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Bellew vs. Chilemba Final WBC Eliminator in Play

By Edward Chaykovsky

According to the Liverpool Echo, there is a strong possibility that Tony Bellew (19-1, 12KOs) will face Isaac Chilemba (20-1-1, 9KOs) in a WBC final eliminator on March 30th at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The winner will receive a shot at the WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson. Both of the boxers hold recent victories over dangerous veteran Edison Miranda. Chilemba won a decision over him in February of last year, and then Bellew stopped him in nine rounds in September. Bellew-Chilemba sizes up to be a classic boxer vs. puncher matchup.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by vxrandall on 01-09-2013

[QUOTE=dan_cov;12901211]Chilemba should win, not sure he'll get the decision mind.[/QUOTE] on what basis?! Bellew is a good boxer with a very handy jab and his variation is educated. Plus he can bang if he needs to. I fail to see…

Comment by Tonyu on 01-09-2013

This is a good and interesting matchup - both fought a Miranda way past his best that was a different Miranda the one that gave Pavlik a war a few years back but a good name on your C.V. but…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 01-09-2013

[quote=dan_cov] Chilemba should win, not sure he'll get the decision mind. [/quote] He should and I hope he does. I missed Chilemba's last fight so Idk how he looked. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by LacedUp on 01-09-2013

[QUOTE=Gypsy John Fury;12901243]huh; neither are "punchers"?![/QUOTE] Agreed. Think they have Bellew down as a puncher still.

Comment by D-MiZe on 01-09-2013

I'm split on this fight... Chilemba is a talented fighter but he had a disastrous 8th round against Vlasov and Bellew hits hard enough to cause him trouble. I think it'll be a close fought contest but can't pick a…

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