The sombreros and Speedy Gonzalez Mexican Hat Dance tune are back!
Michael Gomez lit up the Manchester fight scene in the late 90s with his thrilling performances and legion of loyal fans throwing their sombreros in the air after watching their hero storm to victory.
Now his son Michael Gomez Jnr., 19, carries on the family tradition when he makes his professional debut on the undercard of the big Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury card on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester. Continue reading
Heavyweight destroyer Tyson Fury says that he could knock out Dereck Chisora and his sparring partner Mariusz Wach on the same night.
The Manchester giant was enraged after Polish star Wach, Chisora’s chief sparring partner, said yesterday that the Finchley banger could knock out Fury early when they clash at the Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday 26th July.
Chisora and Fury collide in the biggest domestic heavyweight rematch in recent years with the winner securing the WBO number one spot to world champion Wladimir Klitschko, plus the Vacant British title and Chisora’s European title are on the line. Continue reading
Dereck Chisora’s chief sparring partner, former world heavyweight title challenger Mariusz Wach, says the Finchley puncher could knock out Tyson Fury early when they clash in Manchester next month.
The 6ft 7½in Polish giant started at Chisora’s north London camp yesterday and will spar with Del Boy for the next four weeks as helps him prepare for his crucial WBO World Heavyweight title eliminator and British and European title showdown at the Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday 26th July.
Wach extended unified World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko the distance in November 2012, losing on the judges’ scorecards, but he gave Klitschko a scare in the sixth round with a big right hand that sent the Ukrainian reeling to the ropes. Continue reading
As the clock counts down to the explosive showdown between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th September at Manchester’s Phones 4 U Arena, Promoter Frank Warren is delighted to introduce a limited number of VIP Hospitality Packages for the big night. Continue reading
BritishBoxers.co.uk caught up with the enjoyable and entertaining Tyson Fury; the young man who is clearly working hard, thinking about his future, and is learning to have fun with the media. Tyson admits to hating press conferences, “Being lucky” in every single one of his fights, having limited skills, being scared of Dereck Chisora, and to simply “being in it for the money”. He even attributes his wins to a mysterious Gypsy Curse. And if you believe any of it, I’ve got some magic beans I want to sell you.
Tyson talks candidly (does he know any other way?) about Wladimir Klitschko not wanting to spar him, Deontay Wilder being more deserving of a world title shot than himself, and says he is up for a fight with David Haye despite a fight between the pair already falling through twice before. Continue reading
talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station, will broadcast live radio commentary of the upcoming huge heavyweight showdown between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury. Continue reading
Dereck Chisora’s trainer Don Charles says that there is no way his man will lose a second time to Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester.
Charles is preparing Chisora for the most crucial fight of his career with the European and British Heavyweight titles on the line plus the winner getting the number one spot to challenge reigning WBO king Wladimir Klitschko. Continue reading
Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury, along with trainer Peter Fury, undefeated cousin Hughie and other members of the Team Fury entourage will all be on hand to open their brand new Bolton boxing HQ on Wednesday May 14.
Developed in conjunction with the Platinum Sports and Events Management Company headed by Asif Vali, The Platinum Community Centre will boast state-of-the-art training facilities to help develop future amateur and pro champions.
“We’re really excited about getting this Team Fury gym up and running,” said Peter Fury recently. “It’s been a lot of hard work in the making but we’re there now and the set-up is fantastic. Tyson and the rest of the team will be based there and hopefully the gym will soon have its first world champ.” Continue reading
Heavyweight rivals Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury had to be forcibly pulled apart by security during their public head to head today at the Printworks in Manchester, ahead of their WBO World Heavyweight title Final Eliminator on Saturday 26th July at Manchester’s Phones 4 U Arena.
During the event Chisora was angered at Fury’s recent Twitter comments which accused the Finchley man of using anabolic steroids, which was followed by a heated face to face exchange where both men had to be separated.
The bad blood then spilled over into a separate spat between Chisora and a member of Fury’s family who was being vocal about his feelings whilst standing amongst the 600+ attending crowd. Continue reading
Boxing’s Mr Big, Steve Bunce, says there could be some sticky moments when he fires in the hard questions to bitter heavyweight rivals Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury on Saturday 10th May at The Printworks in Manchester when he hosts the public Face-Off between them.
The legendary BoxNation broadcaster has met with boxing’s biggest names and he’s excited about the highly anticipated Q and A between Chisora and Fury – ahead of their crucial fight at the Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday 26th July – which is expected to be a thriller as both fighters are looking to show fight fans’ who has the edge before their big showdown. Continue reading