Published on March 21st, 2017 | by Emily Jamieson
‘I’m no stepping stone’ Langford warns Khurtsidze
Elephant Sport’s Emily Jamieson speaks to British middleweight Tommy Langford about his upcoming fight against Avtandil Khurtsidze.
Speaking at his training camp in Birmingham, he warns his Georgian opponent not expect to “walk through” him.
Langford, 27, speaks highly of his “crazy and loud” fans and his hopes for a big fight in Las Vegas if he defeats Khurtsidze, nicknamed ‘Mini Mike Tyson’.
North Devon’s Langford has won all 18 of his professional bouts so far, with six wins coming via knockouts.
Khurtsidze, who is 10 years his senior, hasn’t fought in over a year, but has 34 wins in 36 bouts, with 21 knockouts and only two losses.
Langford and Khurtsidze meet at the Leicester Arena on April 22nd for the interim WBO world middleweight title. The fight is live on BT Sport.