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Hard-luck Ajose earns headlining role

KO artist Lucas Matthysse stands in way of Olusegun Ajose's path to redemption

Originally Published: September 6, 2012
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Olusegun Ajose of Nigeria has been in position for a mandatory title shot for a year, but the WBC has ignored his rights time and time again. It has simply screwed him and left him with little leverage other than a costly lawsuit that nobody wants.

It is boxing politics at its absolute most heinous.

Ajose dropped Ali Chebah twice and won a unanimous decision in an official final eliminator last September, in a fight that made him the mandatory challenger for the WBC's ...

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