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Gardner Beats Olajide.

In the main support bout of the Wright-Mosley II clash held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas tonight, Ian Gardner moved his record to eighteen wins and only one defeat when he took a rather uneventful unanimous decision over the much more well known Tokunbo Olajide. Olajide is the younger brother of former middleweight contender Michael Olajide who shared the ring as a middleweight in the eighties with such names as Thomas Hearns, Iran Barkley and Frank Tate. Tokunbo achieved some acclaim as a light middleweight of explosive power but may be set to follow in the underachiving footsteps laid down by his brother. Gardner, who is only twenty-three hails from Canada although he now fights out of the United States holds an early career win over Troy Rowland, the winner of last nights main event versus Epifanio Mendoza while his only loss came to the still unbeaten Peter Manfredo Jr. More recently, Gardner scored a close win over the impressive Kuvanych Toygonbaev. With his win over Olajide, Gardner is now the NABO and NABC light middleweight champion.

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