GETTING SET FOR LIGHTS OUT SERIES: Nigerian boxer, Gift Cole Chiori (left) sweating it out in training with his coach. Chiori will engage German boxing champion, Tom Reiche in a WBF title fight on Saturday in Atlanta, USA.
America-based Nigerian boxer, Gift Cole Chiori is set to rule his generation once again, when he engages German boxing champion, Tom Reiche in a Junior Middleweight World Boxing Federation, WBF, title fight on Saturday, 9 November, 2013.
Chiori, the ‘Gifted’ pugilist, says he is looking forward to taking his German opponent to the cleaners when the 10-Round fight gets underway from 7pm at the Grand Ball Room, 6100 Live Oak Park, Norcross in Atlanta Georgia, USA.
“I’m ready to face Reiche and I urge my darling fans in America to get their tickets in good time for the fight, and those from Germany can also get their own tickets from designated points and online channels”, Chiori said in a facebook message to his friends and boxing lovers.
The Asaga-Ohafia born boxer from Abia State, Nigeria, says he is physically, technically and emotional ready to face his German foe, vowing that Reiche would kiss the canvas in the early rounds of the bout.
With 9-0 unblemished record in his category, the ‘Hitman’, as Chiori is popularly called amongst boxing pundits, looks good to stop his opponent who has also boasted to beat the Nigerian in the fight.
Chiori has won eight of his 9 previous fights on knockouts, while his only fight, which lasted the distance, was against American house boy, Nate Petty on 20 July this year.
Eyeonthesports.com gathered that the epic fight, tagged ‘The Lights Out Series’, is being put together by Sugar Bert Boxing Promotion in partnership with Achievas Entertainment Company Limited, which will feature 10 other title bouts.
The boxer’s father, Reverend Cole Chiori, who is a former boxer himself, is confident his son would come out clean against Reiche. “I’m appealing to Nigerians to back my son up in prayers so that he can do Nigeria proud. I trust him, he will defeat his German opponent because he has proven track records in boxing”, Reverend Cole Chiori, told eyeonthesports.com during a press conference in Lagos.
It was further gathered that a Nigerian delegation of fans led by the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Ocean Glory Commodities Limited and Executive Director of Achievas Entertainment Company limited, Mr. Peter Cole Chiori will be at the ringside to cheer the ‘Hitman’ to victory in America.
One of the fights which brought Gift Cole Chiori to the limelight was his first fight in America as a pro-boxer, when he defeated Michael Sunkett of Louisville, Kentucky.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian boxing sensation, who held a boxing clinic for young and aspiring boxers at the Federal Housing Authority, Festac Town last year, is expected to hold one of his future fights in the country after Saturday’s fight with Reiche.