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Chisora to face unbeaten Scott

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Dereck Chisora ended a run of three straight defeats with victory over Hector Avila in April © Getty Images
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Dereck Chisora will make his return to the ring on July 20, where he will fight unbeaten American Mailk Scott at Wembley Arena.

'Del Boy' made his comeback onto the British boxing scene when stopping Hector Avila in the ninth round of their April 20 bout, also at Wembley, and now the 29-year-old will step back into the ring to face Philadelphia-born Scott.

Victory over Avila ended three straight defeats for heavyweight Chisora, in what was his first bout since suffering a fifth round knockout at the hands of long-time rival David Haye last summer.

The London fighter was originally penned in for a July 15 fight at Wembley, while promoter Frank Warren announced that Deontay Wilder would return to Britain to fight Chisora.

However, Warren's claim was shot down following the news that Wilder had been arrested and looked unlikely to be able to travel out of America.

This paved the way for Scott, who has yet to suffer a loss in 36 fights. The 32-year-will travel abroad for the first time in his career, and faces Chisora on the back of a draw with Ukraine's Vyacheslav Glazkov.

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