Andy Lee is hoping to make a statement against Anthony Fitzgerald in Belfast
Last Updated: 07/02/13 10:56pm
Andy Lee: Remains a title contender at 28
Andy Lee is looking forward to taking care of business when he returns to action in Belfast on Saturday.
The Irishman will start a new chapter in his career when he takes on Anthony Fitzgerald at the Odyssey Arena.
Lee has not fought since losing to WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in June, since when his friend and mentor Manny Steward has passed away.
Now with Adam Booth in London, Lee is looking to get back on title track.
"I'm training now with Adam Booth, he's an excellent world class trainer," he said. "We have worked hard together over the last five months in the gym reappraising my boxing style and making adjustments to my game.
"He's a very smart and strategic trainer and he has taught me a lot of new things in a short period of time.
"A new location and trainer has reinvigorated me, it is a new beginning and chapter in my life. I can't wait to step into the ring and get back to winning ways. Anthony Fitzgerald is a game and gutsy fighter and he is looking for an upset."
"However, I'm totally focused on the job at hand, I will be in Belfast to take care of business and leave nothing to chance. I intend to put in a quality performance and showcase my skills with an impressive win come Saturday night.
"I would like to thank Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Sport for this opportunity to fight in Belfast live on Sky TV."