AUDLEY HARRISON and his caravan of devoted followers arrive in Glasgow at the Kelvin Hall tomorrow night for the third of his 10- fight deal with BBC television against a Polish boxer called Piotr Jurczyk in another main event that will trouble boxing's image.
Harrison won the Olympic gold 12 months ago and in two professional fights only his girth and his bank balance have increased as he has set out to dominate the world of boxing. However, he has promised that he will be a different fighter, a slimmer version, against Jurczyk in a small effort to appease the severe criticism that he received after his win last month when he looked fat and was exhausted.
Jurczyk, a bouncer and professional sparring partner, has been selected because of his proven ability to lose in style. He has won just three of his last 11 fights and in 1999 Walthamstow's Mark Potter knocked him out in just 14 seconds at York Hall. Tomorrow's fight is optimistically scheduled for six rounds but should end inside six minutes.
Amazingly Harrison and other members of Team Denial, the men and women he pays to say yes to his every demand, have convinced themselves that Jurczyk is durable and that the fight public in Britain must be stupid. Harrison said: "He is another durable opponent coming off a knockout win. I'll have to be 100 per cent focused." Jurczyk did win his last fight when he stopped Yasine Kingbo, who was 37 and losing for the 9th time in 19 fights.
Harrison, 30, …