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 Last update:  6/23/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Sakio Bika: If Andre Ward Wants To Fight Me, I'm Ready
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Sakio Bika won the WBC super-middleweight title when he heat Marco Antonio Periban in New York on Saturday night. Bika, born in Cameroon but fighting out of Australia, won the fight on a majority decision. Two judges scored it 116-112 and 115-113 and the third called it a 114-114 draw. It was Periban’s first defeat as a professional.

Bika, who failed in three previous attempts to win a “world” title, took the vacant WBC belt after 12 hard rounds at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, where Adrien Broner later beat Paulie Malignaggi in the main bout.

"It means a lot," Bika said. "Periban was a very tough guy. I respect him. Like all Mexicans, he comes to fight. It was very hard to survive. I always work hard. When you are working hard, everything comes out right. If Andre Ward wants to fight me, come to my manager. I'm ready. I want to fight him. I want to fight the best."

Bika, 34, improved to 32-5 with two draws. Periban, 28, fell to 20-1 – and objected strongly after hearing the decision.

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comment by RiC-DiC, on 06-24-2013
WBC's credibility has gone dooooooown lately..

comment by ddangerous, on 06-24-2013
No thanks. Rather see Froch/Ward II even before this.

comment by 285Kid, on 06-23-2013
http://i.imgur.com/BBGNRog.jpg

comment by M.O.B, on 06-23-2013
Whats funny is that Ward will seriously think about taking this fight, dude is a bum. Beggining everyone for a fight, everyone he has beat already, go test yourself ward see how that works out for you maybe you will gain some fans that aren't related to you.

comment by charlieg, on 06-23-2013
[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff]First and foremost, no I don't wanna see another Ward/Bika. That was boring as he!! the first time out. Bika is strange anyway, he's like a train wreck to the sport. He wins because of his LACK of talent as a boxer. I thought Periban did enough last night to either beat him o...

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