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Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker: Date, UK start time and undercard info

HEAVYWEIGHT boxing arrives back in the UK for a fantastic night of boxing among the big boys – with Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker the main event.

This long-awaited clash was set to take place in 2019, but Parker was forced to pull out after being bitten by a SPIDER.

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Derek Chisora is looking to overcome his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk in OctoberCredit: Getty
Joseph Parker beat Junior Fa in February back in his native New Zealand to win the WBO Oriental heavyweight title

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Joseph Parker beat Junior Fa in February back in his native New Zealand to win the WBO Oriental heavyweight titleCredit: Getty

Meanwhile, Chisora is still smarting from his loss to Oleksandr Usyk in October.

What date will Chisora vs Parker take place?

The bout will kick off on Saturday, May 1.

The Manchester Arena – with no fans in attendance – hosts the event.

What TV channel will Chisora vs Parker be on and can I live stream it?

The event will be on Sky Sports Box Office.

This means customers will have to pay for the relevant TV channel (Sky channel 491) and Sky Sports Box Office HD (492).

Stream the event on Sky Sports Box Office’s online streaming service.

The fight is priced at £19.95 for UK customers.

How the two fighters stack up ahead of their boxing match

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How the two fighters stack up ahead of their boxing match

Who is on the undercard of Chisora vs Parker?

  • Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker (12 rounds heavyweight)
  • Katie Taylor vs Tasha Jonas (WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO lightweight titles)
  • Dmitry Bivol vs Craig Richards (WBA light-heavyweight title)
  • Chris Eubank Jr vs Marcus Morrison
  • James Tennyson vs Jovanni Straffon (IBO lightweight title)

What have they said?

Chisora on Parker training with Andy Lee: “I always said, Andy Lee is a great trainer. He’s got a crunch down.

“He helped Tyson Fury beat Deontay Wilder.

“He’s (Parker) training with Tyson Fury in a camp, good luck to them. Is he ever going to be like Tyson Fury? No, he’s not!”



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