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Fijabi, Joe Boy, Skoro return for GOtv Boxing Night 10

The quartet of Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi, Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph and Waidi “Skoro” Usman will be the leading names at the tenth edition of GOtv Boxing Night 10 scheduled to hold on 26 December at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. This was announced on Tuesday at a […]

Boxer Tyson Fury focuses on recovery, gives up world titles

British boxing world champion Tyson Fury has vacated his three heavyweight titles to focus on his recovery from “a serious medical condition” his management said in a statement late on Wednesday. The step comes after a long break from boxing which Fury took after taking Wladimir Klitschko’s IBF, WBA and WBO belts with a victory […]

GOtv Boxing Night 9: Fijabi, Joe Boy, Jagaban, others step up training

Boxers billed to fight at GOtv Boxing Night 9, scheduled for the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium on 2 October, have intensified their training ahead of the event. The duo of Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi, national light welterweight champion, and Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph, national lightweight champion, disclosed that they have had to step […]

De La Hoya: Canelo has replaced Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is gone from boxing with him retiring last year, and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is seen by his promoter Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions as the replacement as the next star. The boxing world has been slow in agreeing that Canelo is Mayweather’s replacement, perhaps due to Canelo’s reluctance to […]

Rio Olympics: Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba loses quarterfinal bout

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba has failed to make it to the medal’s stage following his loss to Ivan Dychko in a quarterfinal bout of ongoing Rio Olympics. Ajagba lost by unanimous decision of 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 to Dychko who won bronze at the London 2012 Olympics. The Nigerian pugilist had a bright chance of progressing […]

Breaking: Tyson Fury faces UK Anti-Doping charge

British world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury is to face a UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) charge over the presence of a banned substance. BBC Sports reports that Fury was provisionally suspended in June, though that has been lifted pending a hearing, Ukad has revealed. The 27-year-old had said on Tuesday he would sue the organisation over allegations […]

GOtv Boxing Night 8: Skoro promises to bounce back

Waidi “Skoro” Usman, the national and West African Boxing Union featherweight champion, has vowed to make his next opponent pay for his loss in the African title fight last December. Skoro, who was beaten to the title at GOtv Boxing Night 6 by Edward “Shaka” Kakembo of Uganda, is returning to action for the first […]

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