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Dereck Chisora
Dereck Chisora




UD 12
SD 12
UD 12
KO 2


6' 2" / 187 cm
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)

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The story

Dereck Chisora is a British professional boxer who has held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles as well as the European Heavyweight Title. Chisora has a rough, brawling style that can bedevil more clinical boxers.

Chisora was born in Mbare, which is a suburb of Harare, the Zimbabwe capital city. In 1999, his family moved to Finchley, London. In 2002, he was involved in a street fight and was arrested for assault after knocking out a victim's teeth. Soon after, his parole officer suggested that he take up boxing. He was trained by Joe Smyth on the fundamental aspects of boxing and turned pro in 2007.

Dereck Chisora won his first fight with a second round TKO against Istvan Kecskes. He won his next three fights by decision before fighting future Commonwealth Champion Sam Sexton. He won by TKO with 30 seconds left in the final round. He went onto win his first eight fights before being suspended for four months for biting Paul Butlin in their 2009 fight. This suspension caused him to miss his scheduled fight for the British title against Danny Williams.

Dereck Chisora and Williams struggled for a year to reschedule the fight before finally meeting in May 2010. Chisora won easily with a TKO in the second round, winning the British heavyweight title. In September of 2010, he defeated Sam Sexton for a second time, this time by knockout in the 9th round and gained the Commonwealth Heavyweight Title. It was in 2010 that he was found guilty of assault against his girlfriend and given a suspended 12 week prison sentence.

He received his first and second losses to Tyson Fury and in a split decision to Robert Helenius in Finland. The result was highly controversial and Helenius actually dropped in the rankings despite his victory. Despite the loss, Dereck was scheduled to fight Vitali Klitschko in Munich in February 2012. Klitschko had the height and reach advantage and used his length to keep Chisora, with his powerful, brawling style, from getting inside and landing body blows. Klitschko won the fight by unanimous decision. Chisora was arrested but not charged after a post fight press conference brawl with David Haye.

After the brawl with Haye, the British Boxing Board of Control suspended Dereck Chisora's boxing license indefinitely under the condition that he must take anger management treatment before he would be reinstated. Despite not being reinstated, he was able to use a boxing license from another country to fight David Haye. He lost the fight by TKO after being repeatedly knocked down in the fifth round.

Chisora won his next five fights while trying to clean up his image. Gone were the pre-fight confrontations as he aimed to show more respect to his opponents. However, he lost again to Tyson Fury after he was ruled unable to continue in the tenth round. After the Fury fight, he ran off a streak of five consecutive victories. He ended 2016 with a loss to Dillian Whyte in a fight for the WBC international heavyweight title.

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What is Dereck Chisora's Record?

Dereck Chisora's record currently stands at 32 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws. Of those 32 wins he has stopped 23 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 72%. Of his 12 loses, he's been stopped 3 times. He's boxed a total of 292 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 6.6 rounds on average.

What was Chisora's last fight?

Dereck Chisora's last fight took place against Joseph Parker's on 18th Dec 2021, in Lancashire, United Kingdom. He lost by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 6 months and 10 days ago.

How active is Dereck Chisora?

Chisora's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Where is Dereck Chisora From?

Chisora was born in the United Kingdom.

How Old Is Dereck Chisora?

The heavyweight is currently 38 years old. He was born on 29th December 1983, so he will turn 39 in 6 months and 1 day.

How long has Chisora been fighting?

Dereck Chisora made his professional debut in February 2007, so he has been a pro for 15 years and 4 months.

How tall is Dereck Chisora?

Chisora is 6' 2" (6 Foot and 2 inches) which is 187cm (1 meter and 87 centimeters).

What is Chisora's Reach?

His reach is 74 inches (74") which is 188 cm (1 meter and 88 centimeters).

What stance does Dereck Chisora use?

Chisora fights from a traditional orthodox stance, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Dereck Chisora?

Some potential future fights for Chisora include Anthony Joshua, Daniel Dubois, Deontay Wilder, Andy Ruiz Jr and Johann Duhaupas.

What will be Dereck Chisora's Next Fight?

Dereck Chisora is to face Kubrat Pulev next on Saturday 9th July 2022. The fight will take place at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom. The card will be shown by DAZN Global in the UK, and DAZN in the United States.

How can I stream Dereck Chisora's Fights?

In the UK you stream Chisora's fight against Pulev on DAZN UK.

In the US you can stream Dereck Chisora fight via DAZN.

What are some recent Dereck Chisora results?

Chisora has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Joseph Parker on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had defeated David Price on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beat Artur Szpilka on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.

He had won against Senad Gashi on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.

Dereck Chisora Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
38December 29, 1983United Kingdom187 cm188 cmorthodoxHeavyweight (200+ lb)
Dereck Chisora Record
Professional RecordWinsWins By KOKnockout PercentageLossesLosses By StoppageDrawsPro RoundsDebut
Dereck Chisora Recent Contests
2021-12-18Joseph ParkerLost (UD 12)Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom
2021-05-01Joseph ParkerLost (SD 12)Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
2020-10-31Oleksandr UsykLost (UD 12)Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom
2019-10-26David PriceWon (TKO 4)O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2019-07-20Artur SzpilkaWon (KO 2)The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2019-04-20Senad GashiWon (UD 10)O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2018-12-22Dillian WhyteLost (KO 11)The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2018-07-28Carlos TakamWon (TKO 8)The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2018-03-24Zakaria AzzouziWon (TKO 2)O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2017-11-04Agit KabayelLost (MD 12)Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco
2017-09-30Robert FilipovicWon (TKO 5)Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2016-12-10Dillian WhyteLost (SD 12)Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
2016-05-07Kubrat PulevLost (SD 12)Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany
2016-01-09Andras CsomorWon (TKO 2)Baden-Arena, Offenburg, Germany
2015-12-12Jakov GospicWon (TKO 3)The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2015-12-05Peter ErdosWon (TKO 5)Inselparkhalle, Wilhelmsburg, Germany
2015-09-26Marcelo Luiz NascimentoWon (PTS 10)Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom
2014-11-29Tyson FuryLost (RTD 10)ExCel Arena, London, United Kingdom
2013-07-20Malik ScottWon (TKO 6)Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom
2012-07-14David HayeLost (TKO 5)Upton Park, West Ham, United Kingdom

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When is Dereck Chisora's Next Fight?

Dereck Chisora is to face Kubrat Pulev next on Saturday 9th July 2022. The fight will take place at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom. The card will be shown by DAZN Global in the UK, and DAZN in the United States.

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Saturday, 9 July 2022

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