Ajagba Takes On Antonio Johnson In His 4th Pro Fight Saturday

By Abayomi Johnson

Olympian, Efe Ajagba will on Saturday 10 March, 2018 at Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio face-off with Antonio Johnson in his fourth professional fight.

It will be one of non-televised undercard fights that will also see Brandon Figueroa take on Giovanni Delgado.

The 23-year-old Nigerian has won his first three fights via knockouts since turning professional last year, making light work of Tyrell Herndon at Rabobank Theater, Bakersfield on July 30, Luke Lyons at Prudential Center, Newark on October 21 and Rodney Hernandez at Barclays Center, Brooklyn on November 4.

He Ughelli-born won the gold medal in the super heavyweight event at the African Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament held in Yaoundé, Cameroon in 2016, which qualified him to represent Nigeria at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ajagba and Efe Apochi turned professional at the same time, Both  boxers fight on the bill of Ringstar Sports roster, a California based boxing promotions outfit.

Unbeaten three-division world champion Mikey Garcia and IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Sergey Lipinets square-off. In the co-main event of the evening, two-division world champion Rances Barthelemy will take on Kiryl Relikh, who meet in a rematch for the vacant WBA 140-pound world title.

Also on the card, and featured on the Sho Extreme telecast, will be unbeaten contender Mario Barrios, of San Antonio, taking on Eudy Bernardo.

The Showtime telecast begins at 8:00 pm, EST/PST with undefeated Alejandro Luna facing former world title challenger Richard Commey in a 12-round IBF Lightweight title eliminator.