News | Oct 02 2019

Joseph Parker out of Dereck Chisora fight

Hearn seeking new opponent for Dereck Chisora after illness forces Joseph Parker to pull out
Joseph Parker

HEAVYWEIGHT Dereck Chisora is looking for a new opponent after Joseph Parker pulled out of their fight at O2 Arena due to illness.

The pair were set to meet on October 26 on the undercard to the World Boxing Super Series super-lightweight final between Josh Taylor and Regis Prograis.

Promoter Eddie Hearn tweeted: “Due to illness, @joeboxerparker is out of the @DerekWarChisora fight on October 26. We are working on a suitable replacement and will make a further announcement this week”.

Joseph Parker
New Zealand’s Parker is an unassuming heavyweight Esther Lin/Showtime