Nathan Cleverly insists late change of opponent won't bother him

Last Updated: 30/10/12 7:41pm

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Nathan Cleverly: waiting to find out who he will face in Los Angeles on November 10

Nathan Cleverly: waiting to find out who he will face in Los Angeles on November 10

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Nathan Cleverly will find out on Thursday whether unbeaten American Ryan Coyne will be his opponent on November 10.

The Welshman was set to defend his WBO world light-heavyweight title against Coyne in Los Angeles, only for the bout to suddenly be in doubt due to a legal dispute between the challenger and his promoter Don King.

"I'm getting on with my business and I've trained well. Mentally and physically I feel great."
Nathan Cleverly

King has threatened Coyne and Frank Warren with a lawsuit if the fight goes ahead, but the matter will now be settled in court before the end of the week.

Warren has already prepared a three-man shortlist of potential replacements if Coyne isn't cleared for action, though it is likely to then be a non-title clash.

"This should be frustrating but I've taken it all in my stride," Cleverly said. "It's something I'm used to by now because there always seems to be drama around my fights.

"I'm getting on with my business and I've trained well. Mentally and physically I feel great.

"I really don't care who's in the other corner, as long as I get to fight. I've got no problem with the politics that's been going on.

"We will be fighting in LA on November 10 and that's the most important thing to me.

"If it is a non-title fight then it won't be the end of the world. I'll treat it as any other fight. Every fight is a world title fight to me and it's a great opportunity for whoever comes in."

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