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Ajagba: Successful Title Defence Excites Nigerian Boxer

Nigerian Professional Boxer, Efe Ajagba has reacted after his successful title defence against Italian Guido Vianello on Sunday.

The WBC silver heavyweight champion, Efe Ajagba, said that he was in complete control during the fight against his opponent.

At the American Bank Center, Corpus Christi in Texas, USA, the African Games gold medallist won a split decision result against Vianello in the co-main event of the clash.

Ajagba who wrote on his Instagram page, while reacting after his second successful defence of the WBC title he won in August 2023, “Another win in the bag. I weathered the storm and I took control.”

Although, before the bout, Vianello had expected to beat Ajagba in the ring.

The said, “I can change my style at the moment and I’m faster than him, I have fast hands. I have quick movement with my body. And I think fast hands are better than just power,”

“(Ajagba) has power with his right hand. He’s very dangerous. I don’t care about that because I feel really smart in the ring. I’m ready to change and adjust during the fight. All of my boxing career and life and now everything is set and ready to take a big victory.”

Ajagba reigned supreme after 10 rounds as the judges’ scorecards read 94-96, 96-94, 96-94 in favour of the Nigerian, who rallied to win after a slow start.


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