Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew has lost his bid to take the WBC light-heavyweight title from Canada's Adonis Stevenson in Quebec City.
Tony Bellew got the job done at the second time of asking against Isaac Chilemba to earn himself a shot at the WBC light-heavyweight title.
Tony Bellew was left frustrated in Liverpool after a draw with fellow world title contender Isaac Chilemba.
I'd like to apologise to everyone for not doing what I said I would do! I gave it everything and the better man won and that's it. Gutted..
The fans who travelled, ill be forever in your debt I'm truly shocked.. Like I said the better man won, no excuses. Thanks again for support
Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew headbutted world champion Adonis Stevenson at their weigh-in.
The pair, who clash in Quebec for the WBC light heavyweight title, had to be dragged apart as their face-off threatened to boil over.
Stevenson thrust his forehead into the face of Bellew, who then retaliated.
Liverpool's Tony "Bomber" Bellew is in Canada to take on Adonis Stevenson for the WBC Light Heavyweight crown.
There's a big night of boxing at the Echo Arena with some of the region's best fighters performing for a sell out crowd of over seven thousand.
Liverpool's Derry Matthews faces Manchester's Anthony Crolla for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight belt.
London 2012 Team GB captain Thomas Stalker goes head to head with Andrew Harris in his second professional fight.
Topping the bill is Tony Bellew who in his home city takes on Malawi's Isaac Chilemba in a WBC light- heavyweight eliminator bout.
Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew is preparing ahead of his fight in Nottingham tomorrow.
The light-heavyweight is hoping to get one step closer to a world-title shot, after he takes on Argentinian Roberto Bolonti.