Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Lateef Kayode Livid: Everyone Knows I F***** Tarver Up!

By Jake Donovan

As is often the case when a fight ends in a draw, cries of victory being stolen come from both sides.

Such was the case after unbeaten Lateef Kayode and IBO cruiserweight king Antonio Tarver fought to a 12-round split decision stalemate in their Showtime-televised main event Saturday evening at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

Tarver (29-6-1, 20KO) insisted that he was hardly ever hit cleanly and that he landed all of the telling blows over the course of the bout.

Kayode not only disagrees with that statement, but insists that the evening went according to plan.

“Everybody knows I f***ed him up,” Kayode (18-0-1, 14KO) insisted afterward. “Look at me, look at him. I am a strong man. I did my job and did what I said I'd do.”

When the question arose of whether or not a rematch would happen, the unbeaten cruiserweight made it clear that he’d want a more level playing field.

“Maybe we do it on HBO,” Kayode said to Showtime’s Jim Gray afterward, hinting that Tarver’s status as a Shobox announcer perhaps influenced the outcome.

When approached again on the subject, Kayode was far more dismissive of such a fight

“Why, so they can rob me again?”

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com. Follow Jake on Twitter: @JakeNDaBox or submit questions/comments via e-mail.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jray100k on 09-07-2012

Roy Jones is still waiting on your phone call Kayode.

Comment by Hougigo on 06-04-2012

Damn, Tarver really did **** you up with that straight left

Comment by internetworld7 on 06-04-2012

[QUOTE=Davis40;12201521]He'd eat his food huh? Well that's rude. So does using ridiculous phrases like that make you a hard core gangster or what?[/QUOTE] Are you gay? No seriously are you gay? You've got to be gay... :gay:

Comment by strykr619 on 06-03-2012

[QUOTE=freudianslip;12201489]Tarver swept rounds 6-12, some of them could have gone the other way. Good decision, Tarver starting to look very old though, hope he never gets a Klitschko fight.[/QUOTE] Tarver lost the last round. Tarver should have lost his belt.

Comment by mrjoeblive on 06-03-2012

[QUOTE=WESS;12201708]I guess Tarver still has that power, because Kayode is punch drunk... Tarver controlled the entire fight, was the aggressor, landed the cleaner punches and rocked him several times... The low body punches that Kayode landed didn't do sh*t to…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (19)
Top Headlines Golovkin Expects Canelo Bout To Be Better Than Jacobs Clash Photos: Carl Frampton Misses Weight, Andres Gutierrez on Point Marco Antonio Barrera: Pacquiao Slowed Down A lot, Muscles Too Broner: Mikey Garcia Ain't No F***in' Maidana & They Know That! Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-McGregor, Broner-Garcia, More Magdaleno's Manager: WBO Has Yet To Order Juarez Mandatory Frank Warren: WBC on Verge of Heading Down Dangerous Road David Carmona Overweight, Jose Martinez Refuses To Fight Parker vs. Fury: Mickey Ellison is Added To The Card Mayweather's Ex Goes After McGregor Over Domestic Violence Jab Mayweather-McGregor: How Miseducation Of Boxing Led To Odd Betting Line Jake Ball is "Buzzing" For English Title Eliminator Sanchez: Funny How GGG Goes 12 and Then Canelo Wants Him Carl Frampton: This is My City, I'm The Boss, I Won't Let Him Win! Zou Shiming and the Flyweight Remains McGregor in 2 USADA Testing Pools as Mayweather Bout Nears Adrien Broner: After Saturday, Let's See Who's on The P4P List! Jarrell Miller: I'll KO Washington, I Want Deontay Wilder Next! Jimi Manuwa Believes Cross-Sport Bout With David Haye Happens Oscar Valdez, Top Rank Working Out Details of Sept. 22 Return Video: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington Confrontation at Presser Golovkin's Coach Laughs at Talk of Canelo Being a Big Puncher Video: Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia Final Press Conference Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Could Be on PPV in United States Video: Mikey Garcia Talks "Donkey Kong" Photo, More Video: Jermall Charlo on Golovkin-Canelo, Broner, Wilder-Joshua Broner: Garcia Quit Against Salido; I Can Make Him Quit, Too Video: Adrien Broner Sounds Off on Mikey Garcia Fight! Ray Beltran; The Plan is To Knock Bryan Vasquez Out! Photos: Jermall Charlo, Jorge Sebastian Heiland - Go Face To Face Photos: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington - Very Tense Face To Face Photos: Adrien Broner, Mikey Garcia - Face To Face at Final Presser Nathan Cleverly vs. Dmitry Bivol is Ordered By The WBA Photos: Ray Beltran is Grinding Hard For Bryan Vasquez Clash Nathan Gorman Inks Deal With Frank Warren, BoxNation Jorge Linares vs. Luke Campbell Finalized - September 23, HBO Frank Warren Still Expects Tyson Fury To Return, Regain Titles Carlos Adames Drops, Decisions Carlos Molina in WBA Clash Daniel Dubois vs. AJ Carter For The Vacant Southern Area Title LIVE Stream: Adrien Broner-Mikey Garcia - Final Press Conference
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement