By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
West African Boxing Union light heavy weight champion, Great Jude Iloh has brightened his chances of having a shot at both the African and WBC titles when he recorded another victory over Jeku Williams in their national light heavy weight challenge contest.
The fight which was staged at the Parlington Sports Ground behind Stadium Hotel, Surulere, Lagos saw the talented boxer dominate his opponent from the first minute and a combination of good footwork and hard punches earned him a first round knockout victory in the 8 rounds encounter.
Speaking shortly after the fight, he declared that this is just the beginning of what to expect from him in future; saying that his target is to win the WBC title presently held by Mexican Saul Alvres Canelo.
“I’m happy to have ended the fight very early. You know my opponent is a good boxer and that was why I didn’t allow him to settle down before unleashing my killer punches on him.
“Right now, am going to prepare for another fight before going for the World title and I want to tell the WBC champion, Saul Alvres that very soon he will loose that belt to me”, he sounded with confidence.
In other fights of the day, Obaro Eradajaye recorded another first round technical knockout over Peyemi Aderemi in their national batamweight challenge contest just as debutant Ayobami Stephen lost to another new comer, Abosede Olusanya in the first round of their national female batamweight challenge fight.
The main bout of the day saw Tunde ‘Turning Star’ Olayede crowned as the new national super batamweight champion after stopping his challenger, Ajibola Adeniran in the 9th round of their 10 rounds encounter.