Dereck Chisora apologized "wholeheartedly" Monday for the brawl with David Haye that followed his loss to WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. "I acknowledge that my actions were totally unprofessional, with or without provocation.
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up to five years, while grievous bodily harm could lead to a year sentence. Dereck Chisora and David Haye both face the possibility this morning that they Klitschko's brother, Wladimir, ordered action to be taken against Chisora and Haye, that my actions were totally unprofessional, with or without provocation.”. Boxer Derek Chisora slaps rival Vitali Klitschko at the Munich weigh-in ahead of their WBC heavyweight title fight.
Although Ukrainian-born, Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko have lived in Germany for many years; they speak the language well, almost invariably fight on German soil, and are popular sporting celebrities.
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Bad blood between the two fighters gave the fight an added edge, both men chose not to embrace at the end of the twelfth and final round. Whilst my behaviour was inexcusable, there were many things that went on behind the scenes that ultimately caused my frustrations to boil over, however this is of course no excuse. I cannot go into the specific details at the moment as quite rightly the British Boxing Board of Control will be investigating this matter and also the altercation that took place between David Haye and myself where I was struck by a bottle.
Does that mean they can slap their bosses, even if they are "provoked" by harmless verbal jabs?
Those actions include slapping Klitschko's face at the weigh-in, I acknowledge that my actions were totally unprofessional, with or without provocation. Dereck Chisora has apologized "wholeheartedly" for the brawl with David Haye that followed his loss to WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko on Saturday.
what provoked him to descend from the top table and confront Haye. years, while grievous bodily harm could lead to a year sentence.
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Chisora are suspected of offences punishable by prison sentences, Championship against Vitali Klitschko," a BBBC statement said. I acknowledge that my actions were totally unprofessional, with or without provocation.
The fight had a real edge, provided by the boxers' obvious distaste for each other.
He's already been fined, but that's not enough. Now, with a cool head and the benefit of hindsight, my actions at the weekend were regrettable to say the least and I am deeply embarrassed at the scenes reported in the media.
Here you can also scroll through the results from past matchdays as well as the league standings in previous weeks. Boxer Vitali Klitschko retained his heavyweight title on Saturday night in Munich, beating British challenger Dereck Chisora on points. A suspension, after all, will keep his name in the headlines just a little bit longer. After he embarrassed himself by slapping his opponent in a pre-fight press conference and brawling with a former heavyweight post-fight, Dereck Chisora's run-of-the-mill apology will do nothing to clear his name.