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It remains to be seen if the promotion at the Copper Box Arena, in London, this Saturday, manages to replicate the controversial promotion we witnessed in Manchester last Saturday night.

Whilst the top-of-the-bill fight, involving Froch and Groves ended in a controversial manner, this Saturday sees the return of a controversial character, in Dereck Chisora.

I’m of the opinion you’re never quite sure what you are going to get when Chisora fights, although I should point out that Chisora seems to have a renewed sense of ambition and desire in his last few fights, perhaps he’s realized that he, if the application is right, go further than being the European heavyweight champion.

Chisora, with a record of 18-4, with 12 by way of knockout, will be taking on a fighter from the Czech Republic, by the name of Ondrej Pala, who has a record of 32-3, with 22 by way of knockout.

Pala, 29 years of age, may have a record that looks good on paper but the three defeats were against Konstantin Airich, Denis Boytsov and Rene Dettweiler, fighters that wouldn’t, I feel, trouble Chisora, especially now he’s apparently smartened his act up.

To me, Chisora should win this one and improve his current run which he hopes will end with a world title fight, although against who and when, remains the great, at present, unanswerable question.


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 26 2013

Time: 5:45PM

 

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