Unbeaten Light Heavyweight Lyndon Arthur is hopeful of landing a future showdown at Old Trafford as well as fighting in the USA, ahead of his return on Saturday night.
Arthur (18-0, 12 KOs) fights for the first time since a split decision victory over Anthony Yarde in December, when he headlines against undefeated Italian contender Davide Faraci at the Royal Albert Hall, live on BT Sport.
The Manchester man is closing in on a world title shot, holding the number one position with the WBO behind world champion, Joe Smith Jr and has ambitions of plying his craft back home at the Manchester Arena (known as the AO Arena) as well as in a stadium fight at Manchester United.
“I would love to fight at Old Trafford, I would love to fight at the MEN Arena in big fights,” Arthur told proboxing-fans.com after a press conference in London on Thursday.
“But, I would also love to fight in America. I want to make as much money as I can, buy a house for my mum, buy a house for myself, kids and chill.
“So, I’ll see what I can get out of this boxing game.
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“It’s a small city [Manchester] and there’s not a lot of people that come out of there successful in sport, if it’s not football.
“Musically it’s started picking up a little bit now, there’s not many so it’s good to be one of the ones to actually breakthrough.
Asked if he saw himself as a role model to kids in the area, the 30-year-old added: “In regards to boxing, yeah definitely.
“I mean you can kind of take it in regards to anything you put your mind to you can do, because that’s kind of what I did, I put my mind into boxing.
“Pushed from negatives into positives and I’ve done alright, so if you can take that look on it than yeah as well.”
Arthur is set for a contracted rematch with Yarde later this year, although his rival will not be featuring on Saturday’s undercard after his opponent Emin Atra withdrew through injury.
Watch the full interview with Lyndon Arthur below: