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Vitali will make easy work of Chisora on 2/18

Derek Chisora Vitali Klitschko Klitschko vs. Chisora Klitschko-ChisoraBy Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) will be defending his title against the UK’s finest heavyweight Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) on February 18th in Munich, Germany.

That may sound kind of hard to believe but I feel that Chisora is the best that the UK has to offer right now as far as heavyweight title material. David Haye, the former WBA champ, was already exposed in his loss to Wladimir Klitschko and in his dreadful performance against Nikolay Valuev as a fighter that’s unwilling to take the shots needed to compete with the Klitschkos. The other British heavyweights are too green or fragile-chinned to do as good a job as Chisora.


British heavyweight David Price has a questionable chin; Tyson Fury is little more than a tall slapper, and that’s pretty much it. Chisora can punch, doesn’t mind getting hit and can take a shot. He may not have the size of guys like Price and Fury, but he’ll do a lot better than those guys will because he’s more of the complete in terms of all around skills compared to those guys. This is why I see Chisora as the best in the UK right now, but it doesn’t matter much because Chisora is going to get easily beaten by Vitali in less than two weeks.

Chisora probably has one plan, his plan A, to try and beat Vitali. Once that plans goes to pieces, Chisora will be stuck with no back up option. He’s obviously going to be coming in and trying to slug it out with Vitali but that’s not going to work, because Vitali will simply keep backing up and nailing Chisora. Vitali could also stop Chisora in his tracks with a straight right hand or left hook and force Chisora to back up. I see Vitali doing a little of both – backing up and coming forward against the short British heavyweight. It’s going to be a clinic for Vitali on February 18th in how to beat a short heavyweight with a 60s style of fighting.

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