Tag: boxing

Chinedu OkaforNovember 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: The Fury/Wilder saga continues, as Wilder accuses Fury of cheating

In February, before the pandemic disrupted sporting events all over the world, we got to bear witness to one of ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 10, 2020

Turn on the fireworks! Anthony Joshua accepts the Tyson Fury challenge

From the moment televised sports became a thing, boxing has held as much excitement and anticipation as any other sports ...

Chinedu OkaforFebruary 25, 2019

For the first time in his career, Anthony Joshua could lose it all

The man who claims to have a heart that rivals 10 lions has promised to hand Anthony Joshua his first ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 6, 2018

Brace yourselves, Anthony Joshua is ready to fight either Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder

It has been a big and exciting year for the boxing world following three of the game’s biggest heavyweight names, ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 18, 2018

Playboy boxer, Mayweather hints at possible fight with undefeated UFC Featherweight champion

California-based news website, TMZ caught up with Floyd Money Mayweather and he had some interesting things to say. Asked about ...

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 22, 2018

With Anthony Joshua and Povetkin both having good records, who wins the fight today?

On September 22, 2018 (today), 28-year-old, British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua faces off against 38-year-old, Soviet boxer, Alexander Povetkin in front ...

tosin adesinaApril 4, 2018

Amosun spent millions to go ‘famz’ Anthony Joshua meanwhile Ogun state is suffering

It is like wherever Anthony Joshua goes, the sycophantic government of Ogun state is sure to follow. The culture of ...

EditorMarch 6, 2018

That Anthony Joshua is a misogynist should not really surprise you

When did you first hear of Anthony Joshua? Were you like the vast majority of Nigerians who stumbled on him ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Opinion: Mayweather proves we really are all just savage

by Nimi Princewill It hasn’t been long since a lot of us finally got our lives back—after enduring the massive ...

SponsorAugust 26, 2017

Catch the Money Fight live on DStv Premium

The greatest fight in history is here! The world boxing champion, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jnr and the World mixed martial ...

AzeezAugust 19, 2017

Why I am disappointed that Klitschko retired – Anthony Joshua

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has said he was disappointed to hear that Wladimir Klitschko was retiring from boxing. Joshua ...

AzeezJuly 3, 2017

Anthony Joshua hoping to land a rematch with Klitschko

Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua is hoping to get a rematch with Vladimir Klitschko in Las Vegas, The Sun reports. ...

Rachel OgbuJune 21, 2017

Ghanaian-British Olympic bronze medalist Joshua Buatsi set to make professional boxing debut

Ghanaian-British Olympic bronze medalist Joshua Buatsi will make his professional boxing debut this July. The 24-year-old just signed for Matchroom Boxing in ...

Rachel OgbuJune 16, 2017

Anthony Joshua could start earning more than Floyd Mayweather

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua seems to be the most humble heavyweight champion today. Since knocking out Wladimir Klitschko ...

ItunuoluwaMay 24, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode receives four time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield

Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode welcomed four time American heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield to Lagos Wednesday morning. The world heavyweight ...

AzeezMay 8, 2017

I will fight Anthony Joshua in 2018 – Fury

World heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has claimed that the Wembley Stadium has been booked for a fight between himself and ...

Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Anthony Joshua- Once a prophet without honour

Familiarity breeds contempt. We tend to despise and underrate that which is readily available to us. This is the summary ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

FG congratulates World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government has congratulated British professional boxer of Nigerian descent Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, who recently defeated ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

I could defeat Anthony Joshua with one arm behind my back – Tyson Fury

by Dolapo Adelana Former World Heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury on Monday said he could beat the current champ, Anthony Joshua with ...

AzeezApril 30, 2017

Eba and Egusi is the secret of my success – Anthony Joshua (WATCH)

Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua has credited his success to Nigerian dishes. In an interview with Nigerian journalist, Oma Akatugba, ...

AzeezApril 30, 2017

How Nigerian boxing officials rejected Anthony Joshua “because he was not good enough”

A former boxing champion, Jeremiah Okorodudu has World Champion, Anthony Joshua who defeated Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday was rejected by ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Boxing: Joshua vs Klitschko

by Simon Utsu   I’m a bigger fan of boxing than I am of football. Can’t wait for the biggest ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

FG declares Dec. 26, 27, and Jan. 2, 2017 public holidays

The Federal Government on Wednesday declared December 26, 27, 2016 and January 2, 2017 as public holidays to celebrate the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2016

Pacquiao wins WBO title

Manny Pacquiao secured victory via a unanimous decision to reclaim the WBO world welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2016

I was joking about my retirement – Tyson Fury

World Boxing Heavyweight Champion, Tyson Fury has said he was joking after he had announced his retirement earlier on Monday. ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2016

Heavyweight World Champion, Tyson Fury retires from boxing

Heavyweight World Champion, Tyson Fury has announced his retirement from boxing following series of controversies on reports of his positive ...

AzeezOctober 1, 2016

How Scottish boxer, Mike Towell died after sustaining injuries during bout

25-year-old Scottish boxer, Mike Towell has been reported dead on Saturday after sustaining serious injuries in a bout. Towell was ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight boxing rematch cancelled

Tyson Fury’s world heavyweight title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko has been cancelled for a second time. Fury’s management released a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

#RioOlympics: Boxer, Efe Ajagba crashes out in quarterfinals

Nigeria’s only boxer at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics Efe Ajagba has crashed out of the Games. The 22-year-old who was ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2016

See full schedule of Team Nigeria’s activities at Rio Olympics

A full schedule of activities Team Nigeria will be involved in has been released, just hours to the kick-off of ...

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