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Joshua Cleared To Face Klitschko

-For WBA Title Fight In 2017 Anthony Joshua has been cleared to fight Wladimir Klitschko for the vacant WBA heavyweight title next year. British fighter Joshua, who claimed the IBF world heavyweight title in April, will have to beat US boxer Eric Molina in Manchester on December 10 for the Klitschko clash to go ahead. A prospective December bout against …

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Joshua Fights Molina December 10

Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Olaseni Olufemi Joshua will take on Eric Molina at Manchester Arena on December 10, in his second title defence of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) heavyweight title. The unbeaten heavyweight will defend his IBF heavyweight belt against the Mexican American fighter who lost his previous world title fight to Deontay Wilder in June 2015. On the …

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Fijabi’s Ghanaian Opponent Wants Rematch

Ghana’s Raphael “Iron King” Kwabena King, who was defeated by Nigeria’s Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi at GOtv Boxing Night recently has expressed desire to have a rematch with opponent. King, who lost via a split decision, is convinced that Fijabi, though a good boxer, is below his level. The tightly contested encounter seemed to attest to King’s pre-fight claim that he …

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GOtv Boxing Night 9: Joe Boy Wins N1.5m

After a superlative performance on Sunday, national lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph was named the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 9. The honour was accompanied by a cash prize of N1.5million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy. To win the award for the third time, Joe Boy, defeated Ghana’s Richard “Desert Warrior” Amefu via unanimous decision in an …

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Fans To Win 50 GOtv Decoders

Fifty lucky fans at the GOtv Boxing Night 9, slated for 2 October at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will go home with GOtv decoders. The decoders will be won through random draws to be held between bouts. At each edition of the event since inception in November 2014, 50 fans have gone home with decoders …

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S’West States Chase Alafin’s Belt

Arrangements have been concluded for the Oba Adeyemi United Boxing Tournament, put together to commemorate the 78th birthday anniversary of the Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi scheduled 8th to 15th October 2016 at the palace square, Oyo. The financier and organizer of the boxing tournament, who is also a World Boxing Organisation (WBO) title belt Champion, Mojeed Okedara said …

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GOtv Boxing Organisers Add Extra Bouts

-For Ninth Edition Of Pugilists’ Night Flykite Promotions, organisers of GOtv Boxing Night have announced their decision to add more bouts to the 9th edition of its premier event, GOtv Boxing Night. Director of the company, Jerkins Alumona said it has become necessary to increase the number of the fights from six to eight because of the need to give …

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Monthly Boxing Show Will Produce Champions – Edun

Lagos Boxing Hall of Fame, organisers of the Monthly Saturday Boxing Show, has explained that the aim of the show is to produce boxers, who will be champions in various categories. Speaking ahead of the 76th edition of the show holding on 27 August at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre (Rowe Park) in Lagos, Mr. Wale Edun, Chairman of the …

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Ajagba’s KO Pursuit Cost Him An Olympic Medal

.Heads To Canada For Professional Boxing Superheavyweight Boxer, Efe Ajagba’s dream of an Olympic Boxing medal has ended his Rio adventure but his desire of turning professional has been ignited. Giant Kazakhstan boxer, Ivan Dychko’s unanimous point’s decision at Pavilion 6 at the Boxing arena of Rio not only ended Efe’s Olympic medal dream but has hastened his decision to …

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We Are Going Going For Another KO — Konyegwachie

As Team Nigeria continues its search for the first medal in the Rio Olympics, Coach Anthony Konyegwachie has promised that his ward, Efe Ajagba would deliver the first medal to Nigeria. The lone Nigerian entrant in the boxing event of the Rio Olympics, climbs the squared ropes today Tuesday against another crack Kazakhstan’s boxer, bronze medallist at the 2012 London …

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