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Ekundayo wants to keep hold of European strap against Greene

PUBLISHED: 13:00 13 December 2018

Larry Ekundayo celebrates winning the IBF European welterweight title in July (pic: Natalie Mayhew/Butterfly Boxing)

Larry Ekundayo celebrates winning the IBF European welterweight title in July (pic: Natalie Mayhew/Butterfly Boxing)

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Hackney welterweight Larry Ekundayo returns to the ring on Friday night on an MTK Global promotion at York Hall.

The 36-year-old faces Kent rival Louis Greene on a bill that will be shown love on BoxNation.

Ekundayo has won 14 of his 15 professional bouts, with his solitary defeat coming against Gary Corcoran in July last year.

Against Greene, the Stoke Newington boxer will be putting his IBF European welterweight title on the line.

Ekundayo won the strap in his last bout in July when beating Scotland’s John Thain on points.

*Former Lion amateur Louis Isaacs will be looking for a fourth straight win in the professional ranks when he faces Jamie Quinn at York Hall on Saturday.

The unbeaten 21-year-old was last in action in October when he beat Mohamed Mahmoud on points at the Tottenham Green Pools & Fitness Centre and will be looking to add to that this weekend.


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