Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Maccarinelli vs Ajisafe Eliminator For Tony Bellew's Title

By Phil D. Jay

Enzo Maccarinelli (33-5, 26KOs) will get the chance to fight in an eliminator for a crack at Tony Bellew’s British light-heavyweight title after the British Boxing Board of Control put a contest between him and Bob Ajisafe to purse bids in early February.

The Swansea fighter is already pencilled in to fight on the Nathan Cleverly undercard in Cardiff next month, after which a bout against Ajisafe (9-2, 3KOs) is then set to be negotiated with a view to fighting for Bellew’s title.

Former WBO title challenger Bellew (16-1, 10KOs) may relinquish the Lonsdale Belt by the time Macca gets there, and then then the 31 year-old could meet the winner of Ovill McKenzie vs. Tony Dodson for title in late summer if all goes to plan.

Maccarinelli, who himself held the WBO belt at cruiserweight, would then set his sights on a world title fight with fellow-Welshman and current WBO 175lb champion Nathan Cleverly in late 2012 or early 2013.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SAJ10 on 01-15-2012

Watch Bellew vacate so he doesn't have to fight Enzo. You heard it here first, watch and see. he's ducked him before now and he'll do it again. The Scouser's terrified of fighting Enzo.

Comment by knockoutkid on 01-15-2012

Bob is a pretty slick fighter, probabably better than Bellew, he had Bellew down in theyre fight and was a bit of a novice at the time.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Arum: Pacquiao-Horn on ESPN is "a Gift" for Boxing Fans Pacquiao's Future, Beyond Horn, is Uncertain at The Moment Broner Wishes He Had Always Trained as Hard as Mayweather Tyson Fury: Klitschko Let Joshua Off The Hook After Knockdown Roach: If Pacquiao Struggles With Horn, Might Be Time To Retire Tim Tszyu Will Now Face Chris Khan, Nathan Webber is Out Photos: Manny Pacquiao Grinding Hard in Brisbane For Horn Chavez Sr: Today My Brother Was Killed, Tomorrow it Could Be Me Horn: Getting a Marquez KO of Pacquiao Has Been Our Main Point Micki Nielsen Returns on July 8 in Ludwigshafen, Germany Feel free to hate Mayweather-McGregor, but for the right reasons Andre Ward Mulling Next Move, Doubts Stevenson Will Fight Hopkins Urges Mayweather, McGregor: Make Fight Free For Fans! Photos: Miguel Cruz vs. Alex Martin - PBC on FS1 Official Weights Jeff Horn: I'm Going To Give Manny Pacquiao a Really Hard Fight Chavez Sr. Vows To Get Payback For The Murder of His Brother Pacquiao's Aussie Sparring Partner: I Don't Owe Jeff Horn Sh*t! Ward To Critics: I'm Not Having It, Nobody Taking Away This Win! Gabe Rosado Looking To Possible J'Leon Love Rematch Roc Nation Exec: Flores Intentionally Stayed Down on the Canvas Photos: Omar Figueroa Putting in Work For Robert Guerrero Miguel Roman Bounces Back With Battering of Nery Saguilan Julio Cesar Chavez's Brother Shot and Killed During Robbery Misael Rodriguez, Lindolfo Delgado To Return on Televisa Card Beibut Shumenov Officially Retires Due To Severe Eye Injury Montgomery Brothers Ink With Witness Sports Management NSAC Changes Rigondeaux-Flores Result From KO to a No-Contest Tyson Fury: McGregor Drills Mayweather - It'll Be Good For Boxing Badou Jack Wants Adonis Stevenson After Nathan Cleverly Shot Fury: 'I'm a Fat Bastard;' Says He Must Lose 100-Plus Pounds Canelo On Chavez: He Didn't Try to Win; You Have to Have Balls! Mikey Garcia Wants Linares, Lomachenko or Pacquiao in The Fall Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev II Ending, Canelo-VADA, More Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui Rematch Ordered By The IBF Arum Feels Horn Will Become Major Star After Pacquiao Fight De La Hoya: Canelo vs. Golovkin is a Trilogy Type of Fight Canelo: Big Difference Between Me and The Guys Golovkin KO'd Manny Pacquiao - Nothing To Prove, Not Much To Lose Horn's Trainer: Secret 10-Point Plan in Place To Beat Pacquiao Pacquiao: McGregor Not Compatible With Boxing - He Won't Win
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement