Premier lightweight Derry Mathews says he has what it takes to win a world title ahead of British rival Kevin Mitchell.
WBA World Lightweight Champion Richar Abril says Derry Mathews is out of his depth against him and will get knocked-out when they collide at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Friday 6th March.
Liverpool hero Derry Mathews has been handed a dream world title shot in his home city on Friday 6th March at the Echo Arena, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky 437/HD 490, Virgin 546 and TalkTalk 525).
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.
Liverpool ace Derry Mathews will face Adam Dingsdale for the Vacant WBA Continental Lightweight Championship on the big Echo Arena show on Saturday 25th October.
Mathews features as chief-support on a stacked title card headlined by Paul Butler’s record-breaking world title challenge against IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion Zolani Tete, plus Liverpool favourites Liam Smith, Kevin Satchell and Tom Stalker all in title action.
Tickets for promoter Frank Warren’s ‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ show at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October will go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 13th August) at midday.
The blockbuster event features some of the best talent in British boxing, including Merseyside stars: Paul Butler, Liam Smith, Derry Mathews, Terry Flanagan and Kevin Satchell, all in big title action, plus Chris Eubank Jnr., and many more.
Promoter Frank Warren has assembled an all-star line up and returns to the Liverpool Echo Arena with a blockbuster multi-title show on Saturday 25th October featuring some of the best talent in British boxing, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/HD 490 and Virgin Ch. 546).
Following lots of speculation MGM Marbella is pleased to announce the signing of two more boxers; Derry Mathews and Iain Butcher. After lengthy talks both fighters who already train at MGM Marbella are now set to be managed by Daniel Kinahan, adding to his portfolio which includes Tom Stalker, Bradley Saunders, Anthony Fitzgerald and Declan Geraghty.
Liverpool lightweight Derry Mathews refuses to allow his upset loss to Stephen Ormond last December to extinguish his dream of challenging for a world title.
After a five month sabbatical to permit his ailing hands to mend, the 30 year old former British and two-time Commonwealth champion gets back on his horse this weekend. At the Olympia, in his home city, he challenges Walsall’s Martin Gethin for his old domestic title.