Ajisafe aims to rule the Commonwealth with Wanyonyi victory

British light-heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe looks to bag the vacant Commonwealth crown this Saturday night (June 13) in Bristol, when going up against Kenya’s Daniel Wanyonyi, and then intends to gatecrash world-class in the coming months.

The skilful 30-year-old is unbeaten in his last seven fights and last year won the MaxiNutrition Knockout Tournament with a classy fourth-round stoppage win over Matty Clarkson. He also holds victories over domestic rivals Travis Dickinson, Dean Francis and Leon Senior and is considered by most to be the best light-heavyweight in Britain.

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Channel 5 and Spike team up

Channel 5 and Spike have teamed up to bring you a bumper fight weekender from Friday night on the 12th June through to 13th June which will KNOCK YOU OUT!

We start on Spike with highly rated World Champion Erislandy Lara defending his title against Delvin Rodriguez LIVE on Friday night, 12th June at 2am (morning of Saturday 13th June) in the Spike UK debut of the brand new boxing series, Premier Boxing Champions. Polish heavyweight superstar, Artur Szpilka will also be on the bill. He’s become a Chicago favorite after consecutive wins in his last two fights.

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We Are Leeds – Undercard Ringside Review

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Martin J Ward TKO5 Maxi Hughes – Martin J Ward, 11-0-2 (6KO’s), left no room for doubt second time around as he convincingly halted Maxi Hughes, 13-2-2 (2KO’s), on his stool at the closure of the 5th round of their super-featherweight rematch.

It’s been a long wait for Tony Sims’s charge; he felt he had done enough in the first meeting in December – in which he was controversially down twice – to earn more than the majority draw awarded.

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Ajisafe believes he has the blueprint to beat Dickinson – again.

LONDON (17 SEPT) British light-heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe tackles English light-heavyweight champion Travis Dickinson on November 8 at Glow, Bluewater, in the final of the MaxiNutrition Knockout tournament, live on Channel 5.

The double-title affair follows a ten-rounder the duo shared in December 2012, a fight Ajisafe won comfortably over the distance. Naturally, the result of their first meeting has given the Yorkshireman ample confidence going into the rematch.

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Leon Senior wants to upset Bob Ajisafe

Leon Senior is “looking forward” to the “biggest fight” of his career when he faces British light heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe in the MaxiNutrition Knockout semi-finals at Leeds Town Hall on May 17, live on Channel 5.

The Southern Area champion, Senior, would “love” to win the competition and feels all the pressure is on the Leeds man, Ajisafe, ahead of their domestic clash.

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