Johnny Nelson has revealed Dillian Whyte put a voodoo curse over Chisora ahead of fight

Dillian Whyte Press Conference

With Anthony Joshua potentially laying in wait, Dillian Whyte has taken a big risk by agreeing to face Dereck Chisora at the O2 Arena on December 22.

It will be a rematch of their fight in 2016 which Whyte won on a contentious split decision.

The two men have already come face-to-face to record 'The Gloves are Off' where former WBO cruiserweight world champion Johnny Nelson brings them together to discuss the upcoming fight.

Although the programme is yet to air, a few teaser clips have been released to whet the appetite, including one where Chisora used an unusual turn of phrase to describe what he will do to Whyte during the bout.

"I'm going to go through this man like a laxative," Chisora said, curiously.

"If you've ever taken those laxative pills," said Chisora. "You know the ones you take, you wait for 20 minutes, and then you go to the toilet, they go through you."

Whyte appeared more bemused by the comments than concerned.

However, it has been revealed Whyte had a slightly odd moment himself when he put a voodoo curse on Chisora.

Unlike Chisora's laxative dig, though, it will not be shown in the final edit.

And the host Nelson explained the reason behind that decision is down to the potential of causing offence to viewers who can translate what was said.

"The producers and directors were not sure if it was profanity and what exactly he was saying," Nelson told iFL TV.

"In our language in the West Indies it is called juju, it's just a bit of voodoo stuff."

When asked whether he knew the true meaning of Whyte's words, Nelson admitted he did, but remained tight-lipped over what was said.

"My dad told me not to repeat it, it's not good."

Looking at their records on paper, it may seem like a no-contest with Whyte only losing one of his 25 fights and that came against Anthony Joshua three years ago via a seventh-round knockout.

Dillian Whyte Press Conference

In comparison, Chisora is over four years older three inches smaller and has an overall record of 29-8.

Chisora has also lost three of his last seven fights but was able to secure this fight after an awesome display to knock out Carlos Takam earlier in the year.

However, boxing rarely follows an exact script, and therefore you can expect the unexpected.

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