Derek Chisora has shown he still possesses insane punching power with a ‘sickening’ knockout of Artur Szpilka.
The British boxer obliterated his polish opponent with a second-round KO in their heavyweight bout at the O2 Arena on Saturday.
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Chisora unleashed a number of humongous right hand blows that left Szpilka reeling, before finally knocking him out on his feet as he was backed up against the ropes.
Szpilka crumpled to a heap on the canvas as officials rushed to his aid.
The British crowd absolutely erupted as Chisora celebrated.
Chisora finished his 30-year old opponent in faster time than big guns Deontay Wilder, Adam Kownacki and Bryant Jennings.
“Age is nothing but a number, I’m 35, I still feel like I’m 16. I still want the big fights,” Chisora said afterwards.
He then took aim at Kiwi star Joseph Parker, but seemed to forget he’s from New Zealand and not Australia.
“We want to try and get Joseph Parker, as long as he doesn’t run like an Australian chicken,” he said.
The boxing world absolutely erupted over the ferocious display.
Chisora did this. KO.— Matt Flint (@MattiFlint) July 20, 2019
Devastating in slo-mo! 😳pic.twitter.com/zM8Ll00o3T
Utter filth from Chisora, a quality operater he's put to sleep there #whiterivas— Dave Sisi (@DavidSisi) July 20, 2019
Absolutely vicious KO2 for Dereck Chisora against Artur Szpilka. Yikes.— Brian Campbell (@BCampbellCBS) July 20, 2019
💥 Oh my lord, Dereck Chisora. Stunning KO2 of Artur Szpilka. Relief to see the Pole back on his feet.— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) July 20, 2019
Dillian Whyte wins main event
Chisora’s KO overshadowed the actual main event, which saw Dillian Whyte dominate Oscar Rivas to become the interim WBC heavyweight champion.
The win means Whyte must have a fight in place for the title by the end of May 2020.
Whyte has been the No.1 contender for over 600 days with no hint of him fighting titleholder Deontay Wilder in the near future.
But he changed that on Saturday.
"We’ll see," Whyte said in his post-fight interview.
"This is boxing. A lot of things get said, and not a lot happens. We will see.
“Mandatory can mean I’m waiting another 600-700 days. Let’s see."