Johannesburg (South Africa) – Last week Don ‘Magic Man’ Madge sent a message to undefeated lightweight champion Costa Ioannou and his fans, saying he was looking forward to ‘shutting everyone up’ and ‘he’s not intimidated’. In this short video Ioannou responds to what he sees as disrespect.
“[Don’s fans] seem to have written me off,” says the champion, “like I haven’t achieved what I’m achieved. It’s quite disrespectful. I’m the champion, he’s the contender. He has to prove it.”
“Don’s going to be super confident, bordering arrogant,” he adds. “But he’s going to have to get through my army and then he’ll have me to deal with. It’s a lot more than he’s expecting.”
“The belts very comfortable in Joburg,” concludes Ioannou, “at the helm of Costa’s Army.”
EFC AFRICA 20, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 27 June 2013. Tickets on sale now at www.computicket.com. Tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available now at www.numetro.com.
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