London (April 3rd) TYSON Fury has been overwhelmed by the support he expects to receive when he battles with Martin Rogan at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on April 14 on the Hennessey Sports ‘Unfinished Business’ show.
The Titanic battle between Fury and Rogan will be broadcast live on Channel 5.
Fury has been locked away in Manchester training like never before but has been made aware of those coming to the Odyssey who will be willing him to victory in his vacant all-Ireland heavyweight title fight with Belfast hard man Rogan.
“The support that I have been getting is unbelievable. When I boxed in Belfast last year I got a fantastic reception wherever I went and on the night the atmosphere was amazing,” commented Fury.
“Now the Irish fans are getting right behind me, they want to see me knock out Rogan. They know how good I am and they know a real Irish warrior when they see one. You’ll never see me sit on my stool and quit or complain about a bad toe – I’m the real deal.
“Rogan probably thought that he would have all the support in the arena on April 14 but he’s in for a shock because I’m going to feed off the great support that is coming my way.
“I’m very proud of my Irish roots, my uncle lives just outside Belfast, so there’s going to be great support for me and I will do them proud by knocking out wee Rogie.
“He’s a proud guy and I’m sure he’ll give it his best but when you look at the two of us there’s a big difference in class and that will be the difference on the night.”
Fury also says that he wants the victory over Rogan to be the start of a series of fights on Irish soil, leading to a World heavyweight title shot.
“The Irish fans are just fantastic, I really feel at home there. The Odyssey Arena is going to be packed out, the tickets are flying and after I beat Rogan I know the fans will want to come back again and again because they will have a world class heavyweight to support.
“Bringing a World heavyweight title fight to Irish soil would be very special and there’s nobody else can do that except me.”
Joining Tyson Fury, Martin Rogan will be middleweight sensation Chris Eubank Jr from Brighton, Former Commonwealth Champion Irishman John O’Donnell, Belfast fighters Dee Walsh, Darren Corbett, Tommy Tolan, Ciaran Healy, Marc Mccullough, Conall Carmichael, Moses Matovu and County Mayo’s Michael Sweeney.
Tickets for the UNFINISHED BUSINESS event at the Odyssey Arena on April 14th are priced at £155, £105, £65, £44, £33 and £27.50 and can be purchased from the Odyssey Arena Box Office on 028 9073 9074, or via Ticketmaster on 0844 277 4455 (24 hour).
Tickets can also be purchased in person from the Odyssey Arena Box Office and the usual Ticketmaster outlets.
Tickets are also available to purchased online from www.ticketmaster.ie