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Sports - December 23, 2018

Dillian Whyte knocks-out Dereck Chisora in grudge match

Whyte (r) blocks a left hand hook from Chisora in their encounter.

Dillian Whyte left boxing fans with no doubt as to who the better fighter is between him and Dereck Chisora in their grudge match Saturday night.

Whyte (25-1, 18 KOs) stopped Chisora (29-9, 21 KOs) stopped with an 11th round scary-looking knockout on Sky Box Office at the O2 Arena in London, England.

At the time the fight ended in the 11th, Chisora was winning the fight on two of the judges’ scorecards by the scores 95-94, 95-94, while Whyte was up by a 95-94 score on the third.

Whyte, 30, took advantage of Chisora’s lapse of concentration after a second point deduction for low blows, and he nailed him with a big left to the head that sent the 34-year-old down flat on his back. The referee stopped the fight on the spot. The official time of the stoppage was at 1:56 of round 11.

The win for Whyte was his second over Chisora. Two years ago, Whyte defeated Chisora by a controversial 12 round split decision in December 2016. Most boxing fans felt that Chisora was given a bad deal.

After the fight, Whyte said that he’s earned the right to face IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on April 13 on Sky Box Office at Wembley Stadium in London, UK.

However, Joshua told the boxing fans that he still wants WBC champion Deontay Wilder for that date. However, if he can’t get the fight with Wilder, then Whyte could be the guy that he faces.

“Credit to Dillian, but you know how the list goes,” Joshua said to Sky Sports Box Office after the fight. “If it’s not Deontay Wilder and Whyte gets made, I don’t want to hear boos.”

Whyte said this in response to Joshua: “I deserve my shot, I’ve worked my way up!”

Source: Boxing24news

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