Coventry fan River Wilson-Bent eyes title parade at the CSB

Coventry sensation River Wilson-Bent needs to finish the primary a part of a dream double and parade the English title on the pitch at Coventry Metropolis and he bought a style of it final Saturday when he made a half-time pitch look throughout the Bristol Metropolis recreation.

The all motion and hard-hitting middleweight faces Tyler Denny for the vacant belt in entrance of a packed Skydome crowd, reside and free on Channel 5 as a part of Hennessy’s All-Stars Present on Saturday, November 13.

Wilson-Bent is a big Coventry Metropolis fan and with the aspect using excessive within the Championship and the membership again in their very own stadium after two spells in exile, he needs to deliver boxing and soccer collectively, on the again of what’s going to be his first nationwide title.

He was invited to attend the Coventry-Bristol recreation as a visitor of the membership to indicate their help forward of his English title problem and watched them win 3-2 on the day. River has additionally been provided the prospect to return and exhibit his belt – offering he overcomes his powerful Midlands rival.

Wilson-Bent stated: “That is positively a 50-50 battle. We have been each good amateurs and now we’ve each turned professional, Tyler has a bit extra expertise than me, however that’s it. I’m 100% the higher fighter.

“It gained’t be straightforward however once I win the plan shall be to get out on the centre of the pitch with that English title, in entrance of all these Cov followers. That might be thriving. It’s simply sensible publicity.

“There are not any two sports activities which might be as shut to one another than boxing and soccer and their supporters, so it might be nice to get all of the Cov followers behind me. There isn’t a purpose I can’t get the entire metropolis behind me.”

The second a part of Wilson Bent’s double would deliver much more protection to Coventry, with the Sky Blues actually enjoying centre stage.

The hard-hitting 27-year-old is aware of successful the English belt ought to result in a crack on the coveted British title, presently held by the unbeaten Felix Money (14-0, 10 KO’s).

As an adolescent he additionally spent a few years working at Coventry Metropolis as a chef, earlier than realising it was too sizzling, so needed to get out of the kitchen to give attention to his boxing.

However now, with the soccer membership sitting in a play-off place, successful promotion again into the Premier League for the primary time since 2001, would make the Coventry Constructing Society Enviornment (CBS) the right platform to go to work once more and cook dinner up a deal with for the entire metropolis.

He added: “Think about combating on the CSB? I might love that. Think about packing that out? We’re seeing an increasing number of stadium fights, however on the floor you go to to observe your crew play?

“My daughter will at all times be the primary spotlight of my life however boxing there, in entrance of all these Cov followers, wouldn’t be far behind. I’ve talked earlier than about carrying the British title on the market, however to battle on the market could be superb.

“Cov can do their half and go up, after all. But when I can add to that and even simply win the British title, it might deliver much more communities collectively. It actually would put the entire metropolis on the map.”

Shakan Pitters v Reece Cartwright for the Vacant WBC Worldwide Mild-Heavyweight Championship headlines the triple-title card that features a fiery midlands derby between Coventry hot-shot River Wilson-Bent in opposition to Rowley Regis rival Tyler Denny for the Vacant English Middleweight Championship. Purple sizzling Irish middleweight sensation Aaron ‘The Silencer’ McKenna will problem for his first championship title. Aaron’s joins older brother Stevie ‘The Hitman’ McKenna who’s lighting up the welterweight division along with his dynamic and KO performances and faces Ghanaian hitter Richard Djarbeng over eight rounds. The remainder of the Hennessy All Stars crew shall be out in full power beginning with welterweight ace Kaisee Benjamin in opposition to Germany Andreas Maier over eight rounds; Birmingham super-middleweight Idris Virgo takes on France’s Gregory Trenel in an eight rounder; Sevenoaks extremely proficient super-welterweight Michael Hennessy Jr.; undefeated County Donegal middleweight starlet Brett McGinty; unbeaten Brighton heavyweight destroyer Tommy Welch meets Bulgarian Kristian Kirilov over 4 rounds. Lastly two new additions to the cardboard, Leamington Spa light-weight Danny Quartermaine and Chelmsley Wooden light-weight Scott Melvin, each in separate 4 spherical contests.

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