Dereck Chisora vs Dillian Whyte:

'I'm like herpes,' says British title challenger

"I've lost six fights, people write me off but you can't write me off,"

"I'm like herpes - one minute I'm gone, then one minute I pop back up." Chisora said.

The British professional boxer Dereck Chisora compared himself to herpes as he prepares to challenge British heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte on 10 December in Manchester.

Chisora, who has won 26 of 32 bouts added.

"It's like you have to see the doctor and get a pill but then suddenly I pop back up,"

The 32-year-old fights to win the title for a second time on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's IBF heavyweight title defence against Eric Molina.

The gloves are off

The heavyweight rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora also went face-to-face while filming The Gloves Are Off live on Sky Sports Box Office, ahead of their December 10 fight.

Chisora and Whyte had to be separated at Sky Sports studios after tensions boiled over. It has been reported that Whyte accused Chisora of ducking a clash with the current IBF heavyweight Joshua. This sparkedthe fuse and the pair leapt to their feet, leading to security stepping in and filming ending.

The show will still be aired on Sky Sports in the build-up to December 10.

Anthony Joshua’s second Defence of IBF heavyweight Title themain event on December 10.

Joshua faces the 34-year-old Eric Molina at the Manchester Arena on 10 December.

Even though Joshua admitted he was preparing for Klitschko two weeks ago and also admitted he was a “little bit” disappointed not to be taking on the 40-year-old former three-belt holder Wladimir Klitschko next as anticipated.

The 27 year old knockout machine has stated that he is fully focused on Molina and ready to put on a show against a man who has vowed to provide the current IBF heavyweight champion with the toughest fight he has been in since turning professional.

Joshua who was noticeably relaxed at the press conference spoke about his longest time off following his first defence IBF heavyweight title with Dominic Breazeale in June.

The break after was a godsend,” Joshua said. “Me and the lads had an unbelievable holiday – to Koh Samui in Thailand – and I only started getting back into Boxing when I went to Rio [Olympics] to watch the fights out there. The current IBF heavyweight champion mentioned that ever since he returned from Rio he has been back at the gym preparing for fight night.

“I’ve no amateur experience but I’m getting better in every fight,” Molina said. “I’m here to make history.”

Come December 10 we will find out if the current IBF champion Joshua will be retaining his tile or if Molina will indeed make history.