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Tyson Fury more concerned about inactivity than Chisora

Tyson Fury has fought just twice since 2012, and is more concerned with that fact than an improved Dereck Chisora on November 29.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Brash heavyweight star Tyson Fury will be back in the ring on November 29, when he faces Dereck Chisora in a highly-anticipated rematch at the ExCel Arena in London, which will air live on BoxNation.

Fury (22-0, 16 KO) hasn't fought since February, when he wiped out Joey Abell in four rounds, following multiple cancellations of a scheduled bout with David Haye. In fact, Fury has fought just two times since December 2012. And he says he's more worried about than than an improved Chisora:

"People aren't expecting much from (Chisora), just as they never expected Tony Thompson to do much in his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko after Wlad won the first fight so emphatically.

"But I've prepared for every scenario. Clearly he'll be looking to plough forward, bury his head into my chest, smash my body, then hope I tire out down the stretch and that the judges are on his side. Not a bad plan.

"He could also knock me spark out with one punch. I've been over twice from overhand rights and Dereck's a far bigger heavyweight than Steve Cunningham. But it ain't gonna happen. To hit my body he'll need to drop his hands. They won't be the only thing getting dropped!

"I'm far more concerned with my inactivity. It's not good preparation. Regardless of how many rounds you spar, you're not hitting each other with 10 ounce gloves before a packed audience at an arena. By contrast, Dereck's been busy which gives him a far better chance. This is heavyweight boxing. It's no longer a foregone conclusion. He wants exactly the same thing I want.

"The big thing in my favour is that, unlike me, Dereck knows how to lose. He's getting well paid again and, once it starts getting really heavy, he'll pack his tools away and head home. I guarantee there'll be no jacking from me."

Chisora (20-4, 13 KO) has won six of nine since his 2011 loss to Fury, including five straight since a July 2012 loss to Haye. He last fought on February 15, beating Kevin Johnson over 12 rounds, which Fury did in February 2012.

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