Found March 31, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
PLAYERS: Tony Bellew
Last night saw Tony Bellew and Isaac Chilemba draw in their WBC eliminator contest. In a match that failed to live up to its pre-fight buzz the judges scored the encounter 116-112 to Chilemba, 116-115 to Bellew and a 114-114 draw. Credit: Lawrence Lustig In the immediate aftermath Bellew told the ringside cameras "I'm going to be totally honest - I thought I won that fight. I thought I won nine of the 12 rounds." However, if truth be told, Bellew failed to capitalize on his opportunities and was arguably lucky to come away with the draw. In front of his home crowd, it was Bellew who started the quicker of the two, as he looked to box on the front foot and push Chilemba up against the ropes. However, despite the Liverpudlian having the better of the opening exchanges he failed to land any meaningful shots with the Malawian's slick style keeping him out of trouble. By the mid rounds, Chilemba had begun to feel his way into the fight, catching the local hero with a ...

Bellew, Chilemba draw title eliminator

Britain's Tony Bellew and Malawi's Isaac Chilemba fought to a 12-round draw in their world light-heavyweight title eliminator Saturday night. The boxers were bidding to become the No. 1 challenger for Chad Dawson's WBC belt, but the three judges couldn't split the pair. Bellew, who lost to WBO champion Nathan Cleverly in 2011 in his previous shot at a world title...

Tony Bellew-Isaac Chilemba weigh-in results & photos

Tony Bellew fixed his gaze on Isaac Chilemba at today’s weigh in for tomorrow night’s Betfair’s ‘No Retreat, No Surrender’ bill at the Echo Arena in Liverpool live on Sky Sports, and said he will go ‘to the trenches’ in their official final eliminator for the WBC light heavyweight title. Find the complete Bellew vs. Chilemba weigh-in results with some photos and the...

No-Win Situation: Anthony Crolla, Derry Mathews, Tony Bellew And Isaac Chilemba All Draw

(Anthony Crolla, right, shares the spoils with Derry Mathews) On a promotion that had been marketed with the tagline “No Retreat, No Surrender” there were “No Winners” Saturday on Merseyside. Lightweights Anthony Crolla and Derry Mathews could not be separated after 12 tense rounds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena, while in the main event, light heavyweights Tony Bellew and...
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