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GOtv Boxing Night Lifts Amoo

-Ex-boxer To Get Part Of Gate Takings Flykite Productions, promoters of the GOtv Boxing Night, have announced their decision to give former Commonwealth Flyweight boxing champion, Ray Amoo, twenty-five per cent of gate takings at the fourth edition of the event which held last Sunday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. This was made known to ...

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GOTV BOXING NIGHT: Ottoh Joseph Wins N1m

-As Fijabi, Skoro, Others Shine Ottoh “Joe Boy” Joseph Sunday, emerged the star of the fourth edition of the GOtv Boxing Night held of the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos. At the six-fight professional boxing event, Joseph, who defeated Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai in an explosive National Lightweight challenge contest, was voted the boxer of the night ...

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Skoro Set For GOtv Boxing Night

-Vows To Send Taozon On Retirement West African featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman has promised to make the bout between him and Taofik “Taozon” Bisuga at the GOtv Boxing Night his opponent’s last fight. Skoro will take on Bisuga in a featherweight challenge duel at the GOtv Boxing Night on 25 October. The event, an initiative to restore boxing to ...

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GOTV BOXING NIGHT: Bob Alagoro Joins Ekpo’s Team

-As Alumona Promises Tight Security World Boxing Organization (Africa) Super Middleweight champion, Isaac Ekpo, has enlisted the service of one of Nigerian great boxers, Bob Alagoro as he prepares for a 10-round international Super Middleweight Challenge during the fourth edition of GOtv Boxing Night on Sunday, 25 October. The Nigerian former Olympian is scheduled to take on Jules Kabore of ...

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GOtv Boxing Night Returns

It will be another night of boxing action on the 25th October as Nigeria boxers take to the ring for the 4th edition of the GOtv Boxing Night. The night will see a six-bout professional event at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos as announced by promoters of the event. Speaking during a media brief to ...

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Army Trio Shines In Boxing

The trio of Lance Corporal Kehinde Obareh, Lance Corporal Edith Agu and Private Caroline Linus of the Nigerian Army, representing the country in boxing at 11th All Africa Games have done the nation proud by winning gold and silver medals respectively. This is coming as the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, charged officers and men of ...

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Onoriode Targets National Boxing Title

-Dares Adewale Tiger On GOtv Night Olympian boxer, Onoriode Ehwarieme has revealed his intention to participate in the fourth edition of the GOtv Boxing Night in order to have a bout with national title heavyweight champion, Adewale Abiodun (Tiger). Onoriode who said that the title holder always avoids him anytime he challenges him suggests the title should be stripped off ...

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ALL AFRICA GAMES 2015: Oyakojo, Shogbamu Crash In Boxing

Nigerian boxers, Muyideen Oyakojo and Waheed Shogbamu on Tuesday crashed out of the All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo Republic. Fighting in the 46kg category, Muyideen lost to his Congolese counterpart, Moussiesse Francel in a split 3-2 decision. It was a decision Nigerian officials did not take easily as they believed the nation’s pugilist was wrongly edged out. As if ...

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Olaleye Lauds Lagos Boxing Hall Of Fame

-Says It Contributes To Boxers’ Development Atlas Boxing Club coach, Kushimo Olaleye has hailed Lagos State Hall of Fame Boxing Tournament is a lofty contribution to better growth of the sport in Nigeria. He stated in an interview with SportsDay that the competition gives every interested boxer of different ages opportunities to participate in the tournament which runs throughout every ...

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Ajose, Ekundayo To Meet Buhari

Former world boxing title challenger, Olusegun Ajose and undefeated welterweight sensation, Larry Ekundayo are back home to meet President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss how the federal government’s Change Agenda can boost sports. The visit to Buhari at The Presidential Villa in Abuja will also aim at opening up more avenues of help Nigerian youths and deliver sporting glory for the ...

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