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Tony Bellew Could Face Boxing Authorities...

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 22 Nov 2014

Tony Bellew could face boxing authorities after 'Alcoholics Anonymous' insult to opponent Nathan Cleverly
  • Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly will face each other on Saturday
  • Bellew could be in trouble after suggesting his opponent was an alcoholic
  • He asked his opponent if he had 'been to any AA meetings lately?'
  • The pair previously fought in 2011 as light heavyweights
By Martin Domin for the Daily Mail

Tony Bellew risked being hauled before the boxing authorities after alleging Nathan Cleverly has a problem with alcohol ahead of their highly-charged rematch.

As the pair squared up during a heated head-to-head on Thursday, Bellew asked: ‘Been to any AA meetings lately?’

The jibe was taken to refer to Alcoholics Anonymous but Cleverly dismissed the accusation and predicated Bellew will have to answer to the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC).

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Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 22 Nov 2014

By far, the biggest joke for me in boxing is the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) (with the exception of the 900k marijuana bust that NSAC tried to levy on Chavez).  They need to be disolved... In my honest opinion, they seem to hurt boxing way more than they could ever help.  Seriously, they need to close shop or step down (get fired).

hitman_hatton1's Photo hitman_hatton1 22 Nov 2014

frank warren probably wishes the same. :D

BoxingFan's Photo BoxingFan 22 Nov 2014

It's  not the worst insult ever, is it? :rolleyes: