Tyson Fury tops the bill but two Brent boxers will also fight it out in the ring
Wembley and Kilburn men to have their night too
Two boxers on the bill at an all star title fight in Wembley are aiming to keep their championship belts to Brent.
Ryan Toms, 29, from Wembley, and Kilburn-based Ashley Theophane, 30, will defend their titles on the card of British heavyweight championship decider at Wembley arena tomorrow night (Saturday).
Top of the bill is the world title eliminator between undefeated British champion Derek Chisora, and challenger Tyson Fury, also undefeated; with the winner excepted to get a crack David Haye conqueror champ Vladimir Klitchko.
Speaking at the weigh-in, held at the Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood, Mr Fury, who was born in Manchester to an Irish Traveller family with a history bare knuckle fights, said he was appreciative of local support.
You may also want to watch:
He said: “I am very grateful for the love I have received and hope to do everyone proud.”
Ashley Theophane, who trains at All Stars Gym in Harrow Road, Queens Park, will take on the fancied welsh challenger Jason Cook, for The British Light Featherweight title.
- 1 Loaded shotgun seized in Harlesden as police crack down on gang activity
- 2 Vigil held in Barn Hill for murdered sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
- 3 Two men charged with murder in connection with missing pensioner with links to Willesden
- 4 Childhood friends launch their first Their Story Film Festival in Kilburn
- 5 Tributes paid to 'Gooner legend' who died of Covid 'caught at Euros final'
- 6 Missing 12-year-old boy from Kilburn found 'safe and well'
- 7 'Residents are going through hell as a result of flooding'
- 8 8 countries added to UK green travel list
- 9 Officer's leg broken after e-scooter rider fails to stop, say police
- 10 Landlord faces jail if he tries to evict Kilburn tenants
He said: “I want to put a message out to the community that you can do something positive with your life.
“I got two fights in America coming up and the plan is to bring a world championship back to Kilburn.”
Ryan Toms will defend his Southern Area Light Middleweight champion against Pat McAleese.
He said: “This is a big step for me in terms of the coverage this fight will be getting but I am confident that I will stop him.
“I am in great shape and am looking forward to doing Wembley proud.
Highlights from the fight will be shown at 10pm tomorrow night on Channel Five followed by live coverage of Chisora versus Fury.