Philippines, 15 Feb 2016
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Hughie Fury weighs in for pro debut

PhilBoxing.com


Hughie Fury weighs in ahead of his professional debut
Fury vs. Whittom
Bell Centre, Canada

Friday, March 22
Live on WealthTV.com
Link to video: http://youtu.be/79YJ7fArf4A

LONDON (March 22, 2013) -- Heavyweight prospect Hughie Fury will have a substantial height and weight advantage for his professional debut tonight at the Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada, live on WealthTV.


The 18-year-old prospect weighed 234.4 pounds at Thursday's official weigh in, with his opponent David Whittom, 34, weighing in at 207.8 pounds.

There are certainly high hopes for Hughie, who, standing at six-feet and eight-inches, has a seven-inch height and 26.6 pounds weight advantage over Whittom.


But Hughie cannot afford to underestimate his opponent.

Whittom, 34, is a tough, come forward fighter, who has battled some of the top contenders and, in front of his home crowd, certainly poses a formidable test for a professional debutant.

With 11 wins, seven by knockout and one draw to his name, Whittom has built a reputation for his durability and, despite his 19 (KO 9) defeats, will be no pushover for the latest Fury fighter.


The pair meet on the undercard to IBF #1 super middleweight, Adonis Stevenson, looking to avenge his only professional loss against Darnell Boone at the Bell Centre, Montreal.


Stevenson fought through a left hand injury to force a 12 round TKO of Don George in his last contest and has been promised the winner of the IBF/WBA unifier between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler on May 25.


Also on the card will be Eleider Alvarez (11-0, 7KO) and Nicholson Poulard (19-3, 9KO) fighting for the WBO NABO and NABA light heavyweight title.


Live coverage of the card starts at 7 p.m. ET. The fight can also be seen on WealthTV.com (excluding Canada) by signing up for an account.


"We are excited Hughie Fury is on the card and that his fans from home will be able to see him," Tommy Morris, Director of Live Events for Wealth TV said.


"We have had Tyson Fury on our network in the past and we know Hughie will be just as exciting to watch."


Team Fury have set up base at Casino Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, with both Hughie and Tyson preparing for their upcoming fights.


Official weights in lbs: Adonis Stevenson 171.8 vs Darnell Boone 170.8, Eleider Alvarez 174.6 vs Nicholson Poulard 173.8, Didier Bence 221.6 vs Jonte Willis 225.6, Marc Pagcaliwangan 118 vs Jose Adan Fernandez 113.2, Mian Hussain 149 vs Basilio Silva 149, Sebastien Bouchard 153.4 vs Adam Grabiec 152.6, Hughie Fury 234.4 vs David Whittom 207.8.

For more information on Wealth TV please visit www.wealthtv.com

For more information on Lonsdale, Liquid and Casino Lac-Leamypleasevisit.

www.Lonsdale.com
www.L1quid.com
www.casinoduquebec.com


Click here to view a list of other articles written by .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • DONAIRE WANTS FANS TO SEE HIS POTENTIAL IN HIS TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST BEDAK
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 15 Feb 2016
  • 200 MILLION WATCH QIU XIAO JUN WIN WBA INT’L SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT BELT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • Deontay Wilder -- I'm Becoming A Preacher!! ... After I'm Done Beating People Up
    By , Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • 2016 All-Star Weekend --- Thompson, LaVine shine in ​State Farm All​-​Star Saturday Night
    By Adeline Deladisma, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Kobe takes in his last All-Star practice​
    By Rex Alba, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • ‘WAKEE’ SALUD TO TRY AND CONVINCE PACQUIAO TO PROMOTE DOUBLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN MANILA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • LOVE OF BOXING - QUOTES FROM BOXING GREATS
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • LUIS ORTIZ VS. TONY THOMPSON & SADAM ALI VS. JESSE VARGAS MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
    By , Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • JINKEE, CHILDREN HAPPY THAT MANNY FINALLY WILL RETIRE
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • Pacquiao dispels doubts about his plan to retire
    By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, Sun, 14 Feb 2016
  • BRAWL AT THE MALL: MORALDE WINS WBF INT’L TITLE
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • PABUSTAN LOSES IN HEAD-BUTT INFESTED TITLE FIGHT AGAINST PUNGLUAN SOR SINGYU
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • Eddie "EBoy" Gomez Re-signs with Golden Boy Promotions
    By , Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • Andre Berto -- Yup, Rousey Needs A New Trainer ... ME!
    By , Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • 2016 All-Star Weekend -- Visiting U.S. ​t​eam ​e​dges World Team in Rising Star​s​ Challenge, 157-154
    By Adeline Deladisma, Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Media Day (PHOTOS)
    By Rex Alba, Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • FIGHTERS FEATURED ON THE FEB. 19 AND MARCH 4 EDITIONS OF LA FIGHT CLUB MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • A NEW DIRECTION FOR OMEGA BOXING: WHO'S NEXT?
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • THE TALE OF US OLYMPIAN BOXER CARLOS BALDERAS
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • HUNTER, MENDEZ, MARRERO FEATURED ON SANTA CRUZ-MARTINEZ ON SHOWTIME
    By , Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • WESTERN CANADIANS JANKS TROTTER AND STUART MCLELLAN SET TO BATTLE FOR C.P.B.C. 154-POUND TITLE IN CALGARY, AB
    By , Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • Tito Ortiz -- Cited for Battery on Woman ... In Vegas Club Incident
    By , Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • CATCHING MANNY
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 13 Feb 2016
  • World Ranked Super Bantamweight Daniel Roman to take on Ramiro Robles this Friday Night on GFL.TV
    By , Fri, 12 Feb 2016


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2016 philboxing.com.