Nigeria’s Power Lee Eyes African Heavyweight Title


Taiwo Adelu
Nigeria’s professional wrestler, Godspower Ikpide a.k.a. Power Lee, has declared that he has what it takes to vie for the Pro Wrestling Africa (PWA) African Heavyweight title.
The PWA bout, tagged Clash of the Heavies Yaoundé 2015, will take place on 18 September, 2015 at Palais de Sports, Yaoundé, Cameroon in Central Africa.
Power Lee, born at Olomoro in Isoko South Local Government area of Delta State, said that after he might have won the title, his first assignment is to present the belt to the governor of his home state, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
Power Lee, the first contender to the Pro Wrestling Africa heavyweight title, who won the Nigerian Wrestling Board of Control (NWB of C) national heavyweight title when he defeated De Lion Man on 19 December, 2010, will fight Michel Nodem of Cameroon, that country’s heavyweight champion.
Power Lee (right) with a wrestler at the National Stadium, Lagos
He told P.M.NEWS Sports that having defended his title against great wrestlers such as Black Heritage, Ugo the Great Nail, Strong Bone Erujeje, Mr. Sharpman, and most recently Mighty Man, whom he defeated during a championship at Alesh Hotel International Ajah, Lagos, he is more than battle ready to finish off Nodem.
Power Lee, who was trained by the late Abbey City and Jimmy Palm, said his experience would count in his favour at the Clash of Heavies championship.
Lee, who said kick-boxing, weightlifting and body building are his other favourite sports, is a powerhouse on its own when it comes to Nigerian pro-wrestling in the heavyweight category.
“I have what it takes to defeat any opponent that comes my way. I have trained very well to get to this stage. Michel Nodem is my next target. I just want to plead for support from the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa; Isoko North and South …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper