Chisora not interested in Haye or Harrison – He only wants Vitali’s WBC title after Wladimir
By Scott Gilfoid: British and Commonwealth champion Derek Chisora (14-0, 9 KO’s) seems like he’s living in a dream world, as he’s already looking past his next fight with IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KO’s) and is thinking of Wladimir’s brother Vitali Klitschko’s WBC heavyweight title that he wants next. Despite being British, Chisora isn’t interested in taking on the winner of the World Boxing Association heavyweight clash between champion David Haye and Audley Harrison. Instead, Chisora, 26, had this to say at Sky Sports News, “I don’t really care about those other two guys, David Haye and his friend Audley Harrison. They have nothing I want to be honest. The belt [Haye’s WBA strap] has got is one of the lowest, so I don’t really care about it. The WBC one [the belt belonging to Vitali Klitschko] is the one I want. I want to be a massive underdog. I don’t want everybody to be like ‘Oh, he’s got a chance.’ I want to shock the world. It is a big step up but it’s the only name everybody’s afraid of. Say Klitschko and everybody’s like ‘wow, oh my god.’ The name hits you straight away. But if you think about it, the guy is beatable and I am going to beat him.”
Gosh, I think Chisora has been fighting too long against easy British, 2nd tier opposition during his career because he’s faced nothing but fighters that he’s been expected to beat. This is why he’s wanting to be on the opposite end where no one is giving him any chance. The thing is if Chisora had been matched against some good heavyweight world contenders, he would already be an underdog and likely would have been beaten many times over. This is what happens when you face weak opposition for too long.
Chisora’s soaring confidence doesn’t seem to remotely match his actual talent. It’s kind of sad because when Wladimir crushes Chisora, it could really mess with his head and ruin his confidence. Chisora will be a huge underdog’; He doesn’t need to worry about that at all. He also doesn’t need to worry his head about WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. That’s what you call a pipe dream. It’s like dreaming about winning the lottery. It’s nice to count all the money that you’ll win if this or that happens, but then reality sets in. Chisora will be destroyed on December 11th, and then he can back to facing guys like Sam Sexton and Danny Williams and continuing his success against B level British opposition.