John Ryder

WATCH: John Ryder reveals why he's risking his WBA mandatory position

Published On Friday, April 12, 2019By Danny Flexen

John Ryder talks about his WBA mandatory spot and the reason behind his nickname 'The Gorilla'

John Ryder (27-4, 15KO) talks to SecondsOut about risking his WBA mandatory position against dangerous Canadian David Lemieux (40-4, 34KO) on Saturday, May 4 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the Canelo vs Jacobs undercard.

The 30-year-old Londoner is the No.1 contender for the WBA super-middleweight title after scoring a seventh-round TKO against previously undefeated Andrey Sirotkin in a WBA final eliminator, and he’ll look to retain his shot at the title with a win against Lemieux.

Watch the ful interview here:

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