Bellew all talk – Cleverly

November 20, 2014 14:49:50 UK

Nathan Cleverly has claimed Tony Bellew is all about the “big talk” and is going to get embarrassed in his hometown of Liverpool.

The pair are getting set for the highly-anticipated fight at the Echo Arena on Saturday and there has been plenty of mind games ahead of the bout.

With another press conference taking place on Thursday the talking is nearly over, with the weigh in to come on Friday before they go toe-to-toe.

Bellew has claimed Cleverly is a “fraud” but the latter his hit back and is looking forward to taking on his opponent on Merseyside this weekend.

He told Sky Sports News: “He’s trying to say I’m the fraud. Deep down he knows he’s the fraud.

“He gives it all this big talk. He’s going to deliver this, he’s this big massive puncher, he’s prepared to be carried out on a stretcher. It’s all a load of nonsense – I’m the one who can do all that.

“This guy is all talk. We’re going to find out on Saturday night. I’m going to embarrass him in his home town.”

Cleverly, 27, is 1.90 to win by any method or 6.00 to secure a KO, TKO or Disqualification win, while Bellew can be backed at 1.90 to come out on top by any method.

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