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 Last update:  3/21/2012       Read more by Ruslan Chikov            &
Dereck Chisora To Invade Russia To Watch Lebedev-Cox
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By Ruslan Chikov

Controversial British heavyweight Derek Chisora is planning to attend a big boxing event being staged on April 4th at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. On February 18th, Chisora ​​lost a unanimous twelve round decision to WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. The fight attracted worldwide attention because of the incident at the weigh-in where Chisora slapped Vitali. Chisora also had a violent brawl with countryman David Haye at the post-fight press conference. During a recent hearing, the British Boxing Board of Control punished Chisora for last month's incidents, by taking away his license to box.

In the main event of the Moscow show, 32-year-old Russian boxer Denis Lebedev will defend his WBA interim-cruiserweight title against Shawn Cox from Barbados.

"I want to come to Russia to get acquainted with this great country and I want to watch the fight between Denis Lebedev and Shawn Cox," said Chisora in a statement provided to "Dennis is a great boxer, and we share the same promoter - Frank Warren. I hope that I'm given a chance to talk on TV about these recent events in my life because the gossip and [the] rumors have been incredible. I want to tell the truth and connect all the dots. I hope that my future performances will be broadcast on Russian television."

Tags: Dereck Chisora , Denis Lebedev , Shawn Cox , Lebedev vs Cox , Lebedev-Cox

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comment by Drunk Punch, on 03-21-2012
MGM = Me Going (to) Moscow

comment by Superflo777, on 03-21-2012
What happened to "MGM here I come" Chisora?

comment by Capaedia, on 03-21-2012
Invading Russia would probably be the craziest thing Chisora has done. Probably

comment by ophqui, on 03-21-2012
Wonder where derek will be boxing next. Hmmmm

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