On September 30, 2021, the world’s attention was focused on the Tottenham Stadium, London, where Nigerian-born British former World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua, tried, but failed to defend his titles against Ukrainian fighter, Olexsander Usyk.
26 Feb 2020
Former world light welterweight boxing title contender, Obisia Nwankpa says boxing in the heavyweight division is fast losing its ‘real technicalities’ compared to the eras of Mohammed Alli and Mike Tyson.
4 Jun 2019
Former world light welterweight contender, Obisia Nwankpa has described as ‘big humiliation’ the defeat suffered by Anthony Joshua in the hands of Mexico-American boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr, in their heavyweight world-title clash on Saturday night in New York.
18 Sep 2018
One of Nigeria’s most celebrated boxers, Obisia Nwankpa has accused the Nigerian Army, which he represented as an athlete, of frustrating his life by allegedly refusing to pay his pension over the past 15 years. Nwankpa was one of the world’s most popular boxers in the 1970s and early 1980s. Narrating his ordeal in the…
3 Apr 2018
Former Nigeria boxing chief coach, Obisia Nwankpa has challenged Nigerian-born British world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua and his American counterpart...
3 Mar 2018
A few hours after a board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele predicted that the nation’s track and field athletes may only make up the numbers when hostilities begin in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, another member of the board, Gabriel Okon has washed his hands off the…
7 May 2017
The victory of Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua over Ukranian veteran world champion, Vladimir Klitschko, which saw to his retention of the International Boxing Federation...
1 May 2017
Former Olympian, Obisia Nwankpa has described Nigerian-born English boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua’s victory over Wladimir Klitschko...