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Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora undercard: Complete list of fights before main event in 2022 boxing match

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On Saturday, reigning WBC heavyweight champ Tyson Fury looks to go 3-0 over old rival Derek Chisora at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. The 12-round bout, plus undercard action, will be broadcast by BT Sport Box Office in the U.K. and ESPN+ in the U.S.

Fury (32-0-1, 23 KOs) is coming off a spectacular one-punch, sixth-round knockout over Dillian Whyte in April. That bout took place at Wembley Stadium and pulled in a U.K. attendance record of 94,000 fans. The trilogy bout with Chisora is expected to pull in approximately 65,000.

Immediately after the bout, at the post-fight press conference, Fury officially announced his retirement from the sport. Few believed him, and less than six months later “The Gypsy King” was back.

“Like an oil lamp back in the day, when a fighter retires they have no real purpose,” said Fury in an interview with BT Sport.

“[Chisora] gave me my first opportunity on a British title, then he gave me my second opportunity on a British and European title, and a final eliminator for a world title. Now I’m repaying Derek by giving him a shot at the world title.”

The 38-year-old Chisora (33-12, 23 KOs) is a massive underdog and, hyperbole to one side, if he were to beat Fury it would rank among the biggest upsets in boxing history. The fighter known as “War” has defied the odds in the past, but Fury has always looked like a bridge too far.

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“I back myself every day in everything I do,” countered Chisora. “In the United Kingdom, we have this thing of saying nobody’s got a chance. A couple of years ago, Leicester [FC] didn’t have a chance of winning the premier league and they won it. You never know who’s got a chance.”

Prior to the Fury-Chisora main event, fans will be treated to action from super featherweight to heavyweight. The Sporting News now breaks down Saturday’s undercard:

Daniel Dubois vs. Kevin Lerena

British colossus Daniel Dubois makes his maiden defence of the lightly regarded WBA “regular” heavyweight title when he takes on South African boxer-puncher Kevin Lerena.

Since his stoppage defeat to Joe Joyce, in November 2020, Dubois (18-1, 17 KOs) has bounced back with three knockout wins. With his most recent outing — a second-round drubbing of American Trevor Bryan — the amiable Londoner netted himself this secondary world title.

Lerena (28-1, 14 KOs) made his bones in the cruiserweight division and was rated as high as No. 4 by The Ring. In the fall of 2020, the 30-year-old southpaw ventured north to heavyweight and he’s won three fights since. In September, Lerena won a 12-round unanimous decision over former world title challenger Mariusz Wach.

Yvan Mendy vs. Denys Berinchyk

French veteran Yvan Mendy gets back on the horse for his first defence of the European lightweight championship against unbeaten Denys Berinchyk.

The 37-year-old Mendy (47-5-1, 22 KOs) is a strong technician with bags of experience. It was that very attribute that led to a signature win over former Olympic champion Luke Campbell, in 2015, and the Frenchman is still operating at a high level despite his age.

Berinchyk, 34, could be a tough challenge. The Ukrainian lefty has been matched tough over the last three years and has amassed a 16-0 (9 KOs). His most recent outing was a 12-round unanimous decision win over former world title challenger Isa Chaniev.

Karol Itauma vs. Wladimir Belujsky

The 2018 Youth Olympic champion Karol Itauma continues his learning curve against Wladimir Belujsky at light heavyweight.

The highly touted Itauma is unbeaten in eight fights with six knockouts. A 6-1 southpaw with good balance and a varied attack, this U.K. based prospect of Slovakian descent could have a very high ceiling. He’s in against Vladimir Belujsky (12-5-1, 8 KOs), who was on a five-fight win streak before losing a pair of points decisions in his most recent bouts.

Isaac Lowe vs. Sandeep Singh Bhatti

Super featherweight Isaac Lowe, younger cousin of Tyson Fury, seeks to get back in the win column in a six-round stay-busy bout against the unheralded Sandeep Singh Bhatti.

In April, on the Tyson Fury-Dillian Whyte undercard, Lowe was halted in six rounds by rival Nick Ball. That defeat followed hot on the heels of a punishing seventh-round knockout loss to Mexican Luis Alberto Lopez.

Lowe (21-2-3, 6 KOs) is looking to knock off some ring rust before resuming his career in earnest in 2023. His opponent is 8-4 (1 KO).

When is Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3?

  • Date: Saturday, December 3
  • Start time: 2:00 p.m. ET | 7:00 p.m. GMT
  • Main event: 4:00 p.m. ET | 9:00 p.m. GMT

Fury vs. Chisora 3 takes place on December 3. The main card starts around 2:00 p.m. ET | 7:00 p.m. GMT. Fury and Chisora should make their way to the ring at the slightly earlier time of 4:00 p.m. ET | 9.00 p.m. GMT, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

How to watch Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3.

Fury vs. Chisora, plus undercard action, will be broadcast by BT Sport Box Office in the U.K. and ESPN+ in the U.S.

Country

Date

Channel + Live Stream

United Kingdom

Sat. Dec 3

BT Sport Box Office

USA

Sat. Dec 3

ESPN+

MORE: U.S.-based fans can sign up to watch Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 on ESPN+

Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 price: How much does the card cost? 

The Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 fight costs £26.95 via BT Sport Box Office, while fans in the U.S. can watch the bout on ESPN+ (see below for pricing information)

Product

Prices

ESPN+ Monthly Subscription

$9.99/month

ESPN+ Annual Subscription

$99.99/year

The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported

$13.99/month

The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads

$19.99/month

Click here to learn about the different pricing and bundling options with the ESPN+ platform

Where is Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3?

Fury vs. Chisora 3 takes place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. A crowd of 65,000 is expected.

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Tyson Fury record and bio

  • Nationality: British
  • Born: August 12, 1988
  • Height: 6-9
  • Reach: 85 inches
  • Total fights: 33
  • Record: 32-0-1 (23 KOs)

Derek Chisora record and bio

  • Nationality: British
  • Born: December 29, 1983
  • Height: 6-2
  • Reach: 74 inches
  • Total fights: 45
  • Record: 33-12 (23 KOs)

Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora fight card

Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora. WBC heavyweight title

Daniel Dubois vs. Kevin Lerena, WBA “regular” heavyweight title

Yvan Mendy vs. Denys Berinchyk, European lightweight title

Karol Itauma vs. Wladimir Belujsky, light heavyweight

Isaac Lowe vs. Sandeep Singh Bhatti, super featherweight


Credit: sportingnews.com

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