Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker LIVE: Follow the action from Manchester as the veteran heavyweight takes on the old world … with her last-minute coin toss drama avoided after a phone call from British mom
It almost failed the final hurdle via a coin toss, but Derek Chisora and Joseph Parker will meet in the heavyweight ring tonight, with stakes high for both men.
37-year-old Chisora is looking to bounce back after losing to Oleksandr Usyk last time and continue his Indian summer after improving the rankings with support from former rival David Haye.
DelBoy won’t be under any illusions about the upcoming assignment in Manchester as Parker is anxious to win the heavyweight title again after losing his WBO belt to Anthony Joshua in 2018.
The New Zealander has just two defeats on his professional record – against AJ and Dillian Whyte – and will look for five wins at a trot after finishing the Chisora bulldozer tonight.
Follow Sportsmail’s OLLIE LEWIS for live coverage of Derek Chisora v Joseph Parker, as well as Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas co-main event and the undercard results.