Adama Eyes World Title


Ghanaian boxer Osumanu Adama hopes to up his case for a crack at a world title when he takes on former world champion Roman Karmazin in an IBF Middleweight eliminator on 7 October at the Club Chicago, Burbank, Illinois, USA.

The IBO International Middleweight and USBA Middleweight champion has told the Ghana-based newspaper exclusively from his US base that this is his chance of a lifetime with a long term promotional deal with Oscar

De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and a world title fight in the pipeline should he prevail over the 38 year old Russian.

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“It’s like a world title fight for me, I’ve been waiting for this opportunity all my life and this is the chance. If I win this fight, it will open many doors for me especially as Golden Boy Promotions have promised me a contract and I will do it,” Adama nicknamed Machine Gun said via phone on Monday.

That is why Adama (19-2, 14 KOs) remains unperturbed with the fact that he is fighting against a former IBF Light Middleweight champion with a 40-4-2 (26 KOs) massive experience.

—Bimbo Ajayi