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Dereck Chisora promises to teach Tyson Fury a lesson in July bout

Updated: Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 14:45 | Comments

Dereck Chisora insists he will send Tyson Fury to 'the naughty corner'
Dereck Chisora insists he will send Tyson Fury to 'the naughty corner'

Dereck Chisora intends to send Tyson Fury to "the naughty corner" in their 'must-win' final eliminator for the WBO heavyweight championship in July.

The two will meet at Manchester's Phones4U arena, with the winner progressing forward to a world-title bout against Wladimir Klitschko.

Chisora has won his last five fights since losing to David Haye at Upton Park in 2012, picking up the WBO and WBA International championships in the process.

He meets Fury, whose own fight with Haye was cancelled after the latter was cut during sparring, looking for another shot at a world title in what Chisora himself admits is likely to be his last chance.

Fury famously seemed to unnerve Haye in the press conference to announce their ill-fated fight, but Chisora insists that was petulant behaviour from a man not used to being under the spotlight.

"David Haye was just chilled," Chisora said when asked about Fury's performance in the conference.

"He has seen it all before but it was the first time Tyson has been on the bigger stage and he acted like a little kid.

"We know how he is but we are just going to chill out and kick back. I will just ignore him and then put him in the naughty corner."

"It was the first time Tyson has been on the bigger stage and he acted like a little kid"

The 30-year-old Londoner reckons he has been in three of the biggest British fights of recent times, facing Robert Helenius in Finland before taking on Vitali Klitschko and David Haye - with the Fury fight rounding out four huge bouts.

But, as well a loss to Fury at Wembley Arena in 2011, Chisora lost all three of those fights and acknowledges he needs to be successful this time around.

"The last four fights have been big," he said.

"Finland, Germany, David Haye and this one - I'm excited. Right now we are pushing on, it is a thin line and it is a must-win fight for us. That is how we see it.

"We are already in training, we are plodding along and we are in it now. I will be doing plenty of sparring and that starts on Tuesday."

Chisora also revealed a slight injury has kept him out of the gym this week, but is enjoying preparations for the fight on 26 July.

"I'm not going to lie, I have got a problem with my hamstring which is why I haven't been in the gym," he added.

"Everything is going well for me, the family is healthy, everything is great and I have got this big fight in three months. It is just around the corner and I'm looking forward to it.

"He (Fury) doesn't worry me. We know he swings a lot when he is in panic. He has progressed and his jab is amazing, that is one of the keys for us but we have a better jab than him."

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