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Dave Allen vs. Christopher Lovejoy Set For Usyk-Chisora Card

Dave Allen will fight Christopher Lovejoy on the undercard of the blockbuster Heavyweight clash between Oleksandr Usyk and Derek Chisora at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday October 31, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and on DAZN in all of its nine markets including the U.S.

Fan favourite Allen was due to make his ring return against Christian Hammer before the German was forced out after testing positive for COVID-19 now meets undefeated Christopher Lovejoy whose 100% KO record from his 19 professional bouts see him ranked in the top 15 with the WBA.

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2019 held mixed fortunes for Allen, who has now linked up with trainer Jamie Moore, with ‘The White Rhino’ looking to end Lovejoy’s unbeaten run in style.

“I’m looking forward to this fight with Chris,” said Allen. “He’s positioned 15th with the WBA and I’d love to take that World ranking. He’s a big, strong man and just look at his record - He’s done what’s been asked of him in those 19 fights. There’s not much footage of him, so I don’t know really know what I’m preparing for which adds to the intrigue but I’m going in there to do a number on him."

"I finally made it here to the U.K!" said Lovejoy. "I'm here to shock the world and show what Chris Lovejoy is really about. Dave will end up number 20 on my record. I've travelled a long way so I just hope he shows up!"

"This is fascinating," added promoter Eddie Hearn. "Here we have this giant in Christopher Lovejoy that has amassed 19 wins with 19 KOs against limited opposition and has somehow found himself in the world top 15. The truth is, he might be an absolute beast or he may get found out but for Dave Allen it’s a huge opportunity. There will be plenty of eyeballs on this fight and if Dave can get the win he will force himself into the World rankings and land a major fight in 2021. I have absolutely no idea what’s going to happen but I’m excited to find out!"

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Comment by RJJ-94-02=GOAT on 10-27-2020

[QUOTE=deathofaclown;20841748]And somehow has a top 15 ranking with the WBA :lol1: Someone at the WBA was clearly updating the rankings and looked at his record and never looked at his list of opponents[/QUOTE] The WBA are the worst... :lol1: All…

Comment by Rick Taylor on 10-27-2020

[QUOTE=YoungManRumble;20841646]Odds came out tonight. Lovejoy KO is +500 lol I[B] almost wanna throw a few bucks on it for fun just for how much trash I've talked about him. [/B] Moneyline is Allen -600 Lovejoy +350[/QUOTE] you should bet on…

Comment by deathofaclown on 10-27-2020

[QUOTE=RJJ-94-02=GOAT;20836595]Lovejoy is ranked 443rd on Boxrec. :lol1:[/QUOTE] And somehow has a top 15 ranking with the WBA :lol1: Someone at the WBA was clearly updating the rankings and looked at his record and never looked at his list of opponents

Comment by mlac on 10-27-2020

lovejoy has gained nearly 100lbs in 9 months...how is that even physically possibile!?!?:lol1: Lovejoy v Conrad Lam next?

Comment by YoungManRumble on 10-27-2020

[QUOTE=Rick Taylor;20838910]this bum will ko dave coward allen tbh[/QUOTE] Odds came out tonight. Lovejoy KO is +500 lol I almost wanna throw a few bucks on it for fun just for how much trash I've talked about him. Moneyline is…

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