Chisora wants to replace Povetkin for Whyte III

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Safin, Nov 4, 2020.

  1. Safin

    Safin Active Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    This content is protected

    Hearn, with no regard for Chisora's health: "It would be the fastest pay-per-view turnaround in history."

    Let's be honest. Having defeated Chisora twice already and with Chisora coming off a loss weeks prior, what does Whyte serve to gain? The risk far outweighs the small reward. If Whyte didn't manage to defeat Chisora, it would be humiliating.
  2. Dannymita

    Dannymita Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 21, 2019
    Not a good idea but fair play to del for saving the show.. Whyte in 6
  3. carlingeight

    carlingeight Active Member Full Member

    May 15, 2016
    It's perfectly in keeping with Whyte's career.

    Pointless PPVs to keep huge amounts of dough rolling in.
  4. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 29, 2018
    I agree it doesn't make sense (although both fughts have been very entertaining).
    I had Whyte winning the much debated first fight by several points.

    I think Hunter or Bakole would be much better options. Hrgovic too if he deals with his opponent this weekend easily as expected could also be an option.

    Could also chuck aload of money at Ortiz to see if he will take the fight at short notice as he claims he's always keeps in fight shape apparently.
    LoadedGlove and Gatekeeper like this.
  5. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Trivial Annoyance Gold Medalist Full Member

    Feb 13, 2014
    Depends what the other options are I suppose. Doesn’t seem medically very advisable for Chisora
    LoadedGlove, Guru88 and Gatekeeper like this.
  6. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    Surely Usyk should get the offer before Chisora. Though I have a feeling Whyte would body swerve that fight like the plaque.
    DJN16 likes this.
  7. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    Both coming off a loss but they gel together in the ring so well! I would watch it again but would much prefer Whyte in with somebody new like Hunter.

    What I don't get is why the desperate need to get Whyte out again if the Povetkin option has gone? Let the man have Xmas off and come back stronger next year.
  8. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    Hunter would probably beat Whyte, another defeat, b2b defeats, essentially destroys his career as a contender given his age and the level of opponents he's faced, I think they'll play it safe with this one.
  9. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

    Mar 12, 2018
    Can't see Usyk being tempted. He's in too good a position holding the WBO mandatory position, why risk it?
    Scissors and moog like this.
  10. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    PPV dough
    Whyte loves it
    Gatekeeper and CutThroatFade like this.
  11. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Usyk is WBO mandatory and given that he's just fought no way does he risk Whyte on 2 weeks notice.

    Chisora on 2 weeks notice is a good fight.
  12. alpo1

    alpo1 Active Member banned Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    Chisora's trying to get 2 sacks of PPV loot in the space of a month
    Mr Icaman, Unforgiven and DavidJames like this.
  13. DavidJames

    DavidJames Active Member Full Member

    Mar 15, 2016
    That's all it is. Nothing in it for Whyte - already beaten him on pts then knocked him out.
    If rescheduling for jan he should wait til then IMO.
    Wizbit1013 likes this.
  14. Trafford

    Trafford Active Member Full Member

    Sep 29, 2018
    Fair play to him we would all do the same
    Wizbit1013 likes this.
  15. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Get outta my pub you slags!!! Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    I’d be happy to see a 3rd fight.

    Doubt whyte would want to risk it though. I reckon we don’t see whyte fight until the new year once Povetkin recovers