Kudus out to show he’s got the power

  • Kudus makes third professional outing tonight
  • Leigh Park cruiserweight looking to keep up perfect stoppage record
  • Kudus faces journeyman Matovu at home of British boxing
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BIOLA KUDUS is ready to bring fireworks to the table as he makes his ring return tonight.

The Leigh Park powerhouse tackles Ugandan Moses Matovu in London as he looks to keep up his perfect stoppage record in the professional ranks.

If the opportunity presents itself, then yes I’ll get rid of whoever’s in front of me.

Biola Kudus

Kudus will be after his third win at the York Hall, the home of British boxing.

The cruiserweight will have decent backing travelling up the A3 for a contest quickly lined up after the Portsmouth fight night was cancelled last month.

Kudus explained he’s not going to go looking for the early night, but if the opening is there he will seize upon it in the four-rounder.

He said: ‘I hit hard in the amateurs and have picked up two stoppages in the pros.

‘A lot of supporters are really excited to see me because of that.

‘People know that it could happen at any time.

‘But I’ll stay focused on winning and, if the opportunity presents itself, then yes I’ll get rid of whoever’s in front of me.’

Kudus will have to be on his game to put away a durable opponent in the form of Matovu.

The journeyman has been stopped just twice in his previous 17 outings and will bring some antics to the table which have been known to distract previous opposition.

Kudus said: ‘With Moses he can play up to the crowd and entertain them.

‘He’s very strong and gets in there with anyone.

‘He’s fought Hughie Fury and other heavyweights, so he’ll be strong.

‘But I feel good at the weight and I’m ready to go.’

Jamaican hardman Ovill McKenzie has provided some top-drawer sparring for Kudus ahead of the Matovu contest.

He’s delighted with how preparations have gone with his London-based set-up.

‘We’ve got a really good team,’ added Kudus.

‘There’s Barry Smith training and Spencer Fearon managing me.

‘Then there’s English champion Tommy Martin and former British champion Darren Hamilton.

‘I’ve been sparring Ovill and Isaac Chamberlain, so I’m prepared and ready to get the win.

‘I’ve been training in east London at Limehouse Marina, the Peacock Gym and Lansbury ABC.

‘We’ve mixed up the sparring well. It couldn’t have gone better.

‘I want one or two four-rounders and then look to step up to six rounds.’

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