Dereck Chisora calls out Oleksandr Usyk: 'Forget the juggling balls and dancing'

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Dereck Chisora isn't impressed with Oleksandr Usyk's pre-fight agility drills nor the Ukrainian being so light on his feet.

"Him and his team they need to stop juggling balls, it's not a circus," Chisora told Sky Sports , referring to Usyk using a tennis ball conditioning headband. "Come and do what you need to do. Forget the juggling balls and dancing. Nobody wants to see a dancing show. Come 'Dancing with the Stars?' This is a boxing match."

That being said, Chisora would like nothing more than to meet the former undisputed cruiserweight champion in the ring and welcome him to the heavyweight division properly. If Chisora defeats fellow Brit David Price at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night, he may get his chance.

"You know what, I want to have that fight," he continued about Usyk. "Yeah, I would take it, 100 percent. No shadiness, nothing, I'll take that."

In his heavyweight debut last weekend, Usyk scored a seventh-round TKO against Chazz Witherspoon  and showed the same precision and power that allowed him to rule over the cruiserweight division.

After knocking out Artur Szpilka in July, Chisora, 35, will look to further his momentum against Price.

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