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Chisora-Pulev Clash in Talks, Purse Bid on March 18

By Per Ake Persson

EBU heavyweight champion Derek Chisora (20-4, 13KOs) and mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev (19-0, 10KOs) are in negotiations for a showdown. The purse bids are again postponed, this time from March 11 to March 18. Chisora vs Pulev is effectively also an eliminator for who will fight unified champion Wladimir Klitschko when he´s past his WBO mandatory Alex Leapai. Pulev is already the mandatory challenger with the IBF.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Daddy T on 03-11-2014

I somehow doubt the fight is being seriously pursued. A lot more money for Chisora in the Fury fight and though I don't think Pulev is the world beater some make him out to be I'd probably give him the…

Comment by Hayehammer on 03-11-2014

[QUOTE=yoz;14315396]Warren isn't going to let Chisora in with Pulev when there's a big money domestic scrap planned for the summer. IMO, Chisora isn't fussed about rematching Fury. He'd rather steal Pulev's mandatory spot and get a crack at Wlad.[/QUOTE] Chisora…

Comment by Holywarrior on 03-11-2014

Nothing would surprise me with Chisora.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 03-11-2014

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;14315491]I'd be surprised if Chisora was seriously considering this fight. He'd make more money, and probably have a more winnable fight against Fury. Anyone else think its more likely Chisora is trying to increase his bargaining power for the…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 03-11-2014

There's no "ducking" on either side if they both decide to take bigger fights instead.

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