low blow Boxer Martyn Ford deletes snap with ‘new advisor’ Daniel Kinahan from social media
Just one week ago the English boxer announced a new 'advisory' deal with the drugs baron
Boxer Martyn Ford has deleted a snap posted to Instagram announcing that he had signed an advisory deal with Daniel Kinahan.
Last Thursday, the British star took to social media to announce that the cartel boss was going to be his new advisor after he pulled out of his debut match with Iranian Hulk Sajad Gharib.
Standing at 6ft 8 inches tall, Ford has been dubbed the ‘World's Scariest Man' and is a well-known actor and has appeared in films such as Fast & Furious 9 and the Kingsman: the Golden Circle.
However, he now plans to move into the professional fighting game and had generated huge publicity for his fight with the 'Iranian Hulk'.
“Huge announcement,” the English fighter declared, sharing a picture with his arms around Kinahan, beaming for the camera.
“Anyone who knows me, knows how much work I’ve put into training ahead of my debut fight which is now not going ahead.
“My passion and hunger for the sport grew with every training session and I truly immersed myself in the sport, surrounding myself with top fighters and learning every day so when a chance opportunity came about to meet the most powerful man in the sport, Daniel Kinahan, it was a no-brainer for me.”
The heavily tattooed Ford said Kinahan “saw my hunger, my desire and my want to become better."
"We share a very similar energy, hunger and passion and are both extremely goal driven for reasons far beyond money or fame."
"A spiritual energy that pushes us on to become more," he continued.
“Anyone who knows boxing, knows just how integral this man is, and his passion for the sport, he works with every promoter in the game and literally every fighter I spoke with told me he was the man I needed to speak to if I wanted to take this seriously.”
He added: “We’ve talked in length and started working on a plan and I’m delighted to share that I have signed an advisory deal with him where he will help shape my path in boxing and guide me in the right direction and I’m truly excited about what’s to come.
"Together, we mean business.”
It appears he is now rethinking his relationship with Kinahan who was this week named by US authorities as a wanted person.
On Tuesday, a press conference was held by An Garda Siochana in conjunction with the US Department of State, Europol and the UK National Crime agency.
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was joined by Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll, who is in charge of Serious and Organised Crime, as well as speakers from the Drugs Enforcement Agency (DEA), and US Customs & Border Control.
At the briefing, US Ambassador to Ireland Claire Cronin announced a whopping $5 million reward for key information leading to the Kinahan gang being dismantled.
The has told the media that the US Department of State is offering the reward for information "leading to the financial disruption" of the Kinahan transnational group, or the arrest and conviction of its leaders.
The three leaders of the gang are named by the authorities as Daniel Kinahan, who runs the day-to-day operations, his father Christy Kinahan Snr who organises property purchases, and Christy Kinahan Jnr who oversees their finances.
sundayworld.com has contacted Martyn Ford for comment.
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