Heavy weight champion Tony Bellew losses his brother in-law Ashley Roberts Bellew.
The sad news of Ashley Roberts Bellew was confirmed by the emotional Tony Bellew who described an intense grief over death of brother-in-law Ashley Roberts after beating David Haye.
Bellew had the name of his late brother in law stitched on to his shorts and broke down in tears after winning.
Roberts, the brother of Bellew’s partner Rachel, died on a family holiday in Mexico last year, aged 32.
He said: “I’ve been my own all week. Each night I’ve cried.
“He’s has been on my mind since August, I miss him so much.”
While speaking, Tony said:
“I’ve been a mess, I’m emotional, it’s over and I just need to be left alone for a bit.
“You just have to get through it, I’m messed up but we’re going to get through it as a family.
“I left an empty seat tonight, I left an empty seat and I was with him.
According to sources, the late Ashley Roberts who is the brother in-law of Bellew’s with wife Rachel died on a family holiday to Mexico last year at the age of just 32.