James Tennyson counting down to IBF World title clash

James Tennyson has extra incentive to beat IBF Super-featherweight champion Tevin Farmer on October 20.

The Belfast fight will face Farmer in Boston hoping to become Belfast's next World champion and Tennyson says he has an extra reason to get his hands on the belt.

James Tennyson

James Tennyson

"That is huge opportunity for me and I have a baby on the way so I want to provide for. I am up for this fight but this has given my extra motivation to get the job done,

"I believe I am ready for this and have been getting to this point step by step.

“Everything has fallen into place nicely and I have been progressing perfectly the whole way – step by step, title by title and now I’ve got to a world title so everything’s just going great.”