Derek Chisora and Kubrat Pulev will meet up with for a 2nd time at The O2 in London on Saturday July 9, reside around the world on DAZN (excluding Australia, New Zealand and France), over 6 a long time on from their 12-spherical battle for the European Heavyweight Title at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
It was Bulgarian star Pulev (29-2, 14 KOs) who came out on top on that celebration, profitable a tricky split determination that observed him development in their IBF Environment Title Eliminator and declare the vacant European crown for the 2nd time in his job.
British favourite Chisora (32-12, 23 KOs) has due to the fact confronted some of the most significant names in the Heavyweight division, like WBC Environment Title challenger Dillian Whyte 2 times, WBA and IBF Entire world Title challenger Carlos Takam, unified Heavyweight World Champion Oleksandr Usyk and most not long ago two slugfests with previous WBO Champion Joseph Parker.
Two-time Planet Title challenger Pulev, who’s only losses arrived in opposition to fashionable legend Wladimir Klitscho in 2014 and previous unified king Anthony Joshua in 2020, dominated Jerry Forrest to earn a unanimous choice on the Sergey Kovalev vs. Tervel Pulev undercard at the Kia Discussion board in Inglewood, California last month.
“I’m delighted to get this struggle around the line,” explained Matchroom Activity Chairman Eddie Hearn. “Initially we labored on some other opponents for Derek, but this battle came out of nowhere a several days ago and I totally really like it! I think the strapline, ‘Total Carnage’, is definitely ideal for this fight, in phrases of the create-up and in phrases of the combat itself. Hope the sudden but count on a thriller at The O2 on July 9. Both guys have been longstanding fixtures of the Earth Heavyweight division and it is all or practically nothing at The O2 for both of those, as defeat could guide to the conclusion of the road. Admirers can assume a massive undercard and a outstanding primary party for another good event are living on DAZN.”
“This rematch between two of the Heavyweight division’s most thrilling fighters is sure to be a sensational showdown that can take above The O2,” stated Ed Breeze, EVP Legal rights at DAZN. “We glimpse forward to broadcasting this party to supporters all around the world as portion of a stacked and however increasing slate of can’t-miss out on fight evenings all summer months extended on DAZN.”
Tickets for Chisora vs. Pulev are priced £40, £80, £100, £200 and £400 (VIP)
Presale tickets will be available to invest in for O2 Priority Members from midday on Tuesday June 7 through The O2 (www.theo2.co.united kingdom)
Matchroom Battle Go associates will be capable to buy tickets from midday on Wednesday June 8. Precedence ticket information has been emailed instantly to eligible users.
Typical Sale tickets can be bought by using Stage Front (www.stagefronttickets.com) from midday on Thursday June 9.
Press release courtesy of Matchroom Boxing.