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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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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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