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David Price Eyes Dereck Chisora Domestic Showdown

By Steve Lillis, courtesy of The Daily Star

DAVID PRICE wants to defend his British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles against bad boy Dereck Chisora.

Del boy’s British fight licence was withdrawn after a wild press conference brawl with David Haye back in February but he is expected to reapply next month.

Price, 29, who risks his titles against Matt Skelton at Aintree Equestrian Centre on Friday, said: “Dereck is a fight that interests me for the simple reason that he is a good fighter.

“After I get Skelton out of the way Dereck is the only one left at domestic level.

“There is David Haye, but it looks like a world title or nothing for him.”

Promoter Frank Maloney believes it could take place next spring at a football stadium but Price warned: “It would have to be on the grounds that I was defending my British title.

“I want to keep my Lonsdale belt so Dereck must get a British licence.”

Chisora hasn’t boxed since being stopped in five rounds by Haye in front of 30,000 fans at Upton Park in July when they held Luxembourg Boxing Federation licences.

AMIR KHAN’S younger brother Haroon, 21, will make his professional debut at Manchester Arena on January 19.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 11-29-2012

[QUOTE=Hamza305;12746953]If he got into fighting shape, he would be far more formidable. He could easily hold a world title for some time but asking him to get into legit, fighting shape is asking for a lot.[/QUOTE] i like chisora but…

Comment by OptimusWolf on 11-28-2012

great fight. If del boy turns up he is a pretty useful fighter. Thought on another day he'd beat fury tbh. Am excited by Price but he needs to fight someone who somes forward and is a lot better than…

Comment by Tobi.G on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=wja1966;12747108]I would love to see this what a fight it would be. Even though Price would be slight favourite but any lapse in concentration and Del boy would K.O him[/QUOTE] Chisora is a good worker in the ring but not…

Comment by wja1966 on 11-28-2012

I would love to see this what a fight it would be. Even though Price would be slight favourite but any lapse in concentration and Del boy would K.O him

Comment by El Pistolero on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=joe strong;12746838]i think he beat helenius too but it depends on what you think a gatekeeper is. to me a gatekeeper is a B level contender who will beat all the journeymen, remain in the top 20 & could pull…

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