Ricky Burns, Joseph Laryea Battle With Voodoo Magic

Just hours after being cursed by a witch doctor, Ricky Burns received a boost after the UK's leading black magic expert returned the voodoo threat with interest.

Ahead of Burns' WBO super-featherweight title defence against Joseph Laryea on March 12 at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, African witch doctor Okomfo Benin Gambaga sent a cursed pigeon to sit on the roof of the Scotsman's gym.

But Britain-based Doktor Snake insists that he has cast a spell that will render the pigeon useless.

 "I wouldn't want to be that shaman from Ghana, not with what I laid on him," he told The Sun.

"I've completely removed the curse and sent it back to Ghana ten-fold.

"I've summoned up our own spirits to fight back - Ricky will float like a butterfly and sting like a bee."

Promoter Frank Warren added: "I have seen a lot in my 30 years in boxing, but this is a first.

"The witch doctor caused quite a stir by reportedly sending a cursed pigeon, but I knew Ricky wouldn't get in a flap over it."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mnapatterson on 02-11-2011

According Shaman Okomfo Benin gambaga who has volunteered his services on behalf of Joseph Laryea ,the cursed pigeon was only a diversion ,the real juju has already been delivered in the guise of the several foxes which roam the area…

Comment by vxrandall on 02-05-2011

sounds like floyd mayweather senior type training to me

Comment by yuppie on 02-05-2011

Ive put a voodoo pidgeon curse on this thread, soz ya'll [IMG][/IMG]

Comment by The Surgeon on 02-05-2011

Lol this shiits gone too far already! Quite fancy hittin this fight, might see if i can borrow some cash and get decent seats

Comment by Irish Hitman on 02-05-2011

haha gotta love the banter

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