Ex-WBA-Heavyweight Champion Nikolai Valuev aft...
Frank Warren has said that he would like Derek Chisora to fight giant Russian Nicolay Valuev, the ‘Beast from the East’ (left) who David Haye took the WBA heavyweight title from last year.
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Warren said he wanted the fight for ‘Del Boy’ after he stopped Sam Sexton to unify the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles on Saturday night in Birmingham on the Magnificent Seven show at the LG Arena.
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“I’m not saying it would be easy for Derek, but with his work rate and hand speed, he would give Valuev problems and win,” said Warren.
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“I want to talk to Valuev’s promoter Wilfred Sauerland about it. He’s only had 14 fights but he showed tonight his potential.”
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“The one fight I really want for him is Audley Harrison, but we obviously can’t do that because Harrison is fighting Haye.
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British heavyweight champ Chisora
“But I would have made that in a heartbeat. There would only be one winner and that would be Chisora.”
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Other than world level opposition experience in facing Valuev 37, it seems there isn’t much to gain in fighting the 7 foot, 23 stone former champion who hasn’t been back in the ring since the defeat to David Haye in November 2009, but would certainly be an interesting proposition.
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Manchester heavyweight Tyson Fury is the mandatory challenger for Chisora’s British title, and a defense against Fury who holds the English heavyweight crown is a fight that would top any bill in the UK and split the pundits.
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Chisora 26, was very impressive in defeating Sexton and shown grit determination and skills that could see him be a force not only at British level, but a fighter who may just have the ingredients that can see him make ripples on the world stage. 
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