Boxing legend Tony Bellew joins the star studded line up getting ready to play in the first ever Celebrity Esports League! The former WBC cruiserweight champion put up an amazing fight to beat Tim Cahill in the NHS Charities cup, will he be able to maintain his form and come out on top in the Celebrity Esports Super Star League? We can’t wait to find out!
Tony Bellew, nicknamed ‘The Bomber’ began his professional boxing career in 2007 before retiring in 2018. During this time he competed across three weight divisions, light-heavyweight, cruiserweight and heavyweight and recorded 30 wins from 34 professional bouts with 20 of those wins decided by knockout and 10 by decision. He held various titles during his career, including the WBC cruiserweight title which he held from 2016 to 2017, the Commonwealth light-heavyweight title between 2010 and 2014 and is a three-time ABA heavyweight champion. He fought his final match against Oleksandr Usyk in November 2018 for the undisputed cruiserweight championship. Bellew lost the match to Usyk and retired in the ring after the fight. Outside of boxing, Tony Bellew is an avid Everton supporter and would enter the ring to Z-Cars, the same song played at Goodison Park, and he also appeared in the 2015 film Creed.