News | Dec 08 2016

Dillian Whyte-Dereck Chisora will still go ahead but with no title on the line

Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora will still meet on Saturday
Dereck Chisora
Dereck Chisora  |  Action Images

BRITISH heavyweights Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora will still fight each other this weekend after Chisora threw the bout into jeapordy by hurling a table at Whyte during a press conference yesterday.

The British Boxing Board of Control held an emergency meeting earlier today to discuss the incident and decide what punishments would be handed down – including the option of cancelling the fight.

It has since been confirmed that the fight will go ahead however Whyte’s British title will not be on the line. Chisora has also been ordered to pay a £25,000 fine, plus a further £5,000 in costs.

 

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