LONDON (December 21, 2018) – Top-rated heavyweight contenders Dillian Whyte and Derek Chisora went face-to-face in a heated final weigh-in just one day before their highly anticipated rematch Saturday, December 22 live on SHOWTIME at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT from The O2 in London.
Whyte (24-1, 17 KOs) and Chisora (29-8, 21 KOs) will run back one of 2016’s best fights as the bitter rivals will continue what they started two years ago with Whyte narrowly edging Chisora in a close, all-out war. The winner will have the inside track at a world title fight in 2019.
The SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL telecast is hosted by Brian Custer and Hall of Fame analyst Steve Farhood. Live fight coverage will be provided by Sky Sports Box Office with Adam Smith calling the action and former world champion Carl Froch and unified heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua providing expert analysis.
Heavyweight Bout – 12 Rounds
Dillian Whyte – 246 ½ pounds
Derek Chisora – 246 ¼ pounds
Referee: Marcus McDonnell (England); Judges: Fernando Barbosa (USA), Mauro Di Fiore (USA), John Latham (England)