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Dillian Whyte-Dereck Chisora II official for December 22nd

London’s O2 Arena will play host

Dillian Whyte Press Conference Photo by James Chance/Getty Images

The long-bubbling rematch between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora is official. The two held a press conference today announcing the December 22nd matchup, which goes down at the O2 Arena in London.

The fight will stream on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and DAZN stateside.

Whyte (24-1, 17 KO) and Chisora (29-8, 21 KO) went to war in 2016, Whyte ultimately escaping with a split decision. “The Villain” has gone on to score solid wins over Lucas Browne and Joseph Parker, while Chisora is 3-1 since the battle, the most notable bout a majority decision loss to Agit Kabayel in a bid for the European title.

It’s not clear how much Chisora has left in the tank at 34, but if he can muster up that sort of effort again, the rematch could wind up being a real treat. It will be interesting to see the contrast between how much Whyte has sharpened up and how much Chisora has declined since the first time around.

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