Fury vs Chisora 3: Fight time, undercard, prediction, odds and more


yson Fury defends his WBC heavyweight title against Derek Chisora in an all-British showdown in London tonight.

This is the third meeting between two long-time domestic rivals, who previously clashed in both 2011 and 2014.

Fury was victorious on both occasions, first winning the British and Commonwealth belts via unanimous decision in a battle of undefeated prospects before claiming the British, European and WBO International gold with a 10th-round stoppage more than three years later.

The second victory was hugely significant for the self-proclaimed ‘Gypsy King’, as it was a final eliminator for the world title shot against Wladimir Klitschko in Germany that would go on to change the course of his life and career forever.

There is decidedly more scepticism over this pricey pay-per-view stadium trilogy bout, which came to be after Fury’s latest talks over a blockbuster Anthony Joshua fight broke down once again, while a money-spinning undisputed clash against Oleksandr Usyk to crown the first undisputed king of boxing’s blue-riband division since Lennox Lewis is not likely until early 2023.

Usyk is expected to be in attendance tonight with that fight now close to being finalised. Few give Chisora – who turns 39 in December – any sort of a prayer in what amounts to a tune-up bout for Fury ahead of that Usyk clash for all the marbles, with Dillian Whyte having been completely dominated by the title-holder on his UK homecoming at a sold-out Wembley back in April.

‘Del Boy’, meanwhile, followed up a trio of losses at the hands of Usyk and Joseph Parker by edging a split decision in a surprise second bout with Kubrat Pulev in July.

Fury vs Chisora date, start time, venue and ring walks

The third instalment of the Fury vs Chisora rivalry takes place on Saturday, December 3, 2022 in front of a huge crowd at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in north London.

The undercard is expected to begin at around 5pm GMT, with ring walks for the main event anticipated at 9pm, an earlier time due to the stadium’s curfew.

As ever, those exact timings are subject to change depending on the length of the undercard fights.

Fury vs Chisora fight card/undercard in full

Chief support tonight is provided by another heavyweight tussle, with Daniel Dubois defending the WBA ‘Regular’ title he took from Trevor Bryan on a bizarre night in Miami in June against South Africa’s former cruiserweight Kevin Lerena.

France’s Yvan Mendy also puts his European light-heavyweight title on the line against Denys Berinchyk of Ukraine.

Tyson Fury vs Derek Chisora

Daniel Dubois vs Kevin Lerena

Yvan Mendy vs Denys Berinchyk

Karol Itauma vs Vladimir Belujsky

Hosea Burton vs Reinis Porozovs

Isaac Lowe vs Sandeep Singh Bhatti

Royston Barney-Smith vs Cruz Perez

Daniel Dubois defends his WBA ‘Regular’ heavyweight title on the undercard

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How to watch Fury vs Chisora

TV channel: In the UK, Fury vs Chisora is being broadcast tonight live via pay-per-view on BT Sport Box Office, with the event costing £26.95 to purchase.

The Box Office coverage starts at 7pm, with an hour first on BT Sport 2 from 6pm.

Live stream: Those who have bought the fight can also watch it live online via the BT Sport Box Office website or app.

Live coverage: You won’t miss any of the action tonight with Standard Sport’s live fight night blog.

Fury vs Chisora fight prediction

Fury is a massive, overwhelming favourite here for a reason. Chisora will be game as ever and willing to throw bombs at every opportunity no doubt, the problem being that he is unlikely to ever get close enough to the champion to do any damage.

As we’ve seen countless times now, the towering Fury is an absolute master of the footwork, movement and angles, utilising his remarkable ring IQ and skillset to dominate vastly inferior challengers, as we saw against Whyte.

Tyson Fury is the overwhelming favourite to retain his WBC belt at Tottenham’s stadium

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And since that second fight with Deontay Wilder, he’s also added the explosive power he needs to finish off struggling challengers with aplomb.

Del Boy won’t lack heart and determination as ever, but another emphatic Fury knockout is on the way. We’ll go with round six again.

Fury vs Chisora weigh-in results

Fury weighed in at 268lbs on Friday night, four pounds heavier than he was against Whyte. Chisora, meanwhile, tipped the scales at 260lbs, having weighed around 258 in his rematch with Pulev.

Fury vs Chisora betting odds

Fury to win: 1/40

Chisora to win: 14/1

Draw: 40/1

Fury to win by decision/technical decision: 3/1

Fury to win by KO, TKO or DQ: 1/4

Chisora to win by decision/technical decision: 40/1

Chisora to win by KO, TKO or DQ: 20/1

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).

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