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NBB of C Urges Boxers To Participate

The Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) has called on boxers not older than 25 years of age to participate at the GOtv Boxing NextGen 2, starting in Lagos on Wednesday. Speaking in Lagos on Monday, NBB of C General Secretary, Mr. Remi Aboderin, explained that the talent hunt programme provides an avenue to get into the professional …

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Alumona Flaunts GOtv Boxing NextGen

-Says Competition Will Unearth World Champions Boxing promoter and former sports journalist, Jenkins Alumona, has said the aim of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search, a talent hunt initiative, is to produce continental and world boxing champions. Alumona, who is the Managing Director of Flykite Promotions, organisers of GOtv Boxing Night, explained that the talent hunt initiative was conceived to create a …

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Konyegwachi Tips Ajagba For Medal

As the days for the boxing event of the 2016 Olympic Games draws near, national coach, Anthony Chukwuemeka Konyegwachie has vowed that the country’s sole entrant in the roped square, Efe Ajagba will win a medal in Rio. Boxing takes the centre stage on Saturday, 13 August inside the Riocentro-Pavilion 6 and Trinidad and Tobago’s Nigel Paul would provide the …

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Fijaborn Explains GOtv Boxing Night Victory

-Reveals Target, Praises Sponsors National light welterweight boxing champion, Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi has explained why he stopped his opponent, Tombraye “Tornado” Christmas in the first round of their fight at GOtv Boxing Night 8. Fijabi, whose explosive combination of punches ended ‘Christmas’ dream of an upset in 58 seconds, said his fight with Christmas was aimed at putting fear into …

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Skoro Eyes Kakembo Rematch

Waidi “Skoro” Usman, winner of the best boxer award at GOtv Boxing Night 8, has expressed readiness to fight Uganda’s Edward “Shaka” Kakembo, who beat him to the African featherweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 6 last December. Skoro, who won the N1million cash prize for the best boxer on account of his defeat of David “Lucky Boy” Ekpeyong, said …

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Edo Boy Vows To Win N1M

National welterweight champion, Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo, has vowed to win the N1m cash prize and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy for the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 8. Eribo was adjudged the best boxer at the December 2015 edition of GOtv Boxing Night, walking away with N1.5m the biggest ever payout in domestic boxing in the country. At …

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Haye Taunts Anthony Joshua

-Wants Injured Champ To Fight Wilder British heavyweight boxer, David Haye has urged Nigerian-born IBF champion, Anthony Olfemi Olaseini Joshua to rigorously pursue a fight with WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder at the earliest opportunity following his injury setback. Wilder overcame a blow to his right hand to knock out Chris Arreola in Alabama on Saturday night before calling …

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Ajagba Can Win Gold – Konyegwachie

Nigeria’s national boxing coach Tony Konyegwachie is optimistic that the country’s lone boxer for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Efe Ajagba can clinch the nation’s first pugilism gold medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The coach, who has been handling the boxer for the Olympic Games, told NationSport that he is confident that Ajagba can spring surprise in Brazil. “I …

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Afonja Tags Sunny King ‘Kid Boxer’

West African Boxing Union middleweight champion Abolaji “Afonja Warrior” Rasheed, has branded his next opponent, Sunny “King Hammer,” a kid boxer. Afonja was responding to Hammer’s claim that he will punish him when they clash for the national middleweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 8, holding on 30 July at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. Speaking …

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GOtv Boxing Night Returns

-To Feature Fijabi, Skoro, King Hammer, Afonja The eighth edition of GOtv Boxing Night will hold in the sports hall of Lagos National Stadium on July 30th. This was disclosed by Jenkins Alumona, CEO of Flykite Sports, promoters of the event Alumona said that the coming edition, tagged GOtv Boxing Night 8, will be more explosive than the previous editions. …

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