Dereck Chisora Wiki, Dereck Chisora Bio
Dereck Chisora Wiki: Dereck Chisora born 29 December 1983 is a British professional boxer. He held the WBA International, WBO International, European, British, and Commonwealth heavyweight titles between 2010 and 2014, and has challenged once for the WBC heavyweight title in 2012. As of November 2018, Chisora is ranked as the world’s seventh-best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. and eleventh by Boxrec.
Dereck Chisora Biography
Chisora was born in Mbare, a suburb of the Zimbabwean capital Harare. As a teenager, he attended Churchill School. Chisora and his family moved to the United Kingdom in 1999 and lived in Finchley, London.
Dereck Chisora Professional career
Chisora turned professional on 17 February 2007, scoring a second-round TKO against István Kecskés. After winning three more fights (all by decision), he came up against the toughest test of his career against fellow rising British heavyweight prospect, Sam Sexton. Chisora won the fight by stopping Sexton in the final 30 seconds of the final round. He moved on from the win over Sexton by beating Shawn Mclean, an American, at the Grosvenor House hotel in Mayfair, and then stopped the experienced Lee Swaby in 3 rounds at the York Hall. Chisora finished the year with a December victory over Neil Simpson at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London’s Docklands leaving him with an 8–0 record at the end of his second year as a professional.
Dereck Chisora Personal life
In November 2010, Chisora was found guilty of assaulting his then-girlfriend after finding text messages from another man on her phone. He narrowly escaped being sent to jail, and was given a 12-week prison sentence suspended for two years. He was ordered to pay £1,500 in compensation and £500 costs and complete 150 hours community work. The court was told that the fighter also had previous convictions for public order offences, assaulting a police officer and possession of an offensive weapon.
Dillian Whyte vs Dereck Chisora results and updates
Join Bloody Elbow today (Saturday, December 22nd) for live results and discussion as heavyweights Dillian Whyte (24-1, 17 KOs) and Dereck Chisora (29-8, 21 KOs) square off in a much-anticipated rematch of their 2016 “Fight of the Year” contender, which Whyte won by 12-round split decision.