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Efe Ajagba Likely To Return on Charlo-Adams Undercard

By Ryan Burton

LAS VEGAS - Efe Ajagba (10-0) made quick work of Michael Wallisch on Saturday night. The hard hitting Nigerian obliterated the overmatched German in two rounds at the Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino.

In the main event of the evening, former champions Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy battled to a split draw. Viktor Postol defeated Mohamed Mimoune by unanimous decision in the co-feature bout to round out the tripleheader.

The fight was Ajagba’s Showtime debut and he passed his step up test with flying colors. He got off to a fast start as Wallisch’s face started to become bruised in the first round and after taking a knee in the second round, the fight was stopped by the referee seconds later.

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After the fight Ajagba was in a great mood and didn’t have a scratch on his face. He said that he will return to the gym very soon because the plan is to return on the Jermall Charlo-Brandon Adams undercard.

“I will be back in the ring in June in Texas,” Ajagba told BoxingScene.com. “Jermall and I have the same trainer and I will be on his undercard.”

Ajagba was referring to world class trainer Ronnie Shields whose stable of fighters includes Charlo and several others. His opponent will be determined in the near future.

BoxingScene.com’s Keith Idec previously reported that Charlo-Adams could take place on either June 8th or 15th. Showtime will air the fight.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mammoth on 04-28-2019

Awesome. They need to do this with Hrgovic as well.

Comment by Eff Pandas on 04-28-2019

[QUOTE=BigZ44;19700576]Glad they're keeping him very active, hope Gerald Washington gets the call[/QUOTE] I wouldn't be mad at that fight next or soon.

Comment by Eff Pandas on 04-28-2019

[QUOTE=RingGuru;19700435]Finkel and Schaefer are doing a good job moving him up. [B]Time to step up the competition[/B], but which top ranked HW would want to risk it in the ring with him?![/QUOTE] What are you talking about???? They ARE stepping…

Comment by BigZ44 on 04-28-2019

Glad they're keeping him very active, hope Gerald Washington gets the call

Comment by Eff Pandas on 04-28-2019

[QUOTE=Bronx2245;19700429]I respect the game has changed, and for the better! Traumatic Brain Injuries are no joke! Should he fight 5 bums a year, or should he now move to 3 B-levels a year?[/QUOTE] I mean whats your definition of "B…

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