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Chisora – For Want of a Better Word

Topping the bill at the Wembley Arena, this Saturday, on a Frank Warren promotion, is Dereck Chisora.

Chisora, looking to get back into contention for a world-title fight, after losing to David Haye at Upton Park, faces the unbeaten and highly fancied Malik Scott.

Now Chisora has always struck me as something of a maverick (for want of a better word). He’s a colourful character whom lights up a room but a character who has over-stepped the mark on a couple of occasions which have not endeared him to the authorities.

However, being a heavyweight, we all know Chisora can bang and that he’ll always be just one punch away from a victory, even if the odds are stacked against him. Many pundits are suggesting that the American, Scott, isn’t the biggest of punchers and will need to out-work Chisora.

As the build-up to the contest continues, Chisora attended a press conference yesterday and was his usual maverick self (for want of a better word) standing on his head to entertain those present before bellowing,

“I’ve looked into his eyes and I see the boy is scared.”

“I’m going to do a real good job on this boy.”


Brave talk from Chisora and talk that needs to be backed up otherwise, come the end of the fight on Saturday, there could be a huge slice of humble pie to be eaten!


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 17 2013

Time: 3:40PM

 

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