Event : Derek Chisora VS. Kubrat Pulev 2
Date: Saturday, July 9
Time: 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET
Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. BST / 5 p.m. ET
Place : at The O2 Arena in London.
TV channels : DAZN
At the O2 Arena in Greenwich, United Kingdom, on Saturday, heavyweights Derek Chisora (32-12) and Kubrat Pulev (29-2) square off in the main event.The game starts at 2:00 PM ET (DAZN).
Chisora enters the ring again in an effort to halt a three-bout slump. His most recent defeat came at the hands of Joseph Parker in a unanimous decision in Manchester, United Kingdom. Prior to that, he had lost to Parker in a split decision at the same location in May 2021.
Chisora lost against Oleksander Usyk in a unanimous decision in October 2020 at Wembley Arena in London, when the world pandemic was at its worst. At the O2 Arena in October 2019, he defeated David Price via fourth-round TKO.
In May 2016, Pulev defeated Chisora in the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, by a split decision. At the time, he successfully defended his vacant EBU European heavyweight championship.
Kubrat, well known as “The Cobra,” is 41 years old and enters the five with a remarkable 5.5′′ reach advantage. In December 2020, he lost a championship battle against Anthony Joshua at Wembley by knockout in the ninth round. In Inglewood, California, in May of this year, he recovered by defeating Jerry Forrest in a decision that was unanimous.
Derek Chisora VS. Kubrat Pulev 2 Weigh-In Results :
Derek Chisora weighted in at 258.2lbs while Kubrat Pulev came in at 250lbs.
Derek Chisora VS. Kubrat Pulev 2 Odds
Derek Chisora: 9/4
Kubrat Pulev: 4/11
Derek Chisora Record And Bio :
- Nationality: British
- Date of birth: December 29, 1983
- Height: 6′ 1.5″
- Reach: 74″
- Total fights: 44
- Record: 32-12 (23 KOs)
Kubrat Pulev Record And Bio :
- Nationality: Bulgarian
- Date of birth: May 4, 1981
- Height: 6′ 4″
- Reach: 80″
- Total fights: 31
- Record: 29-2 (14 KOs)
Derek Chisora VS. Kubrat Pulev Fight Card :
- Fabio Wardley (13-0, 12 KO) vs Kingsley Ibeh (7-2-1, 6 KO), heavyweights, 8 rounds
- Solomon Dacres (3-0, 1 KO) vs Kevin Nicolas Espindola (7-4, 2 KO), heavyweights, 8 rounds
- Yousuf Ibrahim (1-0, 0 KO) vs Francisco Rodriguez (1-6, 1 KO), junior featherweights, 4 rounds
- Derek Chisora (32-12, 23 KO) vs Kubrat Pulev (29-2, 14 KO), rematch, heavyweights, 12 rounds
- Israil Madrimov (8-0, 6 KO) vs Michel Soro (35-3-1, 24 KO), rematch, junior middleweights, 12 rounds, WBA eliminator
- Ramla Ali (5-0, 1 KO) vs Agustina Rojas (6-1, 0 KO), junior featherweights, 8 rounds
- Felix Cash (15-0, 10 KO) vs Vaughn Alexander (17-6-1, 10 KO), middleweights, 10 rounds
- Caoimhin Agyarko (11-0, 7 KO) vs Lukasz Maciec (28-4-1, 5 KO), junior middleweights, 10 rounds