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Tyson Fury weighs in eight pounds heavier than Derek Chisora ahead of world heavyweight title fight

Tyson Fury weighs in for his fight with Derek Chisora

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury and his challenger Derek Chisora have weighed in ahead of their title fight in London.

Tyson, who lives in Morecambe, defends his WBC Title against his old rival Chisora, who he has already beaten twice, at Tottenham Hotspur Football Stadium on Saturday night.

WBC Heavyweight Champion Fury, 34, weighed in at 268lbs 10oz, or 19 stone 2lbs on Friday.

Chisora, 38, tipped the scales at 260lbs 10 oz, or 18 stone 8lbs.

Fury was four pounds heavier than for his last fight, a sixth round win over Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in April, and nine pounds lighter than for his third fight with Deontay Wilder in October 2021.

Tyson emerged for the weigh-in in Islington to his own new music single 'Sweet Caroline'.

After weighing in, the two fighters engaged in an intense staredown, then spoke to the media.

Wearing an England football shirt, Fury said: "We're going to put on an absolutely brilliant fight. Carnage. Just expect carnage tomorrow. It's going off. And guess what's happening on Sunday (when England play Senegal in the World Cup). It's coming home!"

Chisora said: "We shook on it, we said we're going to go toe-to-toe and said we're going to have the best first round in boxing history."

'The Gypsy King' beat Chisora via unanimous points decision in 2011 followed by a one-sided 10th round retirement victory in 2014.

Fury is undefeated in his professional career with 33 wins and 1 draw in 34 bouts.

'War' Chisora has a professional record of 33 wins in 45 fights.

The fight will be aired live on BT Sport Box Office.

It has been reported that the fighters' ring walks will be earlier than normal for a major Saturday night championship fight, due to a curfew at the stadium. The boxers are expected to walk to the ring at around 9.15pm.

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Tyson's friend and training partner, featherweight Isaac Lowe from Morecambe, also weighed in ahead of his fight on the Tottenham bill on Saturday.

'The Westgate Warrior' will face Sandeep Singh Bhatti in a six-round contest.

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