Derek Chisora took to the stage in is Gorila Print Kecks Underwear to weigh in for his fight against David Price. David Price (25-6, 20 KOs) weighed in at 264¼ pounds on Friday & Derek Chisora (31-9, 22 KOs)weighed in at 260¼ lbs, and appears to be in the best shape he’s ever been in. His midsection looks considerably thinner than in his recent fights against Artur Szpilka, Senad Gashi and Dillian Whyte. There’s a lot on the line for the 35-year-old Chisora in this fight. The 6’8″ Price towered over the 6’2″ Chisora during their face off. The size of Price could be an advantage for him if he’s able to withstand Chisora’s big looping shots that he likes to throw.
Chisora and Price like each other. A few years back, Chisora helped give Price confidence to continue his career by telling him not to retire when things were going bad for him. Although Chisora says it’ll be “business” between them on Saturday night, it was impossible to ignore the friendliness between them. That might be one of the reasons why Chisora wore sunglasses during the weigh-in. His eyes would betray him to the fans.
Not only are there a lot of boxing fans that will be watching the contest on Sky Box Office, but a victory for Chisora could lead to a match against Oleksandr Usyk. That’s a fight that Chisora wants, as it’s a winnable one for him. Usyk can’t punch at the heavyweight level, and he’s the World Boxing Organization mandatory challenger. If Chisora beats Usyk, then he’ll be getting a world title shot.