Who is fighting on the Derek Chisora vs Kubrat Pulev undercard?

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Six years on from their first bout, Chisora and Pulev square off in a much-anticipated rematch as they headline the O2 Arena in London.

Back in 2016, it was the Bulgarian fighter who prevailed following a controversial split decision in Hamburg. Chisora will now be looking to avenge that loss and improve his record which currently ends with three successive defeats - two of those against Joseph Parker.

However, before the two heavyweight giants collide in the squared circle, there are a host of undercard fights which should also make for compelling viewing.

Here, we take a look at what's on the menu.

Israil Madrimov vs Michel Soro

It's been over seven months since Israil Madrimov picked up his TKO victory over Michael Soro - in somewhat controversial circumstances.

The 27-year-old will now be looking to replicate that performance - if not better it - when the two men square off in London. Madrimov is still unbeaten and arrives at the O2 having won all of his eight bouts - six of them by knockout. The 34-year-old Soro, on the other hand, brings a wealth of experience having picked up 35 wins from 39 fights. If revenge wasn't enough motivation, this is also an eliminator for the WBA super-welterweight title.

Fabio Wardley vs Kingsley Ibeh

The ever-exciting Fabio Wardley will be looking to extend his perfect heavyweight record when he takes on Nigerian-American Kingsley Ibeh. The Chisora-managed British talent has won 12 of his 13 fights by knockout and was last in action in February when he knocked our Daniel Martz in London.

Felix Cash vs Vaughn Alexander

Felix Cash is another exciting talent who hopes to extend his impeccable professional record. The 29-year-old is unbeaten in his 14 fights, winning 10 of them by way of knockout. Cash most recently beat Magomed Madiev in London as he claimed the vacant WBC international middleweight crown. The Brit will now be looking to add the WBA international title to his collection when he takes on Vaughn Alexander in a 10-round bout.

Caoimhin Agyarko vs Lukasz Maciec

Ireland's Caoimhin Agyarko has made a lot of positive noise early on in his professional career, and he'll be looking to continue on that trajectory when he battles Lukasz Maciec. The 25-year-old has won all 11 of his bouts - seven of them by knockout - but takes on an experienced opponent who has claimed 28 wins from 33 outings. To make things even more interesting, the WBA international super-welterweight title will also be at stake.

Ramla Ali vs Agustina Marisa Belen Rojas

Somalia's Ramla Ali will compete in her sixth professional bout when she takes on Argentina's Agustina Marisa Belen Rojas. The 32-year-old model is unbeaten in her five previous bouts, and will make her first competitive outing in London since March 2021.

Solomon Dacres vs Kevin Nicolas Espindola

The 28-year-old Solomon Dacres returns to action for the first time since November when he faces Argentina's Kevin Nicolas Espindola. The Brit, known as the 'The Real Deal', will be expected to improve his unbeaten record to four fights.

Yousuf Ibrahim vs Francisco Rodriguez

Is Yousuf Ibrahim Britain's next superstar in the super-bantamweight division? The 21-year-old will certainly look to put on a show when he takes on Spaniard Francisco Rodriguez. Ibrahim defeated Stephen Jackson in his one and only professional bout back in February.

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