WBC suspends Dereck Chisora indefinitely

Home > Sports > Football

print dictionary print

WBC suspends Dereck Chisora indefinitely

LONDON - The WBC suspended British boxer Dereck Chisora indefinitely on Tuesday following his brawl with former WBA champion David Haye after a title fight against Vitali Klitschko in Germany.

The WBC issued a statement announcing the ban and harshly criticized Chisora’s conduct before and after the Feb. 18 fight, saying it “is considered one of the worst behaviors ever by a professional boxer.’’

Chisora slapped Klitschko in the face during the weigh-in and then spat water in his brother Wladimir’s face before the fight started.

After he lost a unanimous decision, he responded to Haye’s taunts by walking through the crowd and starting a brawl with his fellow British boxer. AP

More in Football

Spurs and Chelsea both interested in 'The Monster' Kim Min-jae

Son becomes first Asian footballer to hit 100 EPL goals and assists

Former Spurs, PSV star takes on new role as Gangwon CEO

U-23 team coach hopes to make history in Tokyo

Kawasaki 'God' Jung Sung-ryong discusses success in the J League

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now