Joshua not quitting despite outcome of bout with ‘slim’ Ruiz
Anthony Joshua won’t retire from boxing if he loses his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. on December 7, according to Adam Smith of Sky Sports.
Sapele has produced more athletes for Nigeria than other cities, says Ojokolo
Or years, Delta State in South-South Nigeria has been the dominant state in the nation’s sports, producing great athletes from various sectors, including track and field, boxing, tennis, and football.
Scorpion, Baby Face boast ahead of explosive boxing contest in Lagos
It is another gathering of top professional boxers in the country. West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, and national super featherweight champion, Ridwan “Scorpion” Oyekola, have promised to return to the ring in an explosive fashion at the forthcoming Boxing Night, scheduled to hold on October 12.
I will beat Anthony Joshua again, says Andy Ruiz
Andy Ruiz Jnr has dispelled concerns he has taken his eye off the ball ahead of his money-spinning rematch with Anthony Joshua by insisting he has ‘the hunger’ to defend his titles.
Future champions arrive in Ilorin as Boxing NextGen Search Five begins
Ilorin, Kwara State is one of the cities that have given Nigeria many international boxing champions. From Hogan ‘Atomic Bomb’ Jimoh to Joe Lasisi, the Afonja city has lived up to its reputation as the land of heroes.
Joshua breaks silence over sparring KO rumour before Andy Ruiz Jr defeat
Anthony Joshua insists he did not suffer a KO in sparring before his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr., reports metro.co.uk. The 29-year-old’s preparations were called into question following his loss to Ruiz at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
I have potential to become world champion in boxing, says Joseph
Nigeria’s rising star in professional boxing, Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph has been the commander-in-chief in African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight category since December 2017, when he outclassed Egypt’s Abdulrahim Ahmed during about in Lagos.
Ruiz’s purse demand threatens Saudi Arabia showdown with Joshua
Anthony Joshua’s lucrative rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. is reportedly in doubt over a money dispute, according to talksport.com. The Mexican-American stunned the world by handing the Brit his first professional loss in his U.S. debut two months ago.
Ruiz Jr plans to lose one stone ahead of Joshua rematch
Andy Ruiz Jr has declared that he wants to lose a stone in weight ahead of his rematch with Anthony Joshua later this year, reports talksports.com. The Mexican-American underdog was unfancied by the watching public, in many cases due to his physique, before his shock victory over AJ in June.
Second boxer in two days dies from head injuries after fight
Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan died on Thursday from injuries suffered in a fight on Saturday, the second such death in just two days after that of Russian Maxim Dadashev in the United States. Santillan, who was 23, collapsed while the result was announced of his 10-round draw with Uruguayan Eduardo Abreu in San Nicolas, just…
I’ll be next featherweight champion, says T.P Rock
Rising featherweight boxer, Tope ‘T.P. Rock’ Musa has announced his desire to be the next national champion in the division. The boxer, whose next fight is against Kazeem ‘The Light’ Oliwo at GOtv Boxing Night 19 on July 14 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos, said he sees his opponent…