Boxing: Chisora earns shock tilt at the Klitschkos

Phil Barnett
Wednesday 13 October 2010 00:00

British heavyweight champion Derek Chisora has secured a dream world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko.

Chisora, who only won the domestic title in May and is unbeaten in 14 professional fights, has signed a contract to fight the WBO/IBF champion in Mannheim on 11 December. Should he pull off a shock and defeat the Ukrainian, he would then face Klitschko's older brother, Vitali, the WBC champion.

Zimbabwe-born Chisora, 26, recently added the Commonwealth belt to his British crown by defeating Norwich's Sam Sexton and now faces a startling step up in class. "This is about glory for me and becoming the heavyweight champion of the world, something I've dreamed about since I started boxing," Chisora said .

"The Klitschkos have ruled for too long and I can't wait to get into the ring in Germany and smash the living daylights out of Wladimir first. Vitali is waiting in the background and I'll deal with him once I've dealt with Wladimir."

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