Mixed fortunes for British boxers

Britain's Amir Khan lost to Danny Garcia in their WBA and WBC light-welterweight unification fight in Las Vegas on Saturday night, only a matter of hours after David Haye defeated Derek Chisora in their heavyweight fight at Upton Park.

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Boxers make their Haye v Chisora predictions

The David Haye v Dereck Chisora fight is now underway.

Earlier, former Olympic champion Audley Harrison and former undisputed super-middleweight world champion Joe Clazaghe tweeted the following predictions:


Prediction time! haye-chisora...Haye has a point to prove, feels chisora is not in his class, so will start fast. Haye early, or if chisora


Lennox Lewis' boxing predictions for Haye v Chisora and Khan v Garcia


#HayeChisora - Haye by 10 Round Decision. #KhanGarcia - Picking Khan to win. 4 any more thoughts read my timeline.


I don't see Chisora being KO'd, just outboxed. Chisora is more likely to get a KO win than Haye…but thats y they settle it in the ring!

David Haye: 'I'm feeling sharp'

David Haye is preparing for his fight against British heavyweight rival Dereck Chisora this evening. He tweeted:


Just getting my pre-fight braids tightened!!! I'm feeling sharp....

He also wrote that he was looking forward to fellow boxer Amir Khan's fight tonight.


Watched @amirkingkhan weigh-in! I'm pumped to see Amir unify tonight! Amir's looking In best shape of his life, great work @rubentabares

Rivals Haye and Chisora finally meet in the ring

David Haye training in 2010 Credit: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

David Haye has branded British heavyweight rival Dereck Chisora a 'joke'.

The two rivals meet at Upton Park today in a fight that will be attended by more than 30,000 spectators and watched by an estimated 500,000.

Dereck Chisora in Munich in February Credit: REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Five months of controversy, hearings, legal challenges and insults will come to an end when the sworn enemies collide in the ring. The shameful brawl in Munich that disgraced British boxing initiated the feud.

"It's fair to say I really don't like Chisora - I fought him for free in February - but there will be no emotion in the fight," Haye said.

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