49 year old Alicia Ashley has vowed to reclaim the WBC World Super Bantamweight title when she fights 31 year old reigning Champion Fatuma Zarika on 30th June. The for the rematch bout is yet to be decided but the former WBC female World Super Bantamweight champion who has never fought in Jamaica, hopes to get the opportunity to do so in this match.
“I have a title rematch at the end of June and I want to win back my title here in Jamaica. Venues have been discussed in Florida and New York but I have never fought in Jamaica, so I would really love to fight here.”
Ashley lost the title to Kenyan challenger Fatuma Zarika Zarika on the 1st of October 2016 in a bout staged in Flint, Michigan USA a win that saw the Sportpesa sponsored, Zarika become the second Kenyan woman professional boxer to hold a world title after Sarah Atieno who is the reigning UBO super featherweight champion.