By Charles Brun: A surge of top heavyweights have quickly shown interest to face Dereck Chisora next month following Joseph Parker pulling out of the scheduled October 26 fight. Matchroom promote

These are the fighters that Hearn will be choosing from to fight Dereck:

  • Alexander Povetkin
  • Michael Hunter
  • Oscar Rivas
  • Otto Wallin
  • Martin Bakole
  • Manuel Charr

Chisora (31-9, 22 KOs) is staying on the October 26 card headlined by Regis Prograis vs. Josh Taylor at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Sky Box Office will be showing the card in the UK, and in the U.S.

Chisora with no shortage of potential opponents

winnable fight

Artur Szpilka and Senad Gashi. Chisora looked good in beating those two fighters.


Povetkin or Hunter would be great options for Chisora

The problem with Povetkin is he fought recently on August 31 in beating , and it would be a quick turnaround for him to fight on October 26. However, if Povetkin is willing to return to the ring to face Chisora so soon, then he would be a great option.

Povetkin vs. Chisora = WAR

It would likely be an exciting fight between Chisora and Povetkin. Hunter is more of a boxer, and he would look to outsmart Chisora. Hunter fought last month in beating Sergey Kuzmin by a 12 round decision on September 13.


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