Mexican hitman Miguel Vazquez says he’ll be as deadly as fellow countryman and Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez when he faces WBO World Lightweight Champion Ricky Burns at Wembley Arena.
Vazquez, the IBF World Champion, puts his title on the line against Burns’ belt in a big unification clash on Saturday 16th March that also features stars Nathan Cleverly, George Groves, Dereck Chisora* and Liam Walsh.
British boxing’s hottest young prospect Frank Buglioni will head up the big Wembley Arena undercard on Saturday 16th March.
The London star will feature on the biggest boxing show of the year, joint-headlined by WBO World Lightweight Champion Ricky Burns and WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly, plus George Groves, Dereck Chisora* and Liam Walsh.
Promoter Frank has put together a blockbuster event ‘Rule Britannia’ on Saturday 16th March at Wembley Arena featuring some of the biggest stars in British boxing including Ricky Burns, Nathan Cleverly, George Groves, Dereck Chisora and Liam Walsh.
WBO World Lightweight Champion Burns headlines the show in a sizzling unification showdown against tough Mexican IBF World Champion Miguel Vazquez.
Following his side-bet with Dave Haye prior to their heavyweight title fight at West Ham United, Dereck Chisora will now present Haye's charity of choice, The African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust, with a cheque for £20,000.
The donation will go towards supporting the ACLT's lifesaving work through spreading awareness and increasing the number of ethnic minorities on the UK bone marrow, blood and organ donation registries through national recruitment drives.
After today's press conference David Haye and Dereck Chisora had a chat with Boxnation, separately of course. Haye displayed all of his usual pre-fight confidence and seemed the epitome of focus and calm. Chisora however had an air of weird unpredictability. As he said himself, 'I think my medication is wearing off'.
Haye must have noticed too as he commented that Dereck ‘looks jittery and he’s stuttering a lot’
BoxNation kick off their 24/7 style documentary series following David Haye and Dereck Chisora's journey to their colossal showdown at West Ham United's Boleyn Ground on July 14. Both camps talk about what transpired that eventful night in Munich, Haye jets into Luxembourg to collect his license and an altercation between trainer and fighter threatens to derail Chisora’s preparations.
Dereck Chisora’s trainer Don Charles has played down reports of a rift in the camp following an altercation during training that was aired in the first episode of the access all areas reality series Haye vs Chisora: Beyond The Ropes.
David Haye and Dereck Chisora’s Upton Park grudge match gets the ultimate seal of approval from East End legend Danny Dyer. Forget the Board, the organizations, and the boxing media, this is the one that makes it ‘proper’. And like the man says ‘you’ll be a mug to miss it’.