The much awaited showdown between the Tanzanian champion Saidi Mundi and Nigerian Larry Ekundayo that was scheduled to come on stage at British home of boxing, York Hall in east London on the 4th of June, 2016 at No. 5 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PJ. was postponed over injury. Boxing: Injury leaves Larry Ekundayo out of ABU title defence.
Attention of global audience and followers of boxing has been drawn to the celebrated African champion Larry 'The Natural' Ekundayo who is the undefeated African Boxing Union champion, International Masters welterweight title holder as well as the 2012 Prizefighter champion.
Larry Ekundayo who emerged the Africa Champion after beating his challenger in a fiercely fought lockdown with Ghana's Lamptey in October 2015, will once again carry the hopes of Nigeria on his shoulders in a title defence that is set to be an explosive African showdown.
Frontline boxing commentators have described the upcoming fight as most fierce competition for the Tanzanian who has been rated as perhaps the best boxer in the region of East Africa.
The fight apparently has beginning to set the continent ablaze as fans are looking forward to see which direction the tittle belt goes.
"This is certainly one of the biggest fights that determines the best fighter, this is the East Africa Vs West Africa fiasco" said Nick Abbott
Who will emerge victorious?
The pride of Nigeria, Larry 'The Natural' Ekundayo is gearing up to defend his African Boxing Union title belt against Tanzanian boxing star Saidi Mundi on Saturday 4th June in London.
Tanzanian Champion Mundi brings an impressive ring record of 14 wins and only two losses, meaning both athletes will be looking to get the best of one another on the night.
It was gathered that this night of sporting excellence will be attended by Nigerian and African celebrities from the worlds of music and film who are great supporters of Ekundayo as well as Mundi.
As well as this bout promising to be an exciting and thrilling display of African pugilistic talent. This will also be a night of historic magnitude, as it will the first time an African title defence has headlined at the home of British boxing, the York Hall, London.
This night is of significant importance to the boxing phenomenon Ekundayo as victory will propel him up the world rankings ahead of a potential title defence in his homeland of Nigeria on Independence Day, October 1st, 2016. Ekundayo, his Manager Ben Gray and his Special Advisor Bimbo Roberts confirmed this to the press in an exusive interview with NUJ Europe
The fliers and advertisements about the showdown now flooding the London city reads:
"Come and support the champ on Saturday 4th of June at the home of boxing York Hall.
Venue: 5 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PJ.
Tickets start from £35 standard, £60 Ringside, Book your tickets now via www.LarryTheNatural.com
Or call/text the Ticket hotline: 07749094172
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By Lashley Oladigbolu, London