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Chisora could be banned

By Sapa-AFP | Feb 21, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 2 ]

LONDON - Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora could face a life ban after his press conference brawl with bitter British rival David Haye.

British Boxing Board of Control general secretary Robert Smith, when asked if a life ban was possible, told BBC Radio 5 Live: "Of course it is. The board have many powers - they can fine, they can suspend and they can withdraw a licence."

Chisora returned to the UK from Germany on Sunday after his astonishing altercation with Haye whom he threatened to shoot.

Chisora, who had been defeated by defending champion Vitali Klitschko in Saturday's WBC heavyweight title clash in Munich, was detained by police, along with trainer Don Charles, at Munich airport as he was preparing to board a plane home.

The pair gave statements, but were released.

German police have yet to speak to Haye after he disappeared following the unsavoury scenes.

Haye does not have a boxing licence, having officially retired in October, so the governing body is unlikely to be able to sanction him, but they will continue investigations into the event.

Smith said: "I have to speak to the chairman of the boxing federation, the police and the authorities."

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I saw this press conference on Blitz on Sunday, dis dude is really full of s**t, he couldn't beat his opponent in the ring he statrs a fight @ de press conf, he must be banned

Feb 21, 2012 9:25 | 0 replies

he is very arrogant....i hope he is using his money wisely..or else 10 years down the line he will be broke like many of them.

Feb 23, 2012 9:31 | 0 replies