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Ajose Olusegun: Danny Garcia Can Run, He Can't Hide

By Phil D. Jay

The WBC's number one contender at light-welterweight, Ajose Olusegun, believes that Golden Boy’s request to delay the purse bid for his upcoming world title shot at titleholder Danny Garcia is a ploy to avoid making the fight.

The Nigerian, 32, have been patiently awaiting his opportunity to fight for the title since dominant victory over Ali Chebah in September last year and is not ready to step aside as Garcia is continually linked to separate bouts.

“The purse bid was moved from yesterday and postponed until June 1st on Golden Boy's request,” Olusegun explained to World Boxing News.

“I think everyone knows that it is obvious that they are doing their best to avoid me, but it won't work. I am fighting for the title, whether they like it or not.

“Two weeks is only just around the corner and Garcia can run, but he can’t hide.”

24 year-old Garcia had been negotiating a clash with Amir Khan for the summer, but as the Bolton fighter has not been handed his WBA and IBF belts back following the Peterson controversy, Garcia is unwilling to put his title on the line.

Phil D. Jay covers boxing for worldboxingnews.net

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 05-20-2012

Ajose deserves his hot...a quite complete boxer w/some power...could beat Garcia but deplorable what WBC allowed GBP 2 get away w/but what else is new...

Comment by GGG Golovkin on 05-19-2012

I am really fed up with this guy, hope Garcia fights him next and takes him out so we don't have to see posts on Boxingscene coming from this crying baby

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