Absolute incredible fight between Dillian Whyte and Derech Chisora which lived up to its hype as both fighters went all out for 12 rounds in a closely contested fight. In the end it was Dillian Whyte who came out stronger to just nick the fight on decision which in all fairness could have gone either way.
The fight was close and the split decision was as close as you could have got with [115-114], [115-113] and [114-115] in favour of Whyte. Chisora will feel disappointed with the result as he had Whyte in trouble on several occasions but Whyte threw less but meaningful punches.
Fight Results & Highlights
Dillian Whyte is set to take on Dereck Chisora for all British heavyweight showdown on Saturday, 10th December as part of the Joshua-Molina undercard in Manchester. This fight also serve as WBC heavyweight title eliminator where winner is set to get oppertunity to fight Deontay Wilder for the WBC belt as mandatory. The build up to this fight has been as expected full of drama and controversies.
Whyte vs Chisora has take most of the limelight going into the big night and this fight is scheduled to take place just before the main-event of Joshua vs Molina PPV. Sky Box Office will be broadcasting the entire card live on their PPV channel starting at around 5pm uk time and we can expect Whyte vs Chisora anytime around 9:30 uk time. However if you miss the live action or live abroad and don’t have live coverage you can always tune in here after the fight to get highlights.
If main-event between Joshua-Molina is a mismatch you could not hope for a more competitive fight that Whyte-Chisora. One is a younger and probably more hungry fighter while Chisora is a season veteran who has been in the ring against some top notch fighters. That makes it a even and very exciting prospect where you can expect a slugfest.
During the official weigh-ins, Chisora weighed at around 17st 12lbs 6oz while Whyte weighed slightly lower at 17st 8lbs 5oz. Verbal attacks continue at the post weigh-in interviews with Chisora calling his opponent a “donkey” and he will be riding him on saturday night. On the other hand Whyte was in much relaxed mode.
Whyte comes into this fight on the back of three consecutive wins after that Anthony Joshua defeat this time last year. He defeated Ian Lewison and David Allen earlier in the year and goes into the fight night slightly favourite.