Chisora's prime?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by caligula4, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. caligula4

    caligula4 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    A bit of an odd one, and he's had such a topsy-turvy career blowing hot and cold... just curious when you think he was at his peak? It was a shame he didn't get the nod against Helenius. Takam win was big, too, but I'm genuinely stunted as to when he was at his peak.
  2. emallini

    emallini Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Mar 16, 2008
  3. lefthook82

    lefthook82 Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 1, 2009
  4. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Putting together a good run of performances at the moment in fairness.
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  5. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 15, 2013
    He was overweight and under prepared for that fight.
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  6. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    Love big Del. I would say that he’s at his peak now, not necessarily physically but mentally. He’s never seemingly been in a better state of mind than what he’s in right now and that makes him a more dangerous fighter than he’s ever been imo.
  7. Scissors

    Scissors Posts are sponsored by Matchroom Full Member

    Feb 11, 2018
    Was thinking this the other day. He’s looking more dangerous than ever. Imagine he KO’s Parker. He’s right back amongst it. He will be a certified top 10 heavy. He’s 12 now. I think that’s the highest rated he’s ever been.
  8. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Great point by twenty about being mentally at his peak. It's impossible for guys to get physically better in their mid-thirties. However, some guys do improve in their mid-thirties due to utilising all their experience. Carl Froch springs to mind.

    I think Derek now knows he has to prepare properly for fights. He now knows if he lets his hands go venomously, he can hurt anyone. Lastly, he knows this is the final chapter of his career so it's now or never. All of these aspects currently make him a dangerous man and arguably as good as ever, if not better.

    I'm certainly enjoying 'WAR' Chisora and long may he continue to perform so well.
  9. ButeTheBeast

    ButeTheBeast Well-Known Member Full Member

    May 27, 2012
    Just like how Wlad was shot and old.
    Just like how Wilder underestimated Fury.

    Straight from the Matchroom and Hearn propaganda book.
  10. pow

    pow Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 26, 2014
    We shouldn't get to carried away. He's a character for sure but has got smashed every time he's stepped up. His best win is easily Takam then Spzilka and probably Danny Williams for the British. Sure he had a few decisions go against him but these were Euro level guys at world he's been a walking punch bag. He is game though can't take that away from him.
  11. I Shot JR

    I Shot JR Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 17, 2012
    Vitali for me where he actually won rounds but the fight is forgotten because of the afters.
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  12. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 28, 2018
    Chisora when he’s fit and motivated is a handful for any of the top 5-10 and could arguably beat any of them. His career isn’t done yet.
  13. Jamzy ⭐

    Jamzy ⭐ Active Member Full Member

    Oct 8, 2018
    Prime Chisora destroys Anthony Joshua, Frank Bruno and a young Lenox Lewis.
  14. Sphillips

    Sphillips Active Member Full Member

    Nov 14, 2017
    I don’t like saying it but he is as clear a case of roiding as I’ve ever seen.

    The dramatic change in intensity in his offence and power late in his career.Extra bulk and strength with all of his ring wear.Its blatant.
  15. pow

    pow Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 26, 2014
    He has been smashed every he fought a top 10 guy. Chisora is a Euro level boxer at his best and there is no shame in that.