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Nigerian Efe Ajagba was the victor Saturday night in the brutal, but highly-entertaining slugfest against underdog Georgian Iago Kiladze.
Amateur fighters run the risk of serious injury if they come up against professionals at at Tokyo 2020, the World Boxing Council (WBC) have warned the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Tyson Fury condemned Otto Wallin to his first defeat as a professional in Las Vegas on early Sunday morning.
Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.
World Boxing Council (WBC) International Super-flyweight champion, Aliu Lasisi says plans are in top gear to defend his title in Nigeria.
Olanrewaju ‘God’s Power’ Durodola will face Michael Godwin at the Squash Hall, Police College, Ikeja on tuesday as he prepares to fight for another international cruiser-weight title later in the year.
The much expected unification fight between World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and rival Anthony Joshua will not happen so soon as Wilder announced a rematch with Cuba’s Luis Ortiz.
Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
Africa Games 2015 boxing gold medalist, Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye, beat Ramón “Dinamita” Meza to win the World Boxing Council/Fecarbox (Central American Boxing Federation) Intercontinental (Silver) title on Saturday at the Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno Auditorium, Tijuana, Mexico.
Dubai-based Nigerian boxer Aliu Lasisi will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) International Silver Super Flyweight title against Keyvin Francisco Lara of Nicaragua on the 5th of April, 2019 at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, UAE.
Anthony Joshua can forget about a fight against unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder for April 13, as the American knockout artist wants a rematch against Tyson Fury to clear up the controversy over their 12 round split draw earlier this month on December 1.
Ajagba, who is undefeated in 7 fights, is seen as a promising star in the heavyweight division and made the headlines all over the world in August when his opponent, Curtis Harper, walked out of the fight after touching gloves and the bell sounded to start the opening round.
Deontay Wilder will aim to rekindle America's love affair with heavyweight boxing on Saturday when he faces Britain's Tyson Fury in a high-stakes showdown of undefeated fighters.
Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao revealed Monday he has spoken with Floyd Mayweather about a possible sequel to their 2015 super fight, but said no decision would be taken on a rematch until the New Year.
World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, insists his status as a world-class heavyweight has nothing to do with his rivalry with Anthony Joshua and that he is focused on beating Tyson Fury in his next bout.
Protests escalated across Iraq’s south and its capital Baghdad on Sunday as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform.
The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.
It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled plans by his administration to build a recreational and wellness centre with modern facilities for senior citizens in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution.
Dr Chuka Agunwa of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, has stressed the importance of Ante Natal Care (ANC) to pregnant women, saying “it is during ANC clinics that perceived dangers during pregnancy will be detected.”
A group under the auspices of Civil Society Groups for the Defence of Human Rights, Justice and Equity, has made its stance known on the transparent and speedy dispensation of judgment over the ongoing case involving Alhaji Sani Dauda (ASD), Nasiba Sani Dauda, Abubakar Musa Abubakar and others at different courts.
As the newly launched security outfit tagged Western Nigeria Security Network begins operations, one of its personnel, Soludero Hunters’ Association has said the outfit doesn’t rely on guns to function well but would use their ancestors’ powers to ward off any aggression against Yoruba indigenes in the zone.