Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Geale Promises Revenge; Trash Talk Fires Him Up

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Geale Promises Revenge; Trash Talk Fires Him Up

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AUSTRALIAN boxer Daniel Geale has vowed to deliver his payback for the disrespect from challenger Osumanu Adama's camp when the pair battle for the IBF middleweight world title in Hobart tonight.

Quietly spoken Geale has been on the receiving end of plenty of bluster from the American-based Ghanaian team in the lead-up to the bout, part of a massive double-header with fellow Australian and IBF featherweight world champ Billy Dib's defence.

Adama has called the 31-year-old a aballet dancera and yesterday claimed he'd never watched footage of Geale's fights because he didn't need to.

His outspoken trainer Joseph Awionga raised another red rag to Geale by prematurely offering a rematch. aIt is disrespectful,a Geale admitted. aBut I've got my time to show that and the time to show that is in the ring.

aI'll get it back when it counts.a

Geale (26-1, 15 KOs), ranked No.4 in the world, said the talk would amount to little for No.10 Adama (20-2, 15KOs) when the Tasmanian fighter looked to defend his title at home. …

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