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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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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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