Derry Mathews ready for Abril

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.

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Video: Derry Mathews- Adam Dingsdale Weigh-In

Derry Mathews still has designs to be recognised as something other than just one of the most exciting and sporting prizefighters of his generation.

Two reigns on both the British and Commonwealth lightweight thrones hardly do justice to the monster hitting Scouse warrior who has partaken in several of the most savage domestic ring wars of the last decade.

But at 31, and with plenty of mileage on the clock, ‘Dirty Derry’ knows that time is short if he is to realise his dreams of succeeding at major international level.

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