Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker 2 LIVE RESULTS: Updates from Manchester as Babic on NOW – Start time, TV channel, stream

DEREK CHISORA makes his return to the ring in front of fans this evening for the first time in over two years as he rematches Joseph Parker, who beat him back in May.

Elsewhere on the card, Lerrone Richards fights for the IBO title in a super-middleweight bout with Carlos Gongora.

  • Start time: 7pm GMT
  • Main event start time: 10pm GMT
  • Stream: DAZN UK

LIVE RESULTS:

  • Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker
  • Carlos Gongora vs Lerrone Richards
  • Zelfa Barrett vs Bruno Tarimo
  • David Nyika DEF. Anthony Carpin TKO1
  • Alen Babic vs David Spilmont
  • Jack Cullen vs Kevin Lele Sadjo
  • Sandy Ryan DEF. Maria Capriolo TKO3
  • Rhiannon Dixon DEF. Vaida Masiokaite UD6
  • Jordan Thompson DEF. Piotr Budziszewski KO1

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Follow ALL the action with our live blog in Manchester below…

  • Matt Penn

    Babic KNOCKS DOWN Spilmont – Round 4

    Babic with more of the same to start the fourth and he lands one up close which sends Spilmont to the canvas!

    Finally a breakthrough for the Croatian who follows up his attack with pounding shots in the corner!

    But Spilmont survives!

    Unbelievable stuff.

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    Babic vs Spilmont – Round 3

    Babic lands a HUGE left hook and it stumbles Spilmont, who manages to stay on his feet.

    The Savage really raining down the shots now but the Belgian will not give up here in Manchester.

    More huge shots to finish the round but stays up again! Incredible action at the end of the third.

  • Matt Penn

    Babic vs Spilmont – Round 2

    More of the same from Babic but Spilomt hangs on again!

    He's landing bigger and bigger shots in there but Splimont can take them, and he's even dishing them back!

    He lands a nice left hook on Babic, he stumbles back onto his heels.

    We've got a bit of a fight here!

  • Matt Penn

    Babic vs Spilmont – Round 1

    Well, well, well. Spilmont makes it through to the second round!

    He weathers an early storm from Babic, who actually looks to be taking his time in there for once.

    Babic pours on the rights and lefts towards the end of the round but Spilmont hangs on.

  • Matt Penn

    Babic makes his ring-walk

    That spine-tingling Gladiator music hits and Babic is in the ring!

    Gets me every time.

    This one shouldn't last too long… so I'll see you in a few minutes for the probable TKO.

  • Matt Penn

    The Savage prepares for war

    Alen Babic was destructive in his win over Eric Molina back in October.

    He's back in action this evening in a stay-busy clash that should elevate him in the WBC briderweight world rankings ahead of a potential title shot in 2022.

    Tonight's opponent is David Spilmont.

    Credit: MATCHROOM
  • Matt Penn

    Nkiya BEATS Caprin – Round 1

    And that's that!

    Nkiya pumped out his jab here and there, landed a few rights and Carpin signalled to the referee to call it off due to a problem with his arm.

    Swift night's work for the New Zealander.

    Alen Babic is NEXT!

  • Matt Penn

    David Nkiya vs Anthony Carpin

    The first fight of the night in Manchester will see New Zealand standout amateur David Nkiya clash with Anthony Carpin.

    Four rounds of cruiserweight action coming up…

  • Matt Penn

    Tonight's running order

    Here's how tonight's schedule looks. Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker heads up a huge card in Manchester.

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    Chisora's last five fights

    Del Boy has had it tough in his last five fights, losing twice and winning the other three.

    • Chisora LOST to Joseph Parker – SD12, May 2021
    • Chisora LOST to Oleksandr Usyk – UD12, October 2020
    • Chisora DEF David Price – TKO4 – October 2019
    • Chisora DEF Artur Szpilka KO2 – July 2019
    • Chisora DEF Senad Gashi UD10 – April 2019

    Joseph Parker on Tyson Fury help

    Tyson Fury has been in Parker's training camp throughout the year.

    And after all, who better to teach Parker how to beat Chisora convincingly than the man who did it twice?

    "It's been great to be around Tyson [Fury], to get feedback from him and he's been telling me things that I should be aware of against Dereck," Parker told ESPN.

    "He knows Derek well, they are friends, and he's fought him twice.

    "It gives me confidence and a boost to be training alongside someone like Tyson [Fury] because he's so passionate about boxing and the positivity he has."

    Eddie Hearn praises Derek Chisora

    Tonight will be 44th fight as a professional and despite 11 losses – he's still in big bouts.

    And his promoter Eddie Hearn has heaped the praise on him ahead of one of his toughest nights in store.

    "We will have a huge crowd on Saturday and I am anticipating a phenomenal atmosphere," he told the BBC.

    "I can see it really lifting Chisora. Although he will tell you he expects to fight for many years to come, he really must beat Parker to remain in these top-tier fights.

    "What an amazing servant he has been. I know he has suffered some defeats but look at the pedigree of his opponents.

    "Tyson Fury twice, Vitali Klitschko, Oleksandr Usyk, David Haye, Joseph Parker and he was robbed of the win against Robert Helenius and Kubrat Pulev."

    Sandy Ryan wins via KO

    Another big win for Matchroom's latest female prospect. Big stoppage in Manchester.

    Joshua Buatsi gives his prediction

    Buatsi was supposed to be fighting on tonight's card against Maxim Vlasov but pulled out due to an injury.

    And he thinks Chisora will do the business this evening.

    "I think Chisora is going to do it," Buatsi told BBC Sport.

    "Parker is a very good fighter and was heavyweight world champion at a very young age.

    "The experience he's got, he'll be confident he can do what he needs to keep Chisora off. He might say 'let's meet in the middle of the ring' so it's interesting to see what happens."

    Jordan Thompsons wins by KO

    And it was a huge win for Jordan Thompson on the undercard, as he wiped out Piotr Budziszewski in just one round.


    • Matt Penn

      Dixon wins on undercard

      It was a nifty points win for Rhiannon Dixon in Manchester on the Chisora-Parker undercard.

      60-54 she took it on the referee's scorecard.

    • Matt Penn

      How to watch Chisora vs Parker 2

      • Tonight's fights will be streamed live on DAZN in the UK.
      • Coverage begins from 7pm GMT and will continue until the main event close to 10.30pm GMT.
      • You can sign-up to DAZN for 7.99-a-month, and that allows you to watch all of their live fight nights as well as their library of past fights and documentaries.

      Good evening!

      Hello and welcome to SunSport's live coverage of Derek Chisora's huge heavyweight rematch with Joseph Parker tonight in Manchester!

      It's been a long-old career for Del Boy, a fruitful one at that, and tonight could be one for the catalogue.

      The first one, though a barn-burner, failed to live up to expectations in some fans' eyes, perhaps due to the lack of fanfare inside the Manchester Arena.

      But with 12,000 expected in there tonight, Chisora should get the reception he's been waiting to hear since his last clash in front of fans over two years ago.

      Parker won the first one via split decision, but was dropped in the first round by a rough and ready Chisora.

      The New Zealander will be expecting it all tonight, but he'll be ready as he has Andy Lee in his corner with Tyson Fury for moral support.

      They've no doubt tried to turne Parker into KO machine Fury has become with their Kronk style training.

      But to do it against Chisora could prove to be dangerous.

      Elsewhere on the card, Lerrone Richards challenges Carlos Gongora for his IBO super-middleweight title.

      Zelfa Barret, Alen Babic and Jack Cullen are also in action on a stacked night of boxing in Manchester.

      So sit back, relax and crack open a cold one – we've got you covered throughout the evening.

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