BBC Sport - Tony Bellew: Weight struggles forced cruiserweight move

Bellew tired of 'punishing' diet

Tony Bellew tells BBC Radio Merseyside that it has always been difficult for him to make the weight for light-heavyweight contests and believes stepping up to the cruiserweight division will help him achieve his goal of becoming a world champion.

The 31-year-old from Liverpool, who on Saturday, reveals he gained 17lbs in weight in the four days after the bout in Quebec City.

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