River Wilson Bent can’t wait to show Coventry is something however a Ghost City by lifting the English title within the hometown of iconic band The Specials.
The marauding middleweight takes on Tyler Denny for the vacant 160 pound title on the Coventry Skydome Area on Saturday, November 13, on the Hennessy All-Stars present, reside and free on Channel 5.
Bent’s showdown with Denny would be the eleventh battle of his professional profession however he is aware of successful the English belt will shoot him straight up Britain’s boxing charts like The Specials who just lately hit quantity two within the vinyl albums chart with Protest Songs 1924-2012.
The legendary band from Coventry created the culturally ground-breaking 2-Tone sound, produced two primary hits and have just lately completed touring greater than 40 years after altering the British music scene with their distinctive mix of ska and punk music.
And Bent’s promoter Mick Hennessy is closely investing within the boxing revival in Coventry by selling on the Skydome Area and bringing in Channel 5 cameras to town with the intention of turning all-action hero Bent right into a world champion
Exhall’s Bent, the previous Midlands Space Champion, mentioned: “I’ve lived in Coventry all my life and boxing hasn’t been thriving for some time, however it’s now. I don’t suppose we’ve had that since folks like Neil Simpson and Dean Pithie.
“However we’re getting a brand new era coming by means of and I’m making the primary stamp. The English title is the proper step in the direction of the British.
“I stroll into one of many soccer songs, In Our Coventry Houses and We Stay and Die in These Cities by one other Coventry band, The Enemy, however I would perform a little edit, who is aware of.
“Everybody in Coventry is aware of The Specials and what they’ve achieved. All of them nonetheless speak about them and even the youthful generations like me, know that is the house of 2-Tone. I don’t thoughts a little bit of it, both.
“There can be a superb environment on the Skydome. Anticipate fireworks. It will likely be like town at 2the second, buzzing.
“As for that one tune, that was in regards to the previous Coventry. It’s nothing like that now. Coventry isn’t any Ghost City, I’m telling you!”
Bent (10-0, 5 KO’s) sees this English title scrap as a “real 50-50 battle” and readily admits that 32-year-old Denny (13-2-2) has extra expertise as an expert.
However with an enormous house help behind him the 27-year-old expects to be a lot too younger and have an excessive amount of for his foe as he seems to do what The Specials final did in 1989 and attain primary within the UK.
He added: “Tyler boxed for the English title twice now and has misplaced each instances, so it will be third time unfortunate for him. It’s his final likelihood to get wherever, so he’ll give it his all.
“This can transfer me in the precise course. I might’ve gone for a type of worldwide belts however actually I’m chasing the British, so the English and win this and hopefully I change into the obligatory.
“That’s the following step on my ladder so this can be a very, essential battle. And I’m going to win it.”
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