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Boxing Federation Applauds Sports Minister For Level Playing Ground

Joel Ajayi  A day to the much awaited 2021 sports Federation elections, the Nigeria Boxing Federation has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports development, Sunday Dare, for the provision of a level playing ground for all participants in the

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World Heavyweight: Controversies Over Anthony Joshua Fury Fight

The lucrative bout and much-awaited fight between all-British unification showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua were during the week heralded with issues as Deontay Wilder’s won a successful legal case to enforce the third meeting with Fury. Tyson Fury

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Bash Ali Spits Fire, Calls For Minister’s Sack

kadiri halima Nigeria’s controversial vintage boxing champion Bash Ali is again on the turf but a different type this time as he has put aside his punching skills to trade words with the incumbent Minister of Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare

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Boxing: Joshua, Fury Approve Offer For World Title Fight

Joel Ajayi Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have “approved” the site offer for their undisputed world heavyweight title fight this summer. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, “Both sides have approved the site offer that they want to go with, and now

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Boxing: Ahead Of £200m Showdown With Fury, AJ, Mayweather’s Relationship Flourish

Ahead Of the £200m Mega Anthony Joshua Bout against Tyson Fury, the boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has revealed he will team up with Nigerian-born British boxer Joshua to offer some assistants. Joshua and Mayweather’s relationship thrived in recent years that

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Ladipo Commends Ibadan Boxing Promoter

By Taofeek Lawal, Abuja  The President Nigeria Boxing Board of Control (NBBofC) Dr Rafiu Ladipo has expressed his happiness over the passion and determination exhibited by an Ibadan-based businessman, Ayo Olaniyi, to develop boxing. Ladipo, who presented the NBBofC certificate

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Boxing: Ekundayo Targets Commonwealth Bout

Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo is hoping to be in contention to fight in the Commonwealth category in 2017 after defeating Arvydas Trizno at Tolworth Recreation Centre Surbiton, United Kingdom . Ekundayo recorded his 12th straight win of his career, edging the

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Anthony Crolla to face Jorge Linares at Manchester Arena

Britain’s Anthony Crolla will fight Jorge Linares in a lightweight world title unification bout at the Manchester Arena on 24 September. In the first defence of his WBA title in Manchester last month, Crolla stopped previously unbeaten Venezuelan Ismael Barroso

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Muhammad Ali funeral: Tens of thousands to say farewell in Louisville

Tens of thousands of people are set to say a final farewell to boxing legend Muhammad Ali in his home city of Louisville in Kentucky. The heavyweight champion and rights activist died last Friday aged 74. A procession will take

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UFC: Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz set for August

Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz will take place at UFC 202 in Las Vegas on 20 August. Diaz beat McGregor in their first bout in March, inflicting the 27-year-old Irishman’s first defeat since 2010. Plans for a rematch

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