‘Boxing Federation ready for Minimah Open’
The Nigeria Boxing Federation says it has concluded plans for the maiden Kenneth Minimah National Men and Women Open Boxing Championship
‘I thought Pacquiao won, but I’m a bit disappointed with him’
FOUR-TIME world champion Carl Froch waxed lyrical about Mayweather’s performance, but admitted his disappointment with Pacquiao.
2016 Rio Olympic Games Releases Times for Competition Schedule
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), has released the 2016 Rio Olympic Games competition schedule and specific session times for the Games. An online portal, Theinsidegames on Friday said the first-ever Olympic to be staged in South America would officially get underway with the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5. It said that activities would…
‘Pacquiao better equipped to beat Mayweather’
MANNY Pacquiao has a better chance of beating Floyd Mayweather now than he did in 2010, claims his trainer, Freddie Roach.
Abbey, others talk tough
With barely 48 hours to the second edition of the GOtv Boxing Night at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium, boxers on the card are already talking tough.
‘I wish I had Gotv opportunity in my boxing days’
FORMER Olympian, Jerry Okorodudu, has lamented that an initiative like the GOtv Boxing Night was unavailable in his days as an active boxer. He believes the experience from the programme would have helped his career. “If we had such opportunity like the one GOtv is currently offering our boxers, we would have done considerably…
‘No qualified boxing managers in Nigeria’
• Obisia, Lasisi, others speak at GOtv seminar TWO Nigerian boxing legends, Obisia Nwankpa and Joe Lasisi have come down hard on those managing young boxers in the country, describing them as ‘quacks.’ Obisia and Lasisi were guest speakers at a seminar organized Wednesday by GOtv at the National Stadium in Lagos in preparation…
‘I gained a lot from Muhammad Ali’s boxing style’
FORMER national boxing Coach Obisia Nwakpa has said that the fame recorded by legend Muhammad Ali contributed so much to the development of the sport. Ali, who turned 73 years on Saturday, is one of the most famous boxers of all time, becaming the first person in history to win the heavyweight champion title…