Deion Jumah: ‘I’ve got to fulfil my potential’
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I’VE found it hard to get fights and get a relevant opponent
who will set me up for the next big fight. It has been difficult. People use
the excuse that nobody knows who I am but they know who I am. This is the
issue, they know they can avoid me. But people in boxing will know who I am. So
me performing on September 7, against Wadi Camacho for the English
cruiserweight, title is major.
I remember boxing Wadi in the amateurs [in 2011] well. I
remember him hitting me so hard in the first round I couldn’t feel my legs and
I realised we were in for a war. I think I underestimated him at the time but
I’m not underestimating him now. And I still got the win then, so I’m happy.
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