Opinion | May 29 2017

On this day Tony Bellew won the world title at Goodison Park

Matt Christie is ringside at Goodison Park for the big fight, Tony Bellew vs Ilunga Makabu
Tony Bellew
Tony Bellew  |  Action Images/Lee Smith

ONE year ago today, May 29 2016, Tony Bellew’s dreams came true when he beat Ilunga Makabu in a thrilling clash at Goodison Park to become the WBC cruiserweight world champion.

This year Tony Bellew would go on to achieve something even more unlikely, beating David Haye at heavyweight. But relive that glorious night at Goodison Park, read how it happened as it happened.

Read our ringside blog from the night below

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