By Luke Furman
On July 20th, controversial heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora (16-4, 10 KOs) will return to the ring as part of a card being organized by promoter Frank Warren in London. On Wednesday, Warren will hold a press conference to announce Chisora's opponent. Several candidates, due to conflicts, rejected the opportunity to fight Chisora on the card.
Two of the candidates being mentioned are Alexander Petkovic (47-4-4, 25 KOs) and Fres Oquendo (35-7, 23 KOs). However, Oquendo is scheduled to face Derric Rossy on June 8th in Indiana. Petkovic has been undefeated since 2006 and won his last 15 fights, including a May twelve round decision over Timo Hoffmann. It would be Petkovic's third fight of 2013 if a deal is finalized.
Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.