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As usual, Chisora trash talks Fury

6/27/2014
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You can always count on heavyweight Dereck Chisora for some quality smack talk before a fight.

Chisora (20-4, 13 KOs), who will be defending his European title, will face fellow British contender Tyson Fury (22-0, 19 KOs) on July 26 at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester.

The fight is a rematch of Fury's unanimous-decision win in 2011. But Chisora remains confident despite losing the first fight, and three times since -- including twice in 2012 in a heavyweight world title fight to Vitali Klitschko in 2012 and a fifth-round knockout against David Haye. And he told everyone just how so at a media workout on Thursday.

Chisora said he plans on chopping down the 6-foot-9 Fury with body blows.

"He's a big guy and I'll be looking to smash his body up with my punches," Chisora said. "He'll definitely fall from a body punch. He won't be able to stand the heat that I'll be bringing. I'll be chopping him down like a tree.

"There'll be no place for him to hide in that ring and I'll be hunting him down until he has got nowhere to go and I'll nail him. By the time I've finished with him he'll be the same size as me. I don't want to hear any excuses from him after the fight. He'd better be ready because he's getting knocked out."

The winner of the bout will also become one of heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's mandatory challengers.

Still no word yet on any American television coverage of the bout.