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Efe Ajagba ready for Frank Sanchez on Saturday ⋆ Boxing News 24

By Allan Fox: Knockout artist Efe Ajagba might steal the present in his 10-round heavyweight struggle towards proficient Cuban Frank Sanchez of their 10-round struggle this Saturday, October ninth on the Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder card on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas.

The 2016 Nigerian Olympian Ajagba (15-0, 12 KOs) has punching energy similar to Wilder, and a few imagine he hits tougher than him with both hand. You possibly can argue that Ajagba could be each little bit of a tricky struggle for Tyson Fury as Deontay.

Ajagba may even be extra harmful as a result of he can take a punch, and he could be trying to format Fury with each shot.

On Saturday night time, the highlight shall be on the 6’6″ Ajagba when he battles the extremely technical former Cuban novice star Sanchez (18-0, 13 KOs).

This struggle goes to inform the followers lots concerning the potential for Ajagba, as he blasts out the unbeaten Sanchez, he’s going to point out that might quickly be a risk to the heavyweight champions.

Ajagba is ranked #8 WBC, #10  WBO and he wants a victory over Sanchez to get pushed up the rankings for each of these organizations.

Sanchez, 29, goes to make it robust as a result of he’s a wonderful mover and boxer/puncher with numerous means. Ranked #5 WBO, #11 WBC, Sanchez is being moved quick by his administration to get him in place for a world title shot.

Ajagba not searching for a KO

“He made the error of calling me out. Similar to my final struggle led to a knockout. Everyone noticed the knockout. It simply come by probability,” stated Efe Ajagba to iFL TV on him being added to the Fury vs. Wilder III card for Saturday.

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“As for Sanchez, I do know he strikes lots, however I don’t care if he strikes. We’ll see about that. I’m not planning any knockouts.

“So, he’s going to name ‘Flash.’ It’s going to come back fast. I’m not going to plan a knockout, so I’ve to do my boxing, transfer round and do every little thing I do within the fitness center,”  stated Efe Ajagba.

It’s good that Ajagba isn’t placing stress on himself to attain a knockout on Saturday, nevertheless it’s necessary that he strive. Getting an emphatic stoppage win would assist his reputation within the sport, and get him pushed up the rankings.

In Ajagba’s current fights, he’s defeated these guys:

  • Brian Howard – KO 3
  • Jonathan Rice – UD 10
  • Razvan Cojanu – TKO 9
  • Iago Kiladze – TKO 5

Efe realized lots from sparring Fury

“Sparring is completely different from an actual struggle with completely different gloves,” stated Ajagba when requested about what it was wish to spar with Tyson Fury.

“It’s not concerning the spar. It’s only a coaching session to get ready for a struggle. I sparred with Tyson Fury and it gave me numerous expertise and numerous methods.

“The right way to feint lots. Tyson Fury feints lots. It gave me numerous confidence in learn how to struggle individuals like Frank Sanchez as a result of Sanchez is a small man.

“I’m not saying a small man as a result of I’m not right here to underestimate anyone. Each fighter is a fighter, and each fighter that fights is a world title for me,” Ajagba stated.

Ajagba and Jared Anderson are two of the sparring companions that had been rumored to have labored Fury over throughout his preparation for his postponed July twenty fourth struggle towards Wilder.

Each of them had been stated to have damage Fury, dropped him, and overwhelmed him from pillar to submit throughout the sparring periods.

We’ll most likely by no means discover out what went down throughout these sparring periods, nevertheless it’s straightforward to image Ajagba hurting Fury and dropping him along with his energy. Even with giant sparring gloves on, Ajagba could be harmful for Fury.

Ajagba sitting on fence for Fury vs. Wilder

“In that struggle, each guys are warriors,” stated Ajagba about the primary occasion between Fury and Deontay Wilder.

“Each guys are warriors, each guys are good fighters.  Tyson Fury is an efficient fighter and Deontay Wilder is an efficient fighter as effectively and he has knockout energy.

“He’s a knockout artist as effectively. So let the very best man win. That is heavyweight boxing,  something can occur. Only one punch. I can’t predict the struggle.

“Similar to Joshua –  Usyk.  I didn’t know who was going to win the struggle, however that’s why I say, let the very best man win.

“I used to be very shocked [that Joshua lost] as a result of Usyk is a really, excellent boxer from cruiserweight all the way in which to heavyweights.

“Usyk placed on a present with an incredible efficiency. I simply need them [the boxing fans] to look at my fights. Keep tuned.

“You guys are those that make me struggle on the cardboard of Tyson Fury. I admire you guys. I want you guys to look at the struggle reside on October ninth, so don’t miss it,” stated Ajagba.

Bravo to Ajagba. It wouldn’t look good if Fury’s sparring accomplice Ajagba predicted a win for Wilder.

https://www.boxingnews24.com/2021/10/efe-ajagba-ready-for-frank-sanchez-on-saturday/ | Efe Ajagba prepared for Frank Sanchez on Saturday ⋆ Boxing News 24

Huynh Nguyen

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