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Uzzy Ahmed: “I beat him [Wilton] in Dublin and I will beat him in Belfast”

boxing By Brendan Galbraith - Uzzy Ahmed (6-3-1) already boasts a win over Ulsterman Luke Wilton and is confident that he can repeat the feat tomorrow night in an intriguing rematch with the Belfast flyweight in the Kings Hall, Belfast.

“I am 110% confident that I will do a number on him. I beat him two years ago and I will beat him again.”

Ahmed enjoyed a narrow points win against Wilton in Dublin two year ago:

“It was a good fight, I was giving a bit of weight away, so my camp told me to hit and move, and I start a boxing game and I beat him.”

“All of my career I have been fighting away from home anyway. It doesn’t really make a difference where I fight. The last time I was away from home I was in Dublin and I beat him and this time I will beat him in Belfast..

Ahmed explained that there was a mix up regarding the fall out of a rematch that was scheduled in the summer, citing that there was confusion on what day the weigh in was supposed to take place.

However, there might be a return to the flamboyant Uzzy Ahmed ring entrance from the Derby Flyweight:

“I am not sure – it depends how I am feeling – I might take it easy this time. I am doing a six rounder so I don’t want to burn too much of my energy because I will be boxing and trying to hit and move so I need to save my energy.”

“You never know it depends on what kind of mood I am in.”

Article posted on 12.12.2010



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