Former heavyweight world champion boxer Tyson Fury is coming to Hartlepool.
Town boxing promoter Nathan Greathead has secured the Gypsy King for a sportsman’s dinner next month.
Fury, 30, who just last month went 12 rounds with Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title in Los Angeles, will appear at The Mayfair venue, Seaton Carew, on Thursday, February 14.
The knockout night is set to be a sell out with most of the 350 tickets selling out in a matter of days.
Nathan, of NSG Promotions, said: “We have done some signings before with Tyson when he was living in a hotel in Manchester training away from his family.
“It is his first time here in Hartlepool. We are over the moon to have got him especially after his fight with Wilder.
“It is a good coup. The night will be a talk in and sportsman’s dinner with two-course meal and people will get a digital photo of Tyson to take away on the night.”
Tickets for the night are £100 per person and include table seating and waitress service.
Roy Chubby Brown tribute act Gary Rowntree will also perform on the night.
Fury earned a controversial draw against Wilder in December and is currently in Spain where he has begun training for the much-anticipated rematch.
Nathan has brought a series of high profile boxers to Hartlepool including Frank Bruno, Ricky Hatton, Joe Calzaghe and Nigel Benn.
December’s high-profile fight against Wilder marked Fury’s first return to the ring in two years.
Fury’s impressive record includes 27 wins out of 28 professional fights with 19 wins by knockout.
Nathan thanked Darren Sutherland of Hartlepool energy business Utility Alliance for being the main sponsor of the Tyson Fury night.
Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
To enquire about tickets contact 07802 841140.
The Hartlepool Mail has teamed up with NSG Promotions to offer readers a pair of tickets to attend the Tyson Fury dinner worth £200.
To be in with a chance of winning them, simply cut out and collect the three tokens that will appear in the paper this week.
Get the first in today’s Hartlepool Mail (January 9).
Once you have all three tokens, return them, along with your name, address and daytime contact details to Mark Payne, Tyson Fury Offer, Hartlepool Mail, 9-13 Scarborough Street, TS24 7DA, by January 23.
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