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Muhammad Ali trophy: Aliu Lasisi eyes 8th pro win


Nigerian Boxer, Aliu Bamidele Lasisi hopes to secure his eighth professional boxing win when he takes
on Artid Bamrungauea in an 8-round bantamweights undercard fight at the Muhammad Ali trophy final
billed to hold on Friday night at the King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The Muhammad Ali trophy, which is Saudi Arabia’s first major international sporting event, will also
see British boxer, George Groves puts his WBA belt on the line against Callum Smith in the inaugural
World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) super middleweight final.

In a chat with, the 28 year-old Dubai-based boxer said there will be no hiding place
for the Thailand Boxer who he’s looking to make his eighth victim.


“Muhammad Ali trophy is like boxing series that is fought it many country but the organizers bring the
final down to Saudi Arabia.

“I got invited to fight at the event through my 7-0 unbeaten record. So my boss Mr Ahmed Sediqqi, the
Owner of my boxing gym Round 10 Boxing Club in Dubai, gave me the chance to show my talent there.

“I have prepared for it very well, because I want to make it my eighth win in my professional boxing
fight and it’s a record and honour for me to participate in this Muhammad Ali trophy final. I want make
it happen on Friday night as I beat Artid Bamrungauea to make it my eighth win in my pro fight.

“He has many fights with a record of 19 wins and 22 losses, but I’ll make him be my eighth fight win by
Allah’s name. He can not stop me from winning this fight,” Lasisi, who defeated Isaac Okine of Ghana
last month told

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