Nigerian challenger Isaac Ekpo will fight World Boxing Association Super Middleweight champion, home kid Tyron Zeuge today (Saturday) in a 12 rounds battle for Zeuge’s WBA super middleweight title at MBS Arena in Postdam, Germany.
Ekpo, advanced by Don King and nicknamed ‘The Grenade’ because of his overwhelming punching force was an individual from Nigeria’s Olympic group at the Athens 2004 Games.
“I will bring about a huge explosion with my clench hands that Zeuge won’t perceive until the official achieves the check of ten and crowns me the new champion,” Ekpo is cited by worldboxingnews.net as develop for the battle heightens.
The session was affirmed by the WBA World Championships Committee.
The two warriors said something regarding Friday evening in Brandenburg, Germany. Zeuge tipped the scales at 167.5 pounds while Ekpo weighed 166.4 pounds.
The German contender is safeguarding his title surprisingly which he won a year ago in the wake of thumping out Italian veteran Giovanni De Carolis in the twelfth round.
Ekpo possesses the third place of the WBA positioning in his division and will battle surprisingly for a world title.
The Nigerian has not lost since 2013 and has a string of seven triumphs by knockouts. He has won 31 sessions, lost two, and thumped out in 24 battles while Zeuge has a record of 19 wins, a draw and 11 knockouts.
The authorities for the battle will incorporate chief Jesper Jensen from Denmark, official Raul Caiz Jr. from United States, and the three nonpartisan judges have been set with Pawel Kardini from Poland, Juan Manuel García from Spain and Rafael Carabaño from Venezuela.