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Former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter halted in first-round by heavyweight prospect Arslanbek Makhmudov in their bouts on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Nigerians react as Samuel Peter loses NABF heavyweight fight

Former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter halted in first-round by heavyweight prospect Arslanbek Makhmudov in their bouts on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Isaac Ikhouria: I’m happy Anthony Joshua won back his respect

A former national light-heavyweight boxing champion, Isaac Ikhouria, has congratulated the Nigerian born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating Mexican boxer, Andy Ruiz to reclaim his world heavyweight titles.
Deontay Wilder has predicted Anthony Joshua will suffer a second straight defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr.

Re-match: Abel Sanchez predicts outright win for Anthony Joshua against Andy Ruiz Jr

Boxing trainer, Abel Sanchez, has predicted an outright victory for the British boxer, Anthony Joshua, against Andy Ruiz Jr in their December 7 re-match bout.

Ambrose Alli University set to honour its prominent graduates, others

The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo says it will need about N500 million to construct a befitting mini stadium in the school environment in honour of the country’s sportsmen and women who graduated from the institution.
Boxer Patrick Day has died after sustaining head injuries during a Saturday fight in Chicago that left him in a coma. He was 27 years old.

Boxer dies from brain trauma after vicious knockout

Boxer Patrick Day has died after sustaining head injuries during a Saturday fight in Chicago that left him in a coma. He was 27 years old.
Less than a month after telling Nigeria born British boxer Anthony Joshua, to quit the game if he fails to win their re-match, Andy Ruiz jnr has again dished out another basketful of threat.

Boastful Andy Ruiz threatens Anthony Joshua ahead of December 7 rematch

The Mexican who has continued to intensify training ahead of the much talked about re-match has warned that he has lost some weight and as such has become lighter, faster and more powerful.
Anthony Joshua is wasting no time when it comes to getting back into the swing of a full training regime, after his recent activation of the rematch clause to meet Andy Ruiz Jr in the ring once again.

Chris McGinn applauds Anthony Joshua’s visit to HTTA

Nigerian-British Boxer Anthony Joshua’s recent visit to the training ground Help The Talent Academy in Lagos as a mark of solidarity has earned commendations from Chris McGinn.
Efe Ajagba Amir Mansour

Efe Ajagba destroys another opponent in 2nd Round KO

Nigerian Heavyweight Boxer Efe Ajagba improved his record in the division to 9-0 (8 KO) with a second round knockout victory against veteran Amir Mansour (23-4-1, 16 KO).
French ‘yellow vest’ boxer Christophe Dettinger

French ‘yellow vest’ boxer faces trial for assaulting police

A former boxer who became a symbol of France’s “yellow vest” protests after being filmed punching police officers during a demonstration in Paris goes on trial Wednesday on charges that carry up to seven years in jail.

Motorcyclist, passenger die in truck accident

A motorcyclist and his passenger were on Sunday crushed to death by a Volvo truck at Somorin/Obantoko road, Abeokuta, Ogun.
A lawyer says there was no doctor on hand when Anucha Tasako was fighting in a Bangkok suburb.

Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer die in ring

Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art.
Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa will face each other on New Year's Eve. REUTERS

Floyd Mayweather to fight kick-boxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan

Boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan on 31 December, after signing a deal with a mixed martial arts company.
Anthony Joshua with his son in the new December issue of GQ magazine (Image- GQ)

Anthony Joshua: My son lacks ‘killer instincts’

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says it is unlikely his son JJ will become a boxer because he will lack the “killer instinct” his father got from a tough upbringing.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is more than a footballer, he’s a multi-national business

With huge revenues, a colossal audience on social media, sponsors queuing up, and his brand on products from hotels to underwear, Cristiano Ronaldo has long been more than just a football player.
Curtis Harper exits the ring . Premier Boxing Champions-Youtube

American boxer Curtis Harper walks out of bout with Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba in protest...

American boxer, Curtis Harper, has been criticised by his trainer for leaving the ring after the opening bell in his heavyweight bout against Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba in protest over pay.

Police parade murder suspects, impersonator in Gombe

Three suspects connected to the gruesome murder of a twenty-five year old, Abdulhamid Danladi, and theft of his vehicle have been arrested and paraded by the Gombe State Police Command.

Zamfara killings: Police arrest 11 suspects

The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested 11 suspected members of volunteer group known as “yansakai” in connection with the killing of 41 unidentified persons.

Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguard shot in Atlanta

A bodyguard for Floyd Mayweather was wounded when a gunman in a vehicle opened fire on the boxer’s motorcade.

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Reiner Jesus in training with the Brazil U23 team Lucas Figueiredo - Official Photographer of the Brazilian National Football Team

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
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NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

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In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
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17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.