Royal Family star Ricky Tomlinson gave Derry Mathews his backing ahead of his WBA World Lightweight title challenge against champion Richar Abril on Saturday 18th April at the Liverpool Echo Arena.
WBA World Lightweight title challenger Derry Mathews says his radar is now locked on deadly Cuban World Champion Richar Abril on Saturday 18th April at the Liverpool Echo Arena.
Mathews destroyed Hungarian Gyorgy Mizsei Jnr. with a massive right hand in the fifth round last Friday night at the Echo Arena to clear the path for his dream world title showdown against Abril.
Frank Warren presents World Championship Boxing at the Echo Arena, headlined by Paul Butler’s challenge for the IBF Super-Flyweight Championship of the World against Champion Zolani Tete.
The results so far…
FIGHT # 4
THE VACANT WBO INTERCONTINENTAL LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
The official weights from the weigh-in held today at Building Six, inside The O2, for tomorrow’s nights Championship Boxing event at The O2 and the running order of fights:
DEMPSEY FURY vs. ERNEST DEPKAS
LEWIS PETTITT 128lbs (9st 2lbs) vs. DAVID KVARATSKHELIA
BOY JONES JNR. 132lbs (9st 6¼lbs) vs. JOE BEEDON
BRADLEY SKEETE (10st 6½lbs) vs. ANZOR GAMGEBELI 141½lbs (10st 1½lbs)
LIAM WALSH 129lbs (9st 3½lbs) vs. JOE MURRAY 129lbs (9st 3¾lbs)
DMITRY CHUDINOV 159lbs (11st 5¾lbs) vs. CHRIS EUBANK JNR. 159lbs (11st 5½lbs)
TYSON FURY 260lbs (18st 8lbs) vs. CHRISTIAN HAMMER 248lbs (17st 10lbs)
FRANK BUGLIONI 167¾lbs (11st 13lbs) vs. IVAN JUKIC 166lbs (11st 12lbs)
Heavyweight star Tyson Fury will be out to impress when he takes on the unrelenting Christian Hammer.
The 26-year-old Manchester banger knows that everything is on the line when he faces the German based Romanian, with a shot at Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO belt next up if he comes through the fight unscathed, live and exclusive on BoxNation.
However, in the big-hitting Hammer, who has a record of 17 wins from his 20 fights, he faces a man who has vowed to tear up the script and steal the show at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Chris Eubank Jnr. put on a hard-hitting display today at the media work-out in London’s famous Peacock Gym to show that he’s ready to take the Interim WBA World Middleweight title from champion Dmitry Chudinov.
The Brighton star makes his big return to the ring this Saturday (28th February) at The O2 and aims to put his close split decision points loss to arch-rival Billy Joe Saunders last November behind him and focus on Chudinov’s world title.
Red-hot Jack Catterall aims to capture his third consecutive title when he challenges for the Vacant WBO Intercontinental Light-Welterweight Championship against Argentina’s Cesar David Inalev on Friday 6th March at the Liverpool Echo Arena.
Ellesmere Port star Paul Butler returned to the Port Arcades Shopping Centre to put on a thrilling display for shoppers ahead of his history making IBF World Super-Flyweight title challenge on Friday 6th March at the Liverpool Echo Arena and promised to make the City proud.
Liverpool hero and British boxing great John Conteh met up with two of the new generation of Scouse stars Kevin Satchell and Jazza Dickens in their home city today.
The former British, Commonwealth, European and WBC World Light-Heavyweight Champion and superstar of his day visited Satchell and Dickens in their Red Triangle Gym to give them words of advice ahead of their big title fights at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Friday 6th March.
Liverpool star Derry Mathews will feature on two big shows at the Echo Arena in the coming months when he fights on Friday 6th March before going on to face Richard Abril for the WBA World Lightweight title on Saturday 18th April.