TONY BELLEW NEWS

Cleverly vs. Bellew II already sold out

The rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew on November 22, has become the fastest selling sporting event at Liverpool’s Echo Arena after selling out in under 48 hours. The bitter rivals return to the venue of their first clash in 2011 to finally face each other once again, and fight fans have snapped up all of the tickets on sale inside 48 hours. Their explosive second...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video & quotes: Heated Cleverly vs. Bellew II press conference

Tony Bellew will finally seek his revenge against arch rival Nathan Cleverly when the pair meet in the hugely-anticipated grudge match on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Bellew’s home town of Liverpool. Three years ago, Cleverly defeated Bellew by a tight majority decision as he defended is WBO Light Heavyweight titleand finally the rematch is on. On November 22 the pair will...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew II now official for November 22 in Liverpool

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will meet on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The Cleverly-Bellew rematch was already confirmed for late November in Liverpool, however, the exact date and details had not yet been announced. Now that they are, you'll be able to get your tickets to the fight and prepare to see the hated rivals in action once again, in a fight which promises...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew rematch set for November in Liverpool

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will clash in a blockbuster rematch at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The November date for the hotly anticipated bout will be revealed ahead of a press conference next Wednesday in Liverpool, with tickets on sale from midday on Tuesday for Matchroom Boxing Fight Pass members and then on general sale the following day at midday from the Echo Arena. ...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Matty Askin vs. Ovill McKenzie added to Oct 25th Liverpool card

Blackpool cruiserweight Matty Askin has promised to end Ovill McKenzie’s KO run when they clash at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday, October 25th. Askin, the current English champion, challenges dynamite-punching McKenzie for his British and Commonwealth titles on the title-stacked show, headlined by Paul Butler’s record breaking challenge for the IBF World Super-Flyweight...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew II close to finalized, date & venue to be announced soon

Eddie Hearn says that the rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew is close to being finalized. Cleverly earned a narrow win over Bellew in October 2011 on enemy territory in Liverpool. The bad blood between the pair has continued for years since that first clash and with both men now operating at Cruiserweight, a second fight is close to reality. The pair could’ve faced...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Junior Wright in action in Chicago this Friday vs. Marlon Hayes

This Friday night at the Royal Oak Theater in Detroit, undefeated Cruiserweight contender Junior Wright (10-0-1, 9 KO's) will be back in action in an 8-round bout against Marlon Hayes (23-14, 11 KO's). This will be Wright's first appearance since his thrilling Fight of the Year candidate with fellow undefeated Steve Bujaj on May 15 at the Millennium Theater in Brooklyn...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Cleverly & Tony Bellew both score stoppage wins, obstacles cleared for rematch

Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly each scored early stoppage wins to secure a rematch between the to British rivals. Then at light heavyweight, Cleverly defeated Bellew in their highly anticipated first match. Since, each man has moved to cruiserweight, and if anything, the fires between them are more intense and heated than ever. Bellew...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)    Paul Spadafora defeated Hector Velazquez [UD] Nathan Cleverly defeated Alejandro Emilio Velori [R4 TKO] Tony Bellew defeated Cesar Dos Santos [R5 TKO] Jeff Lentz defeated Tim Witherspoon Jr...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Cleverly, Tony Bellew, Joshua-Skelton weigh-in results, video

Nathan Cleverly admits that there is plenty of pressure on both Tony Bellew and himself to get through their fights tomorrow night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool in order to set up a huge rematch. The official weigh-ins for the twin-bill were held today, and you can check out the full weigh-in results, details and videos here. Cleverly returns to the scene of his WBO World Light...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Bellew & Cleverly press conference quotes, notes & video

Tony Bellew says he can afford no slip-ups against Julio Cesar Dos Santos on Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool – as he wants to fight Nathan Cleverly next and end the Welshman’s career. Bellew faces the big-hitting Brazilian in his second fight at Cruiserweight, with bitter rival Cleverly clashing with Alejandro Valori on the same bill also in his second bout at 200lbs...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Cleverly eager to bash Tony Bellew again, then go for a title

Nathan Cleverly says that beating Alejandro Valori on Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool will lead to a massive British grudge rematch with Tony Bellew – and he’ll beat his bitter Liverpool foe again. The Welshman defended his WBO Light Heavyweight crown at the Echo Arena against Bellew back in October 2011 and made three more successful defenses of the title before...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew focused on opponent, not looking ahead to Cleverly rematch

Tony Bellew insists he is not thinking about Nathan Cleverly as the pair share top billing on July 12 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Promoter Eddie Hearn has billed the night ‘Collision Course’ as Bellew and Cleverly look set to renew their bitter rivalry later in the year, and they both fight at Cruiserweight for the second time since they stepped up from Light Heavyweight...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew & Nathan Cleverly share bill July 12 in Liverpool, look to rematch next

Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly will take another step closer to a rematch as they share top billing at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on July 12, – part of a big bill with Rocky Fielding, the Smith brothers and Anthony Joshua. Bellew and Cleverly clashed in October 2011 for the Welshman’s WBO Light Heavyweight title at the same venue, and their bitter rivalry has continued to grow...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A interview with Roberto “La Bestia” Bolonti, ready to challenge Juergen Braehmer

Juergen Braehmer (43-2, 32 KOs) is still aiming for big and career-defining fights. However, before all that can happen he has to defend this title in his hometown of Schwerin, Germany. Moreover, his upcoming opponent Robert Bolonti (35-2, 24 KOs) wants to upset Braehmer's plans. The challenger from Argentina sees himself well prepared to crown himself a world champion on June...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Adonis “Superman” Stevenson highlights

Adonis "Superman" Stevenson is set for his return to action on Saturday, May 24, in Montreal. Stevenson will defend his light heavyweight championship against challenger Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime. Right here, you can take a look at a quick video of Stevenson's hard-hitting highlights. Stevenson is known for his explosive power and athleticism, something which has...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Andrzej Fonfara preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview - Stevenson vs. Fonfara: After his much-publicized parting with HBO, Adonis Stevenson will be making his first appearance under the Al Haymon banner, fighting on Showtime, in his first fight since stopping Tony Bellew in the 6th round. The 36-year-old will be facing the relatively unknown Andrzej Fonfara, a 26-year-old fighter who hails from Poland and is...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Cleverly: Rematch with Tony Bellew is inevitable, we don’t like each other

Nathan Cleverly says a rematch with bitter rival Tony Bellew is ‘inevitable’ as he prepares to make his debut at Cruiserweight on Saturday night from the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff – and he’ll repeat his win when they meet again. Cleverly faces Trinidad’s Shaun Corbin in his first fight at 200lbs and lands in the division two months after Bellew made his bow at the weight...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew, Kell Brook & Rocky Fielding all win: Results from Liverpool

Tony Bellew announced his arrival at Cruiserweight with a final round stoppage win over Valery Brudov at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Bellew showed that the step-up in weight has afforded him extra ammo in his fists as he put Brudov down in the second with a big right hand and again in the sixth round. The Liverpool star had to overcome pressure in the following round as Brudov...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kell Brook & Tony Bellew weigh-in results from Liverpool

Kell Brook insists tomorrow night is the most important fight of his life and that he’s not thinking about his summer World title shot as he faces a ten-round clash with Alvaro Robles at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Check out the weigh-in results and notes from the card, which also includes Tony Bellew's cruiserweight debut. Brook tackles the dangerous Mexican knowing that...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew planning for a Marco Huck fight in the future

Tony Bellew says he would love to take on WBO Cruiserweight champion ‘Captain’ Marco Huck as he prepares for his bow at the weight on Saturday against Valery Brudov at the Echo Arena in Liverpool – a fight Huck’s promoter today called ‘inevitable’. Bellew moves up to 200lbs after challenging Adonis Stevenson for the WBC Light Heavyweight title in November. The Liverpool...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew: Weight contributed to my loss to Adonis Stevenson

Tony Bellew says his move to Cruiserweight means he no longer has to fight the scales and his opponent, as he makes his bow at the weight against Valery Brudov at the Echo Arena on Saturday. Bellew steps up from Light Heavyweight after he traveled to Canada in November to challenge Adonis Stevenson for the WBC title. Bellew was stopped by ‘Superman’ in the sixth round, and says...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew ready to make quick splash at cruiserweight

Tony Bellew is under no illusions as to the task ahead of him as he prepares to make his bow at Cruiserweight when he takes on Valery Brudov at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on March 15. ‘The Bomber’ moves up in weight on the back of a sixth-round stoppage defeat to Adonis Stevenson for the WBC Light Heavyweight title in November, and now wants to work his way to a World title...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dodson: Rocky Fielding has fought bums, I got him his big chance

Tony Dodson says there is no way he will allow another Liverpool boxer to defeat him ahead of his Commonwealth Super Middleweight title clash with Rocky Fielding at the Echo Arena on March 15. The former British champion has previously lost in title fights against fellow Merseyside fighters Tony Quigley and Paul Smith. Dodson challenges former gym mate and friend Fielding for his...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaac Chilemba vs. Denis Grachev set for March 15 NBC Sports Fight Night co-feature

Light Heavyweights Isaac "Golden Boy" Chilemba (21-2-2, 9 KOs) and Denis "The Pirate/Drago's Son" Grachev (13-2-1, 8 KOs) will face off on March 15th in the ten round Co-Feature on NBCSN Fight Night at the Sands Casino and Hotel in Bethlehem, PA. The main event features the heavyweight battle between Tomasz "Goral" Adamek and Vyacheslav "Czar...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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