Derek Chisora has joined 258 MGT, the management company owned by Anthony Joshua.
Chisora first met a young Joshua at the Finchley Amateur Gymnasium, where he also met Ben Ileyemi, now 258-year-old boxing advisor.
“The game is still the same with the new management team,” said Chisora. “I can’t wait to do good business with 258. War Chisora!
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258 MGT General Manager Freddie Cunningham said, “Derek has extensive gaming experience and has seen the entire industry from the front line. We are really very happy with this whole experience. He thinks Team 258 can add to what he’s doing. . We’re excited to get started and look to negotiate and prepare for some big fights before the end of the year. “
258 MGT COO David Ghansa said: “The partnership with Derek, his team and 258 is not unexpected. We have known each other for 20 years now, from inside the gym to the outside. , we have been connected and have always looked to help each other where we can and we are all very excited to formalize a working relationship, work with his existing team and create new opportunities for him. “
Chisora was recently frustrated with a point loss to Joseph Parker, despite a first-round reversal.
Previously, he was beaten by Oleksandr Usyk who will then challenge Joshua for the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles on September 25. live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Sky Sports Boxe schedule
September 25 – Sky Sports ticket office
Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk – IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles
Lawrence Okolie vs Dilan Prasovic – WBO cruiserweight title
Chris Eubank Jr vs. Sven Elbir
David Avanesyan vs Liam Taylor – European Welterweight Title
Richard Riakpohre vs. Krzysztof Twardowski
Mikael Lawal vs. Steven Ward
Savannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya – WBO Middleweight Title
Hughie Fury vs. Christian Hammer
Jamel Herring vs. Shakur Stevenson – WBO Super Featherweight Title
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed welterweight title