Boxing: Efemoney set to star as Ajagba faces Goodall in US

November 4, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Nigerian rapper Efemoney (Efe Michael Ejeba) will headline the kick-off show for the world heavyweight boxing match between Efe Ajagba and Australia’s Joe Goodall on Saturday November 4, 2023 at the newly opened Tahoe Blue Event Centre in Reno Tahoe, Nevada, USA. Efemoney will perform his latest hit song, which eulogis the 29-year-old Nigerian boxing heavyweight, Ajagba, as he walks Read More

Ngannou get Ronaldo supports ahead of boxing showdown against Fury

October 28, 2023 Editor 0

Portuguese captain and Al-Nassr hitman, Cristiano Ronaldo, has thrown his weight behind his friend Francis Ngannou ahead of a professional boxing bout against Tyson Fury on Saturday October 28, 2023 in Saudi Arabia. Incidentally, Ngannou was a special guest to Ronaldo on Wednesday October 24, when Al-Nassr thumped Al Duhail SC 4-3 in the week three of AFC Champions League Game decided at Al Read More

August bout: Ridwan ‘ll win Asian title boxing belt – Okunniyi

August 26, 2023 Bayo Agboola, 0

Chairman of Che Synergy Promotions, Sir Olawale Okunniyi, on Saturday disclosed that the Nigerian boxer Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola will win his International boxing bout against Keisuke Matsumoto of Japan on August 30 in Tokyo. Speaking with journalists, Sir Okunniyi said with the level of preparations and top form of Ridwan Scorpion, Nigerians should expect victory for him in the Japan Read More

Breaking: Anthony Joshua announces new opponent, not Ruiz

August 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

An opponent for Anthony Joshua’s fight on Saturday has been announced. This was revealed by Anthony Joshua promoter, Eddie Hearn on Tuesday Morning while speaking on talksports. Joshua will now fight Robert Helenius with the Finnish fighter coming in as a replacement for original opponent Dillian Whyte. Joshua was due to fight old rival Whyte at the O2 Arena this Read More

Heavyweight bout: Anthony gets Ruiz as new new opponent

August 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Anthony Joshua will fight Robert Helenius on Saturday, with the Finn coming in as a replacement for original opponent Dillian Whyte. Joshua was due to box old rival Whyte at the O2 Arena this weekend. But that heavyweight bout was cancelled after a random anti-doping test on Whyte returned “adverse analytical findings”. The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association said it had informed Read More

Breaking: Anthony Joshua vs Dylian Whyte clash put off

August 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Dillian Whyte’s fight against Anthony Joshua has been cancelled, after a random anti-doping test on Whyte returned “adverse analytical findings”. The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association said it had informed the Association of Boxing Commissions and the British Boxing Board of Control that a “random anti-doping protocol” undertaken by Whyte had returned the adverse findings. Matchroom said in a statement: “In light Read More

Anthony Joshua set up August 12 big bout vs Dilian Whyte

June 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Dillian Whyte has confirmed that he is willing to accept the offer for a rematch against Anthony Joshua on August 12. Whyte had previously told Sky Sports that talks had failed to progress for a second fight against Joshua this summer, which is expected to be staged at The O2. But the Brixton man has now indicated that he will Read More

Anthony Joshua drops crucial hint ahead of heavyweight bout

March 29, 2023 Admin III 0

Anthony Joshua says he will retire from boxing if he loses against Jermaine Franklin on Saturday at the O2 Arena. The two-time world champion is making his return to the ring this weekend to face the American heavyweight after successive defeats to Oleksandr Usyk. Joshua will be looking to win his first professional fight since December 2020 but has admitted Read More

Again, Edward beats Usman to retain UFC title

March 19, 2023 Admin III 0

Leon Edwards sent a statement to all the doubters and the welterweight division at UFC 286, defeating Kamaru Usman in their trilogy fight by majority decision. Fighting in front of the London crowd at the O2 Arena certainly didn’t hurt. But it was Edwards, skills and endurance that helped carry him to the decision win. Usman attempted to pressure Edwards Read More

Mike Tyson swims in another rape scandal

January 25, 2023 Admin III 0

Mike Tyson already did time in prison after he was found fguilty of rape back in 1992, he was sentenced to six years but was released in 1995 for good hebavior. Tyson has struggled with guilt and remorse for the actions he committed back then, but the story seems to continue. Another rape victim is suing Mike Tyson for allegedly Read More

Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba subdues unbeaten opponent in heavyweight clash

January 15, 2023 Admin III 0

Efe Ajagba ended Stephan Shaw’s unbeaten record after securing victory via unanimous decision in a tight heavyweight contest in New York. Ajagba (17-1, 13 KOs) re-established himself as a contender to watch after a solid display during a largely uneventful encounter at Turning Stone Resort Casino, with all three judges scoring the 10-round clash 96-94 in favour of the Nigerian. Read More

Tyson Fury subdues Derek Chisora again, retains WBC heavyweight title

December 4, 2022 BBC 0

Tyson Fury retained his WBC world heavyweight title, brutally stopping Derek Chisora to set up a potential undisputed bout with Oleksandr Usyk. Fury, 34, maintained his unbeaten record in front of 59,769 people at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Fellow Briton Chisora, 38, was hurt repeatedly by the dominant champion and the referee waved off the one-sided contest in the 10th round. Read More

Anthony Joshua slips in latest WBA ranking

November 28, 2021 Mirror 0

Anthony Joshua has faced a drop in the WBA rankings and is now rated at No.5 after his defeat by Oleksandr Usyk. ‘AJ’ was dominated by the tricky Ukrainian during his defeat in September which led to him losing his unified world titles. He was heavily criticised in the aftermath of his lacklustre performance and is now facing a revenge mission Read More

Breaking: Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder in trilogy bout, retains WBC heavyweight title (PICTURES)

October 10, 2021 Editor 0

Tyson Fury delivered a thrilling 11th-round knockout against Deontay Wilder to retain his WBC heavyweight crown as their trilogy bout produced another classic on an electric night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Twenty months since Fury dethroned the American, the 33-year-old had to show all his resolve and resilience to extend his undefeated professional record to 32 fights Read More

CSP Yakubu congratulates new KBFN President

October 1, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Former President of Kickboxing Federation of Nigeria (KBFN), CSP Abubakar Yakubu, has congratulated Mr. Wilson Okon Godwin on his election as the new president of the body. At the National Sports Federations election held on Thursday in Abuja, Godwin, who emerged victorious to lead the board of KBFN for the next four years, until his election, was the technical director Read More

How teenage boxer died days after knockout

September 4, 2021 BBC 0

A teenage boxer has died, five days after being knocked out in a professional fight. Mexican welterweight Jeanette Zacarias Zapata, 18, was knocked down in the fourth round against Marie Pier Houle at the GVM Gala International in Montreal on Saturday. She appeared to have a seizure after being dazed by a left uppercut and a right hook and was Read More

Kickboxing is future of combat sports in Nigeria – CSP Yakubu

August 28, 2021 Admin III 0

The new-found fervour for kickboxing in Nigeria has continued to elicit unbridled enthusiasm amongst lovers of combat sports. Recently, kickboxing was given a ratified status as an Olympic sport by IOC, and stakeholders opined that this feat was not for nothing. Speaking with journalists in Lagos recently, Chairman Caretaker Committee of Kickboxing Federation of Nigeria (KBFN), CSP Abubakar Yakubu stated Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Sambawa thumbs up Nigeria’s performance, wants more investment in sport, youth unemployment

August 9, 2021 Admin III 0

Former Minister of Sports and Social development, Saidu Samaila Sambawa, believes that in Sunday Dare, the federal government has found the most capable individual, with the capacity to curb youth restiveness through sports.  Speaking from his base in the United States of America, Sambawa, praised the Oyo state-born administrator for achieving so much in just under two years and advised Read More

Joshua, Fury to fight in specially-built stadium – Hearn

May 14, 2021 Admin III 0

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash and will meet in a specially-created stadium, the promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said. Joshua and Fury’s fight will be on August 14 in Saudi Arabia and was described by Hearn as “a done deal” although it is yet to be officially confirmed by both sides. Read More