In the last heavyweight fight between the two back in May 2021, the two went the whole 12 rounds, and in the end, Parker won on a split decision despite dropping to the canvas in the first round.
Chisora felt like he should have won on the night, and this will add more fuel to the fire in the build up of these two getting ready to meet again in the ring.
Both boxers have a lot to prove, and they need the win desperately to prove that they should have another chance at a world title fight.
Here is everything you need to know ahead of Parker vs Chisora 2
UPDATE 18th December 2021: Parker has said that his career is “on the line” when he steps in to face Chisora.
Speaking to Matchroom, he said: “I want the best Derek Chisora. I got a hard pressure fighter in the first fight with Derek and I think that he’ll be looking to make little adjustments to improve, so I am looking forward to what he’s going to bring.
“As long as I do what I can do it’s not going to go the distance, but I know he feels the same way. There’s no issues for me in the build up with a great camp and injury free.
“I like Derek and respect him, but this is not the time to be friends before the fight. I need to take care of business because my career is on the line here. He’s achieved a lot and I respect him, but that can wait until after the fight.”
The date for Chisora vs Parker 2 is Saturday December 18th 2021. We do not have long to wait for this fight at all and excitement will be at an all time high.
Parimatch’s Boxing Odds favor Parker to win and retain his title
- Joseph Parker 4/11
- Draw 16/1
- Dereck Chisora 21/10
Parker will be determined not to repeat the embarrassment of being knocked down within seconds. But both Chisora and Parker will be on the offensive.
- Joseph Parker To Be Knocked Down 15/8
- Joseph Parker Not To Be Knocked Down 4/11
- Derek Chisora Not To Be Knocked Down 8/11
- Either Fighter To Be Knocked Down 8/15
- No Knockdowns 11/8
It’s not certain how the match will pan out. But Parker’s best chance of victory will be via the Judges’ decision.
- Joseph Parker – to win by Decision or Technical Decision 7/5
- Joseph Parker – to win by KO,TKO or Disqualification 2/1
- Dereck Chisora – to win by Decision or Technical Decision 11/2
- Dereck Chisora – to win by KO,TKO or Disqualification 7/2
The match is predicted to last around 10 rounds
- Under 10.5 Rounds 6/5
- Over 10.5 Rounds 8/13
- Will fight to the Distance 8/11
Tickets for this huge event are on sale for those with Fight Pass from 10am on Thursday November 4th 2021. It then goes on general sale at 10am on Friday 5th November 2021. The prices of these tickets vary from £40-£400.
- Total fights: 43
- Wins: 32
- Wins by KO: 23
- Losses: 11
- Weight: Heavyweight
- Height: 6 ft 2 in
- Total Fights: 31
- Wins: 29
- Wins by KO: 21
- Losses: 2
- Weight: Heavyweight
- Height: 6 ft 4 in
Details around how to watch this fight have already been revealed. You will need to have a subscription to DAZN as they are televising the event.
Many might be surprised that the whole undercard has also been revealed despite the fight just being announced. Many are saying this is one of the best cards ever.
The card in full is:
- Joshua Buatsi vs Maxim Vlasov
- Carlos Gongora vs Lerrone Richards: For IBO World Super-Middleweight Title
- Jack Cullen vs Emre Cukur: For European Super Middleweight Title
- Zelfa Barrett vs Bruno Tarimo: For IBF World Super-Featherweight Title Eliminator
- Rhiannon Dixon vs TBC
- Sandy Ryan vs TBC
- David Nkiya vs TBC
- Jordan Thompson vs TBC
- Parker vs Chisora 2
The fight will be taking place in the UK at the AO Arena, Manchester.
UK Start Time
The time for this event has not been fully confirmed yet, we should know more in a few days, but it should start around 7 – 8 pm GMT on 18th December 2021.
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