“Abrdeen Assassin” McAllister In Ghana To Fight Nigerian Fijabi

abrdeen assassin mcallister in ghana to fight nigerian fijabi

Lee William Mcallister
Lee William Mcallister

Scottish boxer Lee McAllister has arrived to fight for the third time in Ghana as he faces Nigerian boxer Olaide Fijabi for the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) International Welterweight title.

The bill dubbed A Journey To To The West is scheduled for the City Engineers Arena in Accra on Friday, April 29, 2022, would witness McAllister who is popularly referred to as the “Aberdeen Assassin” quests for another continental title against the hard-hitting Nigerian boxer.

The 39-year-old Scottish Boxer who is a former International Boxing Organisation (IBO) International Superlight champion would come against the Nigerian power-puncher who has just lost once in 16 fights.

This would be the second time Fijabi would be fighting outside Nigeria having recorded his first loss against American boxer Montana Love in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The 36-year-old Nigerian boxer is a former African Boxing Union Super-Lightweight champion and also having won the West African Boxing Union Super Lightweight title back in 2016.

The highly anticipated bout is being organised by SM Boxing Foundation in collaboration with Fast Track Boxing and Assassin Boxing Promotions and Management.

Also in Accra is Gianluca Di Caro, Executive Vice President & CEO at British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA). He is also Vice President at Malta Boxing Commission, GBA Vice President Roger Barnor picked them from the airport, and they visited the Bukom Boxing Arena, as well as the GBA offices.

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