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Dillian Whyte vs Derek Chisora report
Who won Whyte vs Chisora II?
Dillian Whyte beat Derek Chisora by knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard Cristofer Rosales was defeated by Charlie Edwards for the WBC World Flyweight championship, Joshua Buatsi beat Renold Quinlan, David Price defeated Tom Little and Ryan Walsh was victorious over Reece Bellotti for the BBBOC British Featherweight championship.
Whyte vs Chisora II stats
Dillian Whyte stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Derek Chisora made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Chisora had a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 72% knock out percentage over Whyte's 71%.
Dillian Whyte was the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Whyte had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chisora. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Derek Chisora fought out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 year and 2 months later than Chisora, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 132 less professional rounds, 182 to Chisora's 314.
Dillian Whyte went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 1 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Derek Chisora was ranked number 5 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Whyte vs Chisora II form
Whyte had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Joseph Parker on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Lucas Browne on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Robert Helenius on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Before that, he had defeated Malcolm Tann on 19th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, United States.
He had won against Derek Chisora on 10th December 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Chisora had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated David Price on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Artur Szpilka on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Senad Gashi on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Carlos Takam on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Derek Chisora had been fighting more than Dillian Whyte.
Going to this contest, Dillian Whyte had last fought 4 years, 10 months and 8 days ago, while Derek Chisora's last outing had been 3 years, 7 months and 10 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Whyte vs Chisora II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Whyte vs Chisora II?
Whyte vs Chisora II was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.
What were the odds on Whyte vs Chisora II?
Dillian Whyte was a 17/50 (-290) favourite going into the contest, while Derek Chisora made his way into the ring at 123/50 (+250) with oddsmakers.
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