By: Hans Themistode
Dereck Chisora fans were around when the news started going viral.
Despite the unanimous decision defeat to former heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, promoter Eddie Hearn mentioned former WBC hitman Deontay Wilder as a possible opponent for Chisora.
Wilder, 36, was on the verge of a brutal 11-round loss at the hands of Tyson Fury in October 2021. Though Wilder was ultimately eliminated, the Alabama native beat the current heavyweight champion twice in the ring. fourth and fight him with fangs. all over.
Since revealing her thoughts, a possible confrontation between Chisora and Wilder has been met with many mixed emotions. However, even though his fans are vacillating about the outcome of their possible clash, Chisora isn’t interested in hearing from those who want him to avoid Wilder altogether.
Chisora told IFL TV: “Some say no, some say yes but it’s up to me. “I said ‘yes. If it’s a good fight, we want it to happen. We want a good fight. ”
Chisora, 38, is currently facing a predicament. After three consecutive wins in 2019, the British product has taken a different path.
At the end of 2020, Chisora tried to derail the title of Ukrainian star Oleksandr Usyk. Though Chisora had his moments, he ended up getting over the box by the current unified heavyweight champion. In an attempt to dust off and get back to the winning column, Chisora faces Parker in May 2021.
While Chisora will score an early knockdown in the first round, Parker will rally back to win the deciding match. Seven months later, as mentioned earlier, Chisora is expected to appear in their immediate rematch.
Although Parker and several others believe that Chisora should eventually retire, the fringe candidate has no intention of doing so. If a match with Wilder can finally be made, Chisora is expected to welcome the tough American with open arms.
“Most boxers don’t want to fight, I like to fight.”