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.
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.
Derry Mathews’ WBA World Lightweight title opportunity on Friday 6th March at the Liverpool Echo Arena has been put on hold after the Champion Richar Abril has been forced to withdraw due to a viral infection.
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.