Olusegun vs Chebah WBC Eliminator, 9/30 on ShoBox
By Mike Coppinger
BoxingScene.com has been advised by Gary Shaw Productions matchmaker John Benati that a Sept. 30 ShoBox card has been set, headlined by the junior welterweight eliminator between Ajose Olusegun and Ali Chebah, emanating from the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif.
The winner of the bout between the undefeated Nigerian southpaw Olusegun (29-0, 14 KOs) and Chebah (35-1, 28 KOs) of Montreal will become the WBC mandatory challenger. The match was originally slated to take place on August 13.
The co-feature has not yet been set.
Mike Coppinger is a regular boxing freelancer for USA TODAY and Ring Magazine. He’s a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, the Ring Ratings Advisory Panel and the Yahoo! Sports Boxing Panel. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger.