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GOTV BOXING NIGHT 6: Fijabi, Afonja Warrior Win W’African Belts

 -‘Fijaborn’ Claims N1m Best Boxer Prize It was double West African titles for Nigerian boxers on Friday night when the 6th edition of the GOtv Boxing Night was held at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos with Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi winning the West African light welterweight title and Abolaji ‘Afonja Warrior’ Rasheed taking the West ...

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GOtv Boxing Night 6 Holds

-As Participating Boxers Aim For N1m -Alumona Promises Blockbuster Event The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium will come alive today Friday, as 12 boxers seek to win N1million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy for the best boxer at the sixth edition of GOtv Boxing Night. The professional boxing tourney will feature six bouts. The headline bout will ...

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GOtv Boxing Night Fans Get Gifts

-To Go Home With 50 Decoders, T-Shirts Fans at the GOtv Boxing Night 6, holding on 25 March at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos, stand a chance of going home with 50 GOtv decoders. Winners of the decoders will be selected via random lucky dips to be held between fights. Aside from decoders, fans are ...

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NBB of C Hails GOtv Boxing Organisers

Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) have praised organisers of GOtv Boxing Night for their unwavering support towards the revival of the sport in the country. This was stated by NBB of C general-secretary, Remi Aboderin, who said the sponsor’s commitment has rekindled hope that Nigeria boxing will soon be reckoned with on the global stage. “There is ...

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GOtv Boxing NextGen Search Camp Ends

 The two-week camping period for young boxers who were discovered at the GOtv Boxing NextGen Search came to an end weekend with a total of 28 boxers selected from over a hundred boxers who participated in the talent hunt. From that figure, 15 were adjudged to have shown greater potential by the judges’ panel, headed by famous boxing coach, Joe ...

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GOtv Boxing NextGen Gets Grades

-Organisers Peg Participation Age At 28 Organisers of the GOtv Boxing NextGen Search have announced that participating boxers at the event, which holds between 17 and 18 February, should not be older than 28. This, they explained, is because the event is conceived to find new professional boxing talents, who can take the sport to greater heights in Nigeria. Mr. ...

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GOtv Explain Boxing NextGen Search

Organisers of GOtv Boxing Night have explained why they are holding GOtv Boxing NextGen Search, slated to take place in Lagos between 17 and 19 February. In an interview in Lagos, Jenkins Alumona, CEO Flykite Sports and promoter of GOtv Boxing Night, said GOtv NextGen Search has been conceived to raise a fresh crop of professional boxers to replace the ...

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Elegele Stops De Jesus In Round 6

In a battle of southpaw welterweights boxers Monday morning, US-based Nigerian pugilist, Joseph Timipa Elegele (15-3, 11 KOs) stopped Alex De Jesus (21-1, 13 KOs) in the sixth round of their scheduled eight-round affair to the admiration of spectators. The Ijaw pugilist from Bayelsa state brought the pressure on his opponent in the early rounds of the eight round contest, ...

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GOtv Boxing Night V: Capo Targets National Title

-Eyes N1.5m Cash Prize Dreadlocked, hard-punching Light Welterweight boxer, Sunday “Capo” Olalekan, has declared that he will win the National Light Welterweight boxing title at the GOtv Boxing Night on 26 December. He also sees himself winning the N1.5million cash prize for the best boxer of the tournament. Capo will be fighting Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo at the tournament billed ...

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Fijabi Eyes National Title

-GOtv Boxing Hero Resumes Training Nigeria boxing sensation, Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi is back in training for the national light welterweight title at the next GOtv Boxing Night slated for December. Fijabi, winner of the N1million cash prize and the Mojisola Ogunsnaya Trophy for the best boxer at the third edition of GOtv Boxing Night, disclosed his resumption to training in ...

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