Chisora Banned From Boxing


The British Boxing Board of Control, BBB of C, yesterday in Cardiff, withdrawn the licence of British heavyweight boxer, Dereck Chisora.

The Londoner was involved in series of controversial incidents before and after his WBC heavyweight title challenge against Vitali Klitschko at the Olympiahalle on 18 February.

He slapped Klitschko at the weigh-in and spat water at the Ukrainian’s brother Wladimir just prior to the contest, which he lost on points. that was before becoming embroiled in a brawl with David Haye at the post-fight press conference.

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Chisora, has also been handed an indefinite ban and fine by the WBC. He was called before the BBB of C in Cardiff yesterday and after a hearing which lasted around four hours, it was confirmed that the 28-year-old’s licence had been withdrawn.

“I’m bitterly disappointed my licence to box was taken away by the board. Right now I am an ex-professional unable to earn a living,” Chisora said.

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