you favouring? If it's half as good … [Read more...] about Dillian Whyte vs Joseph Parker: live round-by-round fight updates as Dereck Chisora beats Carlos Takam
PUBLISHED: 10:00 24 July 2018 Ken Sellek Finchley heavyweight Dereck Chisora (pic: Steven Paston/PA) PA Wire/PA Images The latest boxing news from north London It’s make-or-break time for Finchley heavyweight Dereck Chisora when he steps into the ring at The O2 on Saturday night.The 34-year-old takes on Carlos Takam of France on a Matchroom show in the capital this weekend.Chisora was last in action in March when he beat Zakaria Azzouzi at The O2 to take his record to 28 wins from 36 fights.Against Takam, the British heavyweight will face a foe who challenged Anthony Joshua for his world titles in Cardiff last November.With Chisora himself having also previously challenged for world titles, it looks to be a fight too close to call.The pair meet on a bill headlined by the heavyweight clash between Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker.Both Whyte and Parker have only one defeat on their respective records, coincidentally coming against former Finchley amateur Joshua.Connor Benn, … [Read more...] about Chisora ready for crucial bout with Takam
What is it? Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will both put their heavyweight world title belts on the line in the first major boxing bout of 2018 this weekend. Parker, 26, is putting his WBO belt on the line while Joshua, 28, is defending his WBA and IBF titles in a winner-takes-all fight. When is it? March 31, 2018 - ie this Saturday. Not long to wait now. Where is it? Cardiff's Principality Stadium, where Joshua successfully defended his titles against Carlos Takam - will host the bout. What time will the fight start? No official ring-walk information has been provided as of yet but it is expected that Joshua and Parker will take to the ring no later than 10:30pm. What TV channel is it on? The fight will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Box Office. It will cost £19.95 up to midnight on Friday March 30 - ie the day before the fight - but will go up to £24.95 for telephone bookings on the day of the fight. Online and … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker: What time is the fight, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds?
0 Comments I'll stay World champion and bring the belt back to Belfast, vows Ryan Burnett BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Belfast boxer Ryan Burnett has vowed to see off his mandatory challenger in Wales on Saturday evening. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/boxing/ill-stay-world-champion-and-bring-the-belt-back-to-belfast-vows-ryan-burnett-36756091.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36756090.ece/9fbc8/AUTOCROP/h342/BOXING%20Jo%2038.jpg Email Belfast boxer Ryan Burnett has vowed to see off his mandatory challenger in Wales on Saturday evening. The WBA Super Bantamweight World champion takes on Yonfrez Parejo on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's much-anticipated bout against Joseph Parker at Cardiff's Principality Stadium. Burnett won the belt when he defeated Zhanat Zhakiyanov in Belfast last October. The 25-year-old has since vacated his IBF title in order to take on Venezuelan Parejo. "I can't wait," he told Sky Sports at Wednesday's public workout. "I'm … [Read more...] about I’ll stay World champion and bring the belt back to Belfast, vows Ryan Burnett