Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Badou Jack's Trainer Eyes Sakio Bika Title Shot

By Rick Reeno

Trainer Eddie Mustafa Muhammad is confident that his undefeated super middleweight Badou Jack (15-0, 10KOs) is ready for the next step - a world title shot. He wants Jack to get a shot the WBC champion, Sakio Bika (32-5-2, 21KOs). Jack fought last month and won an easy ten round unanimous decision over Farah Ennis. Bika captured the vacant title in June with a majority decision over Marco Antonio Periban. There was some discussion about Jack facing Periban on the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alavarez undercard on September 14th. Muhammad sees no reason for Jack to fight Periban.

"Why would we do that? That's taking a step backwards. Why would we agree to that? Periban just lost. That's the guy who lost. We want the guy who won. Give us the guy who, the world champion. Badou is ready. He can beat Sakio Bika," Muhammad told BoxingScene.com.

Tags: Badou Jack image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by VatoMulatto on 08-05-2013

Make this fight happen. A win for Badu would be great for Swedish boxing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by #1Assassin on 08-05-2013

Dont like that move tbh. Sure jack would box bikas ears off, probably knock him out and leave with a world title. But in the long run its not a good move. First of all he hasnt earned a title…

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;13619502]DeGale should get the shot but it's not good marketing strategy...mayb he needs 2 touch US soil on an undercard...neither Bika or Jack impressed me in their last bouts, would not b an xciting bout...Jr won't b in the picture…

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-05-2013

DeGale should get the shot but it's not good marketing strategy...mayb he needs 2 touch US soil on an undercard...neither Bika or Jack impressed me in their last bouts, would not b an xciting bout...Jr won't b in the picture…

Comment by Corap on 08-04-2013

Bika is very very strong and powerful. If Jack can find the right distance and outbox him like Ward did then he can get away with that W, but if he loses focus then its big trouble. This is a…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Dorticos: I Want To Destroy Gassiev, He Will Face a Real Man! Photos: Murat Gassiev, Yunier Dorticos - Go Face To Face! Schaefer: I Learned From The Mistakes of The Super Six Tourney Anthony Joshua: I Asked For Dillian Whyte After Pulev Withdrew Murata Dominant in Rematch, Makes N’Dam Quit After 7th Round Photos: Murat Gassiev Blasts Out Krzysztof Wlodarczyk in Three Photos: Ryan Burnett Beats Zhakiyanov To Unify WBA, IBF Belts Photos: Josh Warrington Takes Out Ceylan, Earns Lee Selby Shot Sakio Bika, Tim Tszyu Pick Up Solid Wins in Sydney Bouts Mock vs. Chudinov Deal in Place For November 25 Andrade: I Did Very Well in 160 Debut, I'll Fight Anybody! Karim Mayfield Decisons Miguel Dumas in San Francisco Gassiev Sees Joshua, Wilder in His Future: I'll Unify, Then Move Up! N'Dam vs. Murata - CompuBox Reflects on First Fight Stats Why Malignaggi Should Quiet Down. And Why He Won't. Machado: He Hurt Me a Few Times, But I Got The Punch I Needed Hassan N'Dam vs. Ryota Murata II: Pre-Fight Report Card Maciej Sulecki: I Want Jermell Charlo Next, I Want The Title Shot Alberto Machado Gets Off The Floor, Knocks Jezreel Corrales Out Jezreel Corrales-Alberto Machado - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Demetrius Andrade Makes 160 Debut, Dominates Alantez Fox Carlos Jimenez Knocks Out Pedro Campa in Shocker Sharif Bogere Decisions Rodriguez Over Ten Rounds in Las Vegas Gassiev Crushes Wlodarczyk in Three, Will Face Dorticos Next Gassiev vs. Wlodarczyk - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Culcay Hurts Resilient Sulecki, But Loses Unanimous Decision Hearn is Firm: I Want Wilder-Whyte Next, Never 50-50 For Joshua! Jason Moloney, Andrew Moloney Win Big in Melbourne Demetrius Andrade vs. Alantez Fox - CompuBox Historical Review Gassiev vs. Wlodarczyk - CompuBox Historical Review Josh Warrington Stops Dennis Ceylan in Ten To Earn Selby Shot Cecilia Braekhus Stops Mikaela Lauren in Six To Retain Ryan Burnett Defeats Zhanat Zhakiyanov - Unifies WBA, IBF Titles Azinga Fuzile Stuns Munyai, Simpiwe Vetyeka Suffers Upset Loss Lyon Woodstock Captures WBO Euro, Tommy Langford Wins Pedro Guevara Aims For a KO Against Shiro To Regain WBC Title Acelino Freitas Set To Return, Faces Martinez in November Josh Warrington vs. Dennis Ceylan - LIVE Results From Leeds Photos: Hassan N'Dam, Ryota Murata Ready For Rematch Battle Demetrius Andrade's Promoter Details Many Options at 160
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement