Wilder to fight in March or April, Chisora not in the picture
By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder (27-0, 27 KO’s) will be back in the ring in March or April and looking for his 28th consecutive knockout in a fight that could be televised by Showtime in the United States.
Wilder still plans on fighting for a world title in 2013, and his new #9 WBA ranking puts him in line for a title shot against either Wladimir Klitschko or Alexander Povetkin this year.
As for Wilder facing Britain’s Dereck Chisora, Wilder says he doesn’t have any plans on facing him next. I mean, it wouldn’t be fair to Chisora to have him thrown in the ring with a super heavyweight like the 6’7” Wilder.
If Chisora was having problems taking David Haye’s shots, would do you think would happen to him if he put in the ring with Wilder? It wouldn’t be good for Chisora, let me put it this way.
Wilder said on his twitter “No, I’m not but I would love to meet him though.”
It’s not a doable fight because Chisora is in the rebuilding stage after having lost four out of his last five fights. Do you honestly think Chisora’s promoter Frank Warren would let him fight a talent like Wilder after having lost all those fights?
The money wouldn’t be good for a Chisora-Wilder fight because Wilder isn’t a huge star, and Chisora would get knocked out for nothing. I got to be honest, it wouldn’t be worth it for Chisora to take the fight and then up getting poleaxed in front of his own British fans on March 16th.
Wilder said to tuscaloosanews.com “The plan is to fight for a title this year. The ranking allows me to do that. If everything goes as we have planned, I’ll be fighting for a title by the end of the year. I’m hoping for mid-March or early April.”
Wilder needs to step it up against better quality opposition, and a fight against Chisora would be a backwards move for Wilder. He’s already beaten the Kelvin Price and Matthew Greer types, so he doesn’t need to add Chisora to that list of 2nd tier fighters. Wilder needs better opposition than that.