Bellew Edges Chilemba to Book Belated World Title Shot

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Bellew Edges Chilemba to Book Belated World Title Shot
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Tony Bellew edged a war of attrition on Saturday to defeat the resilient Isaac Chilemba at the second time of asking and finally book a world title shot against Chad Dawson. Bellew successfully defended his WBC silver light-heavyweight after another close-fought brawl with Chilemba - improving on the hotly-disputed draw the pair played out back in March to grab a unanimous decision victory in the O2 Arena.

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