Posts Tagged ‘Boxing’

Anthony Joshua To Present His Championship Belts To Major General Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 12, 2019
World boxing heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will soon present his belts to Major General Buhari, an aide disclosed on Wednesday in Abuja. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, made the disclosure while briefing State House correspondents on behalf of the Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare. […]

I’ll Die To Remain World Boxing Champion – Andy Ruiz Jr

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 7, 2019
Anthony Joshua put on what he calls ‘my super-hero cape’ when he went to Saudi Arabia this week to cast himself as a catalyst for change in a land which his promoter Eddie Hearn is being criticized for choosing as the venue for his next fight. He will put it on again when he returns […]

BREAKING| Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch on Dec 14

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 4, 2019
Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch confirmed. Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he will not contest his rematch with Anthony Joshua in the UK. Ruiz stunned Joshua in New York on 1 Juneand is contractually obliged to face the Briton in a repeat bout. Cardiff’s Principality Stadium was the “frontrunner” to […]

BREAKING| .@anthonyfjoshua knocked out by Andy Ruiz In Heavyweight Boxing

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 2, 2019
British boxer, Anthony Joshua, suffered a historic defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in what has been described as the “biggest shock” in British boxing history at Madison Square Garden, New York on Saturday night. The 29-year-old boxing champion was dethroned after being dropped a staggering four times and being pulled out by the referee Mike […]

Only 2 Boxers to Represent Nigeria at Rio Olympic Games

by Breaking Timeson April 2, 2016
A former national boxing head coach, Isaac Ikhuo­ria, yesterday expressed sadness that only two boxers qualified to represent Nigeria at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Out of the 10 boxers (seven men and three women) that participated in the qualifying bouts at Yaoundé, Cameroon, only two boxers qualified to rep­resent Nigeria in Rio, […]

FLASH| Ola Afolabi quits boxing

by Breaking Timeson March 17, 2016
Former world champion Ola Afolabi (22-5-4, 11 KOs) has decided to quit the rings on his 36th birthday anniversary. ‘The Traveling Warrior’, who has shared the ring with almost every world class fighter in the cruiser and heavyweight divisions over the last 10 years, made the announcement on his facebook page. 36-year-old Afolabi lost his […]