Dereck Chisora licence meeting ‘all tea and biscuits’

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BRITISH heavyweight Dereck Chisora claims his meeting with the British Boxing Board of Control which saw him issued with a new British licence was “all tea and biscuits”.

Chisora lost his licence last March after a brawl with David Haye in Munich following a world title fight defeat to Vitali Klitschko. But now he has his licence back and is back in training ahead of a return to the ring in promoter Frank Warren’s show at Wembley Arena on 20 April.

“It was all tea and biscuits with the board – I told them I was taking my medication,” Chisora joked of his meeting with the BBBofC. “It is a big relief. I’m a happy man. I have been training and it has been going all right. I’ve gone back to basics.”

Warren has kept faith in Chisora, who lost to Robert Helenius before falling to defeats against Klitschko and Haye, and suspects the former British heavyweight champion is now ready to show everyone what he is made of.

“We had a good meeting with the board, it was all friendly. Dereck has had no problems for well over a year,” said Warren. “He has done well and, in less than 20 fights, has had a world title fight, European, British, Commonwealth and fought Haye, a former world champion.”