Anthony Joshua: A study in hard work, perseverance and patriotism
It doesn’t matter how many times a man falls. What matters is his ability to rise from seemingly hopeless situations each time he is written off. That is the story of Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, the current boxing world’s brightest star. Joshua’s story is one of the triumphs of hard work, perseverance and humility…
Kickboxing has inspired my rise in boxing, says Ehwarieme
A U.S.-based Nigerian boxer, Onoriode Ehwarieme has revealed that his exploits in the world of kick boxing have been a major inspiration since he turned to professional boxing.
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.
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.
Ilorin to host GOtv Boxing NextGen Five
The fifth edition of the GOtv Boxing NextGen (GOtv Boxing NextGen5) will hold in Ilorin, Kwara State on August 29 and 30, the organisers, Flykite Productions, have disclosed.
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.