Tony Bellew has instructed talkSPORT that he believes Mauricio Lara will now not have the aspect of shock on his aspect in his rematch with Josh Warrington on Saturday night time.
The Leeds hero was shockingly stopped by the unknown Mexican again in February, and they’re now set to satisfy once more.
Bellew has backed Warrington to get revenge this time round, however insists he can nonetheless struggle on if the outcome doesn’t go his manner.
“I don’t suppose his profession’s over [if he loses],” Bellew instructed the talkSPORT Breakfast.
“What I’ll say is that it’s a defining struggle in his profession.
“This is without doubt one of the large ones, he can’t actually afford to lose.
“He’s obtained a spot to go if he does lose, with wins over the likes of Kiko Martinez, Child Galahad, Carl Frampton, Lee Selby, it permits him to take a loss right here – however he has to start out all the way in which on the backside once more if he does.
“It’s a large quantity of strain on him, however I do suppose he’ll come by it.”
Explaining his reasoning for backing a Warrington win, Bellew added: “It will possibly’t be a shock this time.
“When he will get hit – and he’s gonna get hit, and he’s gonna get harm on Saturday night time, however it received’t be a shock to the system.
“He’s anticipating it, he is aware of it’s coming.
“I feel he’ll journey out the storm and win on factors.”
Obtain talkSPORT Edge NOW!
It is the free soccer app that retains you one step forward of your mates with quick, sharp and shareable content material.