With the winning of several heavyweight titles, Dereck Chisora has made his career more glorious in the heavyweight boxing. He is a professional boxer of UK. He has been an aggressive boxer knocking down his competitor. Dereck Chisora has won many of the tiles like British heavyweight championship, Commonwealth Heavyweight Title, WBO International Heavyweight Title, WBA International Heavyweight Title and EBU European Heavyweight Titles.
He is also known with his nick name Del Boy. Chisora basically belongs to Zimbabwe. Later he moved to Finchley, London in 1999 where he worked as a mechanic when he was 18. He was born on December 29, 1983 at Mbare, Harare in Zimbabwe. His mother’s name is Viola Chisora and father’s name is Paul Chisora who was an engineer. He used to have a girlfriend in 2010 who got assaulted by him for which Chisora was punished by the court.
He made his debut in professional boxing career on 17 February 2007 by winning the fight against the Hungarian boxer, Istvan Kecskes. Since then, Dereck Chisora is continue to fight and win the heavyweight championships.
Education: Derek Chisora studied in a public school of Zimbabwe, named as Churchill School, when he was a teen. After which he moved to London along with his family.
Career: Dereck Chisora has fought 33 fights so far in his boxing career, out of which he won 26 fights and lost 7 fights. He won his 18 fights by knockout.
After winning his first fight against István Kecskés, Chisora fought against Sam Sexton, Shawn Mclean and Lee Swaby. In a contest at York hall, he bitten his opponent Paul Butlin for which he was suspended for 4 months and was disqualified from the British Heavyweight championship in a fight against Danny Williams in 2009. He was also fined, as a punishment. In 2010, he again got a chance to fight against Danny Williams. He fought for the British Heavyweight Championship and won the title this time by defeating Williams. He won a fight against Georgian Zurab Noniashvili on 9 October 2009 winning it by Technical Knockout (TKO).
By winning another title, Commonwealth heavyweight title, Chisora added the feathers in his cap. He lost a match for the first time while fighting against Tyson Fury on 23 July, 2011. Another famous defeat of his career is the fight against Vitali Klitschko. He was criticized for his misbehavior during this fight.
He had four victories in the next year, 2013 as his comeback winning the fights by knockout.
Dereck Chisora has won many of the titles and honors during his boxing career. He won 70% of the fights of his career. The most recognizable and honorable titles, he won are British Heavyweight Title , Commonwealth Heavyweight Title (for the year of 2010 to 2011), WBO International Heavyweight Title, WBA International Heavyweight Title, EBU European Heavyweight Titles (for the year of 2013 to 2014).
Despite being a boxing star, Chisora has been to several controversies since the beginning of his career. He was accused of assaulting his girlfriend in Nov, 2010. Once he was suspended by the Board as his punishment for biting one of his opponent. He was arrested for threatening to kill the two persons who blocked his car in the parking. Even, once he lost his license for misbehaving with his opponent while a press conference.
Dereck Chisora Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $22 Million US Dollars
The total net worth of Dereck Chisora is estimated to be $22 million US dollars in 2017. Chisora has boxing as his main source of earning but being a boxing star, he has another sources as well such as ads, endorsements and sponsorships etc. which adds 342,760 dollars to his net worth. His per year earning is estimated at 875,630 dollars for the year of 2017.
Dereck Chisora is going to fight for WBC Silver heavyweight title against Robert Helenius on 27th of March this year at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. This time, he is again fighting with Robert Helenius after a controversial fight in 2011 in which Chisora was declared defeated by an ambiguous decision made by the judges. Robert Helenius has 24 fights in this career and won 15 matches with knockout.