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Bryant Jennings: I'll Fight Chisora, Szpilka The Same Day

By Rick Reeno

Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings (17-0, 9KOs) is hoping Artur Szpilka is a man of his word. Jennings was scheduled to face Polish giant Mariusz Wach in an HBO televised fight on January 18th at the Bell Centre in Montreal. After initially accepting the fight, Wach withdrew a few days later.

Soon after, Wach's countryman, unbeaten Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12KOs), began taunting Jennings in the press. Szpilka says he is ready to replace Wach, and face Jennings on the January date.

Another fighter who Jennings wants to face is EBU champion Dereck Chisora (19-4, 13KOs) - especially after seeing an article on BoxingScene.com where Chisora was demanding an immediate showdown with one of the top contenders.

"I just want to accept the invitation of Szpilka. He's been calling me out. I want him to know that we accept his invitation. And then there is Chisora, because Chisora has been looking for a tough opponent. I'm here and I'm ready. Whichever one of them wants to come forward. And both of them could get handled on the same night," Jennings told BoxingScene.com.

James Prince, who manages Jennings, is hoping a deal with Szpilka can be reached.

"If Bryant could, he would fight them both on the same night. We want to acknowledge the Polish people, because Szpilka is Polish and Polish people keep their word. We're happy that Szpilka wants to represent for the Polish," Prince told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WitherGlove on 12-03-2013

[QUOTE=mrlopez;13990280]i was areeing with your post until you said his inside game reminds you of ward...wtf?!?!?!?!? Jennings has inside game, he punches in bunches. ward likes to hold n hit and push away....[/QUOTE] I'm not saying it's the same, I'm…

Comment by Scott.Weiland. on 12-03-2013

[QUOTE=TonitosWay;13989118]I watch this guy outwork us all in the gym. He's hungry & he inspires you to push your limit.[/QUOTE] I never knew this homes was from Phili,damn ! I considered him well schooled.who trains him ? [QUOTE=Tobi.G;13989247]So we will…

Comment by mrlopez on 12-03-2013

[QUOTE=WitherGlove;13990221]All the guys on here thinking Chisora will beat Jennings if they end up fighting hit me up I would love to bet, Jennings is going to beat his a$$ and make it look easy. Chisora can fight but he…

Comment by WitherGlove on 12-03-2013

All the guys on here thinking Chisora will beat Jennings if they end up fighting hit me up I would love to bet, Jennings is going to beat his a$$ and make it look easy. Chisora can fight but he…

Comment by parrish duke on 12-03-2013

Jennings is very good - why would anyone on here lesten Liahkovic he has been KO'd his last 3 fights or more - he said Deontay Wilder KO'd him with illegal punches then proceeded to swim without gwtting wet on…

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