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Dereck Chisora To Face Edmund Gerber For EBU Belt

By Per Ake Persson

As BoxingScene.com reported a few days ago, Dereck Chisora (17-4, 11KOs) will not fight Denis Boytsov for the vacant EBU heavyweight title. Instead Chisora will take on Boytsov's stablemate at Sauerland Event, Edmund Gerber (23-1, 14KOs). The fight will go ahead either on September 21 at Copper Box Arena in London or September 27.

For Gerber, fresh off a number of poor performances with close, dubious wins - this is his big chance but it must be said that Chisora begins as an overwhelming favorite.

As Boytsov, the plans for him are not known at this stage but he has stated he has no interest in the EBU title

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yoz on 08-30-2013

Shouldn't this be Chisora-Sprott?

Comment by beez721 on 08-30-2013

[QUOTE=billeau2;13698869]Absolutely I see great things for derrick. he is young as a pup and has plenty of time to learn a few things. he has already been in and given a good account of himself agaist the best. Hes very…

Comment by billeau2 on 08-30-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler I;13698850]Every fighter needs to build experience. Chisora was talented enough to be British and Commonwealth champion after just 14 fights and competitive with the best in the world after 18 fights. He wasn't even in great condition for…

Comment by Clegg on 08-30-2013

I don't think this is the best fight for Chisora at this point in his career, but regardless of that I'm surprised they picked such a poor opponent for the main event fight on the opening night of a new…

Comment by PittyPat on 08-30-2013

I'm shocked that Gerber appears to be a [i]real[/i] German, rather than all these Armenians and Bosnians masquerading as "Germans" just because they happen to have been granted citizenship.

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