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Dereck Chisora could face prison over brawl

by BBC
21 Feb 2012 at 05:07hrs | Views
British boxers David Haye and Zimbabwean-born Dereck Chisora are suspected of committing offences that could carry prison sentences following their Munich brawl, German prosecutors told BBC Sport.

Haye is suspected of grievous bodily harm - a crime which, if proven, carries a prison sentence of six months to 10 years, prosecutors said.

Chisora, who admitted his behaviour was "inexcusable", is under suspicion of malicious injury, which carries a jail sentence of up to five years, and making a "threat".

The latter is a lesser offence punishable by a fine or imprisonment of up to one year.

Haye and Chisora clashed after Chisora's defeat by defending WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko on Saturday night.

Chisora issued a statement "wholeheartedly apologising" for his "part in the regrettable scenes both before and after what was to be the biggest night of my career".

Chisora and his trainer Don Charles were arrested at the city's airport before being released without charge on Sunday evening. Chisora did not speak to journalists when he arrived back at London's Heathrow airport on Sunday night. Chisora could still be called back to face the malicious injury charge.

Source - BBC
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