Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Chisora's Return: Petkovic, Oquendo Being Mentioned

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. 

Tags: Dereck Chisora image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 05-27-2013

hopefully it's oquendo. fres has faded in recent years but he is still a decent name & he will giv e chisora some much needed rounds. this isn't a gimme for del-boy so he better be in better shape then…

Comment by 77Ritchie77 on 05-27-2013

is that a joke about petkovic? hes not a top 300 heavyweight despite his record. 2 fights ago he fought a debuting fighter. He hasnt beaten a fighter over 500 in his last 6 fights since he beat a 6-1…

Comment by Arthur Daley on 05-27-2013

Petrovick would have to much for chisora. Good fight though, looking forward to it.

Comment by knockoutkid on 05-27-2013

They should try and get dimitrenko to fight, dudes got no heart or chin, but anyone tall to help prepare for price, how about ustinov that would be great to see how he'd do against the giant with no skills.

Comment by 77Ritchie77 on 05-27-2013

Petkovic absolutely sucks. No other way to put it. He should've been KO'd by Cisse Salif and he has generally benefitted from changing the rules mid-way through fights on more than one occasion. Chisora should get him out of there…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Khan Knew That One Day He Would Get Pacquiao in The Ring Tommy Coyle Fractures Left Eye Socket On Winning Return Izu Ugonuh: I Just Got Tired; I’m Still a Dangerous Man to Fight Washington Trainer: No Problem with Stoppage Against Wilder Breazeale: I Was Attacked by Wilder, Mob in Front of Wife, Kids Photos: Deontay Wilder Overcomes Washington With TKO Win Photos: Dominic Breazeale Blasts Out Izu Ugonoh in Wild War Haye Explains His Plan To Brutally Drill Bellew, End His Career Canelo vs. Golovkin Deal is Close, Says Golden Boy President Wilder, Breazeale Get Into Post-Fight Altercation in Hotel Lobby! Photos: Rey Vargas Beats Gavin McDonnell - Captures WBC Belt Bellew on Haye: He Spends Christmas in Miami, Not With His Kids Photos: Jarrett Hurd Stops Tony Harrison - Captures IBF Title Amir Khan Vows To Beat Manny Pacquiao, Rips 'Hater' Eddie Hearn Horn's Promoter: I Don't Believe Pacquiao-Khan Deal For April! Hadillah Mohoumadi vs. Serhiy Demchenko For Vacant EU Title Koncz Confirms Pacquiao-Khan Deal, Says More Details Next Week BJ Flores Debuts at Heavyweight: Caleb Plant, Nyambayar Win Washington: I Got Impatient, I Went For It and Wilder Caught Me Deontay Wilder: Is Parker Ready For Me? I'm Ready For Him! Pacquiao vs. Khan on April 23: Fighters Announce Deal is Reached Deontay Wilder Starts Slow, Stops Gerald Washington in Five Wilder vs. Washington - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jarrett Hurd Rallies To Stop Tony Harrison, Win IBF Title Tony Harrison vs. Jarrett Hurd - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Dominic Breazeale Knocks Out Izu Ugonoh in Dramatic Fight Wilder vs. Washington - CompuBox Historical Review Photos: Maurice Hooker Dominates Cristobal Cruz in Mexico Gavin McDonnell: Rey Vargas Beat Me Fair and Square Rey Vargas Decisions Gavin McDonnell, Captures WBC Title Luke Campbell - Drops, Stops and Dominates Jairo Lopez Photos: Andy Vences Open Workout From The SNAC Gym Cody Crowley talks sparring with Mayweather, homecoming bout Tommy Coyle Drills Rakeem Noble in Three Rounds De La Hoya: Chavez Being Overweight Would Be a Slap in The Face Wilder: Fans Not Worried About Klitschko, They Want Me vs. Joshua Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Rematch in September? Gavin McDonnell vs. Rey Vargas - LIVE Results Breazeale: Ugonoh 'Has to Pay' for My Loss to Anthony Joshua Photos: Eleider Alvarez Blasts Out Lucian Bute in Five Rounds
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement