Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora go head-to-head at open workout

Ahead of their fight on Saturday night, Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora have agreed to stand in the middle of the ring and “batter the f***” out of each other.

This weekend was originally meant to finally give us the battle between ‘The Gypsy King’ and Anthony Joshua. But alas, as is often the case in boxing, we’ve been given a slice of pie that nobody wants to eat. Not only has Fury already beaten Del Boy twice, but he’s done it handily with the fans booing their last contest from the start to the finish.

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Consequently, this was always going to be a tough sell. While selling an impressive 50,000 tickets, that’s a huge step down from the 94,000 who attended the WBC champion’s title defence against Dillian Whyte.

Regardless of what the fans think, Fury was insistent on making this trilogy a reality, and now, Queensberry Promotions have to do whatever they can to drum up PPV buys. To their credit, they’ve given us a cracking co-main event between Daniel Dubois and Kevin Lerena. But they’ve still failed to hook the public.

Therefore, the fighters themselves have to generate interest by injecting a bit of needle into proceedings.

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Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora make an interesting deal

The pair encountered one another during a ringside interview and began to exchange verbals

“I ain’t got s*** to say – I’m buzzing,” Chisora told his Fury before the Heavyweight King suggested: “Let’s give the fans what they want, let’s stand in the middle of the ring and batter the f*** out of each other. We’ll step to the line, and we’ll have it – we’re getting it on like Donkey Kong!”

A stimulated Chisora, clearly excited by the idea, responded, “In the first round, we let our hands-free and we go.”

While their last fight was anything but a slugfest, Fury has become more offensive in recent years. Therefore, he may view this weekend as an opportunity to add an explosive knockout to his highlight-reel.

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