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Afolabi Says, ‘Great to see Cruisers on ShowTime, Very Interested’ in Defending Title Against Either Tarver or Kayode!

by on Jun.05, 2012, under Boxing News


Ola Afolabi (photo courtesy of K2 Promotions)

Ola Afolabi (photo courtesy of K2 Promotions)

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 4, 2012) WBO Interim Cruiserweight World Champion Ola Afolabi watched with interest on Saturday night as cruiserweight contenders Antonio Tarver and Lateef Kayode squared off in a twelve round bout on SHOWTIME from The Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

 ”It was a somewhat entertaining fight as they’re on similar levels, but both of my world title bouts with Marco Huck were much better fights. Marco is considered the best champion and we are truly world-class cruiserweights, competing at a higher level than either Tarver or Kayode,” said the Los Angeles resident Afolabi. “I would be very interested in the opportunity to defend my WBO title in this country against either of them on SHOWTIME.” (continue reading…)

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