The Manchester Arena has seen some terrific nights of boxing throughout the years, and been home to the likes of Ricky Hatton, Anthony Crolla and Scott Quigg all of whom have packed out the venue.
Tyson Fury said he’d go to London and beat Dereck Chisora in 2011. He said he’d go to Dusseldorf and beat Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. He said he’d go to Los Angeles and beat Deontay Wilder in 2018. And he said he’d go to Las Vegas and beat Wilder again in 2020.
‘Watch me swim!’ Fury a trapped goldfish no more as Gypsy King prepares for Seferi holiday homecoming
Tyson Fury says he’s in the best shape of his life ahead of Saturday’s comeback bout against Sefer Seferi in Manchester.
VIDEO: ‘I promise to hurt him’ – Manchester’s Flanagan vows to down Mathews, curses ‘stupid’ wannabe pundits
Terry Flanagan has predicted tactical nous could lead to the KO of Derry Mathews at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday while branding some wannabe boxing experts ‘stupid’.
Comment: Fantastic Terry Flanagan, rugby celebrated despite England flop, non league football in rude health
When Terry Flanagan floored Diego Magdaleno for the third time in the opening two rounds to successfully defend his WBO Lightweight world title on Saturday night, Manchester’s growing reputation for boxing excellence was firmly underscored.
Tyson Fury has taken to Twitter to vent his frustration at the postponement of his scheduled fight with Wladimir Klitschko.
‘Revenge will have to wait’: Dereck Chisora’s pledge after injury postpones Manchester Tyson Fury bout
Up for grabs was Fury’s European heavyweight title plus the vacant British title, not to mention a date with Wladimir Klitschko for the WBO World title.