Nigerian Light Heavyweight fighters, Jude Iloh and Adewale Masevex Masebinu have started trading words ahead of their October 2, 2016 fight in Lagos.
On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Iloh described Masevex as a kid boxer, who cannot go beyond the first round.
"He is not at my level. In fact, he is still a kid in boxing and I will prove it on that day," Iloh boasted.
Meanwhile, Masevex has taken Iloh's threat with a pinch of salt threatening to end his career in the ring.
According to sources in Masevex's camp, the boxer is focused on the fight and concentrating on his trade and would only show the world he's talent on th ring.
The title fight, which is one of the seven-fight event slated for the GOtv Boxing Night at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will also feature two international bouts.
On the same day, national champion, Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi, will take on Raphael Kwabena King of Ghana in the light welterweight category, while King's compatriot, Richard Amefun will be in the ring against Nigeria's Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph, the national lightweight champion.
The cruiserweight division will feature a national title clash between Idowu “ID Cabasa” Okusote and Ekeng “Fighting Policeman” Henshaw.
Another lightweight clash will see Sikiru “Omo Iya Eleja” Shogbesan take on Prince “Lion” Nwoye.
Other fights are the national lightweight duel between Semiu “Jagaban” Olapade and Ebube “Coded Man” Edeh and the light heavyweight encounter between Kabiru “Godson” Towolawi and Emmanuel “Mopol Man” Igwe.