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Chisora targets rematch with Vitali

ESPN staff
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Dereck Chisora lost to Vitali Klitschko last year © PA Photos
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Fresh from ending the unbeaten record of Malik Scott on Saturday night, Dereck Chisora has set his sights on a rematch with Vitali Klitschko.

'Del Boy' claimed the victory at Wembley Arena after his American opponent appeared to misjudge the count of the referee during the sixth round - failing to climb to his feet in time.

And now Chisora wants to take on Vitali, the man who he lost to back in February 2012 by a unanimous points decision.

"I now want a rematch with Klitschko. I knew just how important this fight was - I couldn't afford to lose [against Scott]," Chisora said.

Frank Warren, Chisora's promoter, revealed the 29-year-old will next fight on September 21, but the opponent will not be Vitali, hinting it could be Deontay Wilder.

"There are no excuses now. Let's see if he's got the guts to do it," Warren said of the American.

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