How Alaafin of Oyo inspired Joe Boy to retain ABU title at GOtv Boxing Night 15
The presence of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, played a major role in the victory recorded by Nigeria’s Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph over a resilient Ghana’s Nathaniel Nukpe in their African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title fight at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan on Sunday night. The complex (now Obafemi Awolowo Stadium) shot…
Nigeria’s ‘Joe Boy’ stakes pride against Ghana’s Nukpe
In 1962, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital hosted the first world boxing title fight in Africa, where Nigeria’s Dick Tiger defeated America’s Gene Fullmer to win the World middleweight boxing title.
Fijabi, Edo Boy, Joe Boy, Skoro talk tough on Boxing Day fiesta
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 10th edition ...