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Photos: Tony Bellew Grabs WBC Title With Vicious KO of Makabu

Tough British contender Tony Bellew recovered from a first round knockdown to win the vacant WBC cruiserweight world title with a third round knockout of Ilunga Makabu on Sunday. ...Read More

Tony Bellew Gets Off The Deck, Brutal KO of Makabu For WBC Belt

Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, Merseyside - Tony Bellew (27-2-1, 17KOs) got off the deck to blast away Ilunga Makabu (19-2, 18KOs) in three rounds to capture the vacant WBC cruiserweight world titl...Read More

Weights From Liverpool: Bellew 199.1; Makabu 196.8

Tony Bellew and Ilunga Makabu tipped the scales ahead of their battle for world honours this weekend....Read More

Tony Bellew Smiles: I Was Always a Rebellious Little F***er!

TONY BELLEW admits he was too fat to play for Everton - but that won’t stop him squeezing into the club’s history books. The diehard Evertonian takes on Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight ...Read More

Hearn: Everton Event Will Be Great For Community

Eddie Hearn believes that this weekend’s Bank Holiday boxing bonanza will inspire youngsters all over the country....Read More

Makabu Confident: Tony Bellew Has NOTHING Special For Me

ILUNGA MAKABU is ready to turn Tony Bellew’s Goodison Park dream into a nightmare. The Congo-born cruiserweight faces Evertonian Bellew at the home of the Toffees on Sunday night for the vacant WBC ti...Read More

Photos: Tony Bellew, Ilunga Makabu Go Face To Face at Presser

Bellew vs. Makabu Final Press Conference Photos - Tony Bellew has told Ilunga Makabu that he will not deny him his dream World title win when they clash for the vacant WBC Cruiserweight strap at Goodi...Read More

Tony Bellew: I'll Show Makabu That I'm The Real Cruiserweight

Tony Bellew has told Ilunga Makabu that he will not deny him his dream World title win when they clash for the vacant WBC Cruiserweight strap at Goodison Park in Liverpool on Sunday May 29, live on Sk...Read More

Tony Bellew Gets Celebrity Backing as He Enters Makabu Fight

TONY BELLEW will get a good luck message from Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone ahead of his dream Goodison Park world title shot. ...Read More

Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division

Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division

By Alexey Sukachev - Time is of the essence. For the cruiserweight division, that time is now, as boxing fans will struggle to currently find a more exciting weight division – and not even limited to ...Read More

Michael Buffer on The UK Scene and Tony Bellew Friendship

BoxingScene.com caught up with Hall of Fame announcer Michael Buffer over the weekend to discuss his increasingly regular appearances in the U.K. and friendship with “Real life Rocky” Tony Bellew....Read More

Makabu: Not Going The Distance, I'm Knocking Tony Bellew Out!

Ilunga Makabu has told Tony Bellew that he’ll turn his dream night at Everton FC into a nightmare when they clash for the vacant WBC World Cruiserweight title at Goodison Park on Sunday May 29, live o...Read More

Hosea Burton To Remain on Bellew vs. Makabu Card

Hosea Burton will still see action next weekend. The British light-heavyweight champion looked set to be out until further notice after his next fight fell out of bed last week....Read More

Callum Smith Returns To Action on Bellew vs. Makabu Card

Callum Smith is back in action at Goodison Park in Liverpool on May 29, live on Sky Sports. The Super-Middleweight sensation landed the mandatory position in the WBC with a thrilling first round KO wi...Read More

Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu: Scott Fitzgerald To Be Featured

Scott Fitzgerald will return to the ring later this month. The Preston man, a Commonwealth Games gold medallist, is set to make his comeback on a stadium show....Read More

Photos: Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu Press Conference

Tony Bellew has vowed to turn his dreams into reality when he takes on Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC World Cruiserweight title at Goodison Park – the home of his beloved Everton FC – on Sunday May ...Read More

Bellew-Makabu: Burton vs. Dodson For British Title Added

Tony Dodson has been handed a career-reviving opportunity as he looks to give boxing a final throw of the dice. The Liverpool light heavyweight had been due to box on the undercard of David Haye’s nex...Read More

Bellew vs. Makabu Title Clash Officially Unveiled

As previously reported on BoxingScene, Liverpool’s Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) has confirmed that he will meet South Africa's Ilunga Makubu (19-1, 18 early) for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title at ...Read More

David Price To Make Ring Return on Bellew vs. Makabu Card

32-year-old former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price (19-3, 16KOs) will finally make his ring return on May 29th as part of the Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu undercard at Goodi...Read More

Tony Bellew-Ilunga Makabu: Paul Economides Added To Card

Paul Economides has had next month’s fight date swapped. The Connahs Quay super bantamweight, 29, has been out of the ring since last October and is now preparing to lace up the gloves again....Read More