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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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Afolabi Becomes IBO Champion

-Durodola Bags WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title -As Undefeated Lateef Kayode Loses In Round 8   It was a mixed fortune for Nigerian boxers this week as their aspirations for World boxing titles saw two wins and a lost. First to bag his title was UK base Ola Afolabi who produced a performance full of stones and determination to dethrone IBO ...

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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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