Tony’s story is an ongoing one but so far this is what we can tell you. Tony “Bomber” Bellew is so-called because of his aggressive power punching. Born in Liverpool, the Merseyside boxer enjoyed a 40 – 7 amateur career before turning professional in October 2007. In May 2016 he became the WBC Cruiserweight Champion after defeating Ilunga Makubu at a packed out Goodison Park which is the home of Tony’s beloved Everton FC.
Tony is a former European and WBO International Cruiserweight Champion. and also the former Commonwealth, British (twice) and WBC Silver Light heavyweight Champion. As an amateur, Tony is a three-time former ABA heavyweight champion. Tony really achieved global appeal when he made his acting debut by co-starring in the sports drama Creed, which was released in November 2015.
As we say a story unfolding – MARCH 2017 Update – Tony shocked the boxing world when he won in the 11th round against Former Heavyweight Champion David Haye. This fight caught the imagination of the British public and Tony Bellew became a household name when he valiantly claimed victory in a fight many people said he simply had no chance in.