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Joshua Keeps IBF Belt

-Knocks Out Breazeale In 7th Round Two crunching barrages from Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxer, Anthony Olaseni Olufemi Joshua in the seventh round consigned challenger, Dominic Breazeale to the canvas in the first defence of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) world title at 02 Arena on Saturday night. It was a night on which Joshua was bleeding from the nose himself …

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Elegele Floors Greco In Round 10

Joseph Elegele lived up to his boasts, as he entered Sunday’s 150-pound fight against Phil Lo Greco with a power advantage, and promised to show as much when both men got in the ring. Lo Greco got a face full of his opponent’s two-fisted power for most of 10 rounds, and even though the steel-chinned Canadian gave nearly as much …

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DStv, GOtv Honour Muhammad Ali

-M-Net, M-Net Movies Screen Special Documentary MultiChoice Africa is paying tribute to the great sporting legend Muhammad Ali with a special pop-up channel on DStv channel 199 and GOtv channel 29. The channels opened up on Saturday, 4 June and will run until next week Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 10:30am, while the tribute channel will broadcast the legend’s greatest …

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Joshua Ready To Explode

Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Olufemi Olaseini Joshua’s power inside the ring can’t be questioned and worryingly for his next opponent the IBF world heavyweight is looking to develop that further. Joshua fights American Dominic Breazeale at the O2 Arena on June 25 in the first defence of his newly-acquired belt and, ahead of that London bout, the champion has sent …

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Ekundayo Defends ABU Belt In London

Nigeria’s undefeated African Boxing Union (ABU) champion, Larry Ekundayo is set to defend his belt against Tanzania’s Saidi Mundi at York Hall in London on June 4. Ekundayo, popularly known as ‘The Natural,’ is also the International Masters welterweight title holder, while the Tanzanian champion, Mundi, has 14 wins and two losses under his boots. Ekundayo’s media consultant, Sola Rogers …

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Continental Body Lauds GOtv Boxing

-Organisers Get Applause From African Boxing Union African Boxing Union (ABU) president, Houcine Houichi has applauded organisers of the GOtv Boxing Night for reviving the sport in Nigeria and on the continent. Speaking while receiving the Chief Executive Officer, Flykite Promotions, the promoter of the GOtv Boxing Night, Mr. Jenkins Alumona, at the ongoing African Boxing Union Convention in Lilongwe, …

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How I’ll Spend My N1m Cash Prize – Joe Boy

New national lightweight boxing champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph has given hints on how he plans to spend the N1million he won as a cash prize for the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 7. Joe Boy, who defeated Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai by unanimous decision in their 12-round contest at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium last Sunday, …

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Joe Boy Wins National Title, N1m

 .As Professional Debut Thrills Babatubde, Ezewudo Oto “Joe Boy ” Joseph, on Sunday night, became the national lightweight boxing champion after defeating Nurudeen “Prince” at GOtv Boxing Night 7, which held at the National Stadium, Lagos. ‎The bout lived up to its explosive billing, with both boxers giving their best. Joe Boy, who once defeated Fatai by a knockout, seemed …

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Fans To Get 50 Decoders

-Rival Boxers Talk Tough Ahead of GOtv Boxing Night 7, holding on 1 May at the National Stadium, Lagos, boxers scheduled to fight have been indulging in boasts and counter-boasts. National lightweight champion, Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai, who is defending his title against Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph, has vowed that his opponent will not last the distance. “This fight will be …

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Fans To Win 50 Decoders

GOtv, headline sponsors of GOtv Boxing Night, will give out 50 decoders to boxing fans at GOtv Boxing Night 7 holding May 1 at the National Stadium, Lagos. The tradition was established at the first edition of the event in 2014. The decoders will be won via lucky dips conducted in-between fights. GOtv Boxing Night 7 will feature six fights …

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