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Tony Bellew Could Face Censure After A A Jibe

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 22 Nov 2014

Bellew could face censure after AA jibe


Tony Bellew has risked punishment by the boxing authorities by appearing to allege that Nathan Cleverly has a drinking problem before their blockbuster rematch on Saturday.

As the fighters faced off at Thursday's weigh-in, Bellew asked: "Been to any AA meetings lately?"

The question was taken to refer to Alcoholics Anonymous, but Cleverly, who denied a drinking problem, shrugged off the accusation and predicted that Bellew will have to explain himself to the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC).

"I honestly don't know what he's referring to," Cleverly said. "He tried personal insults before the first fight and this AA one is a new one. He's desperate to rattle me but I'm too strong. He's making these things up and waffling on. He needs a good slap and he's going to get one....
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