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no responses. April 15, 2019 Elizabeth David

Smollett ‘Attacker’ Wins Chicago Boxing Competition


Smollett ‘Attacker’ Wins Chicago Boxing Competition

One of the Nigerian brothers that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett allegedly paid to fake a racist homophobic attack on him has won the Chicago Golden Gloves […]

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no responses. December 12, 2018 debby eselebor

National Sports Festival: Kano Sweeps Medals In Dambe Boxing


National Sports Festival: Kano Sweeps Medals In Dambe Boxing

Kano State have improved its fortunes on the medals table at the ongoing National Sports Festival by dominating the proceedings in the Dambe Traditional Boxing event. […]

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no responses. December 2, 2018 debby eselebor

Wilder v Fury Ends In Stunning Draw


Wilder v Fury Ends In Stunning Draw

Tyson Fury’s shot at completing a remarkable return to the top of world boxing saw him survive two knockdowns to share an enthralling draw with WBC […]

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no responses. November 30, 2018 Olamide Omowumi

Wilder Vs Fury: Who Wins As Boxing Greats Split Over Bout


Wilder Vs Fury: Who Wins As Boxing Greats Split Over Bout

Two-time world heavyweight champion George Foreman believes Deontay Wilder will overcome Tyson Fury in a bout which has divided some of boxing’s biggest names. Wilder, 33, […]

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no responses. July 17, 2018 debby eselebor

Joshua To Defend World Titles Against Povetkin


Joshua To Defend World Titles Against Povetkin

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley on September 22, Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn […]

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no responses. July 5, 2018 debby eselebor

Anthony Joshua’s Next Two Fights At Wembley Stadium


Anthony Joshua’s Next Two Fights At Wembley Stadium

Anthony Joshua‘s next two fights will take place at Wembley Stadium. The unified heavyweight world champion will return to the iconic London venue on September 22 […]

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no responses. May 3, 2018 debby eselebor

Rio Ferdinand Refused Boxing Licence


Rio Ferdinand Refused Boxing Licence

Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand says he is “disappointed” after being refused a professional boxing licence. The 39-year-old, who retired from football in […]

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no responses. September 19, 2017 debby eselebor

Rio Ferdinand To Launch Pro Boxing Career


Rio Ferdinand To Launch Pro Boxing Career

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football. The 38-year-old’s move into the ring is being […]

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no responses. September 6, 2017 debby eselebor

Anthony Joshua To Defend Heavyweight Titles Next Month


Anthony Joshua To Defend Heavyweight Titles Next Month

British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua has confirmed he will defend his IBF, WBA and IBO belts in a heavyweight title fight against Heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev. This […]

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no responses. August 3, 2017 debby eselebor

Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing


Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing

Ukrainian boxing legend, Wladimir Klitschko has announced his shocking retirement after a 21-year career in the boxing ring after winning 64 of his 69 fights. The […]

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no responses. June 15, 2017 debby eselebor

Anthony Joshua To Visit Nigeria In August


Anthony Joshua To Visit Nigeria In August

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will be in Nigeria for a three-day tour in August. Born to Nigerian parents, Joshua has a strong connection to the […]

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no responses. June 15, 2017 debby eselebor

Mayweather To Fight McGregor


Mayweather To Fight McGregor

Former multi-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather has announced he will fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26. The high-profile duo […]

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no responses. June 6, 2017 debby eselebor

Joshua vs Klitschko Rematch: Cardiff, Nigeria, America, Dubai All Possible Venue


Joshua vs Klitschko Rematch: Cardiff, Nigeria, America, Dubai All Possible Venue

Anthony Joshua is set to face Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch of their Wembley blockbuster, his promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed. Joshua secured the biggest victory […]

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one response. June 3, 2017 Makcit Rindap

Floyd Mayweather To Box Hon. Yakubu Dogara In Abuja


Floyd Mayweather To Box Hon. Yakubu Dogara In Abuja

The world boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather, will be in Nigeria between the 12th and 14th of June for scheduled boxing match with the Speaker House of […]

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no responses. May 24, 2017 debby eselebor

Former World Boxing Champion Holyfield Visits Ambode, Pledges Facilities


Former World Boxing Champion Holyfield Visits Ambode, Pledges Facilities

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield says his foundation will donate health facilities worth three million Dollars to Lagos State. Holyfield who made this known […]

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no responses. May 19, 2017 debby eselebor

National Boxing Team Departs For Congo May 25


National Boxing Team Departs For Congo May 25

Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) Coach Tony Konyegwachie has said that the country’s boxers to the African Boxing Championship will leave for the event on May 25. […]

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no responses. May 11, 2017 debby eselebor

Anthony Joshua Receives Surprise Visit From Drug Testers


Anthony Joshua Receives Surprise Visit From Drug Testers

Only 12 days after Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley to retain his IBF title and claim the vacant WBA and IBO belts, he received […]

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no responses. May 4, 2017 debby eselebor

Joshua To Drop IBF Title For Klitschko Rematch


Joshua To Drop IBF Title For Klitschko Rematch

Anthony Joshua could be stripped of one of his newly-won belts before his next fight because of a rematch clause with Wladimir Klitschko, but the world […]

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no responses. April 28, 2017 debby eselebor

Joshua Confident After Weight-In


Joshua Confident After Weight-In

The weigh in for the world heavyweight championship super fight at Wembley Stadium has produced a sensation of its own. Anthony Joshua hit the scales heavier […]

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no responses. April 26, 2017 debby eselebor

‘Joshua Can End Klitschko’s Career At Wembley’ -Vitali


‘Joshua Can End Klitschko’s Career At Wembley’ -Vitali

Wladimir Klitschko’s career will be over if he loses to Anthony Joshua, warns big brother Vitali. Vitali claims Wladimir will have to quit if he is […]

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