Sydney-based Bolum returns to the boxing ring to face Martins in six rounds – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Sydney-based Nigerian professional boxer Nestor Bolum is back in the ring. Delta State native Bolum, who retired after his last fight in November 2019, will face homeboy Luke Martin in a six-round contest on November 12 at Ravesby Workers’ Club. The fight will take place at 2B Bret Street, Ravesby, NSW 2212. Speaking to The … Read more

Boxers are assured of a first class experience at Mojisola Ogunsanya Gym Boxing Clinic | The Guardian Nigeria News

The organizers of the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Boxing Clinic have ensured boxers a world-class training experience during their three-day camp at the state-of-the-art Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Boxing Gym (MOMBG). The clinic is organized by Flykite Productions, managers of GOtv Boxing Night, for eight selected Nigerian boxers and supported by Chief Adewunmi Ogunsanya (SAN), Chairman of … Read more

Fury defends world heavyweight title against Chisora ​​- Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Tyson Fury is set to defend his world heavyweight title in an all-British trilogy fight against Derek Chisora ​​in London on December 3 after negotiations collapsed over a prospective showdown with Anthony Joshua. The clash against Chisora, whom Fury defeated in 2011 and 2014, takes place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and will be the ‘Gypsy … Read more

Pacquiao says exhibition match “my comeback in the ring” | The Guardian Nigeria News

Manny Pacquiao called an exhibition match in December against a South Korean YouTuber “my comeback to the ring” and said he wanted to show he was “still there in boxing”. The 43-year-old boxing legend retired from the sport last year to snatch his country’s presidency and is now following in the footsteps of old rival … Read more

Wilder beats Helenius in triumphant heavyweight return – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Former world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder made a spectacular triumphant return after a year-long hiatus, beating Finland’s Robert Helenius in the first round on Saturday. Wilder stopped Helenius with a powerful right-hand smack to the face after two minutes and 57 seconds, improving the American’s record to 43-2 with a draw and 42 KOs. “It … Read more

Wilder Eyes KO return against old sparring partner | The Guardian Nigeria News

Former world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will be hoping to get back to winning ways with a knockout when he takes on former sparring partner Robert Helenius on Saturday after a year’s absence from the ring. Wilder, 36, meets Helenius of Finland in his first fight since he was KO’d by WBC champion Tyson Fury … Read more

NBF invites 30 boxers to Lagos for world championship trials | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Nigerian Boxing Federation (NBF) has invited 30 boxers from across the country to a two-day test starting today at the Brai Ayenote Boxing Gym in Lagos National Stadium. According to the federation, the trials are aimed at selecting boxers to represent Nigeria at the International Boxing Association (IBA) U-18 World Youth Championship, which is … Read more

Omo-Agege Siena elected Vice President of Africa Boxing Federation | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) Vice President Azania Omo-Agege Siena, who became director of the Africa Boxing Confederation just under two months ago, has been elected Vice President of the Africa Boxing Confederation (AFBC). In a hard-fought election in Maputo, Mozambique last week, Siena received 11 out of 13 votes to win the position. General Ilunga … Read more

Bob Arum accuses Hearn of frustrating Fury vs Joshua fight | The Guardian Nigeria News

Bob Arum believes Eddie Hearn is trying to prevent a fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua against his will, reports. Negotiations between Fury and Joshua’s teams are ongoing, although things haven’t gone smoothly as the WBC heavyweight champion has constantly threatened to call off the fight if the contract isn’t signed by a … Read more

US-based promoter gives ‘TP Rock’ tips on ruling the boxing world | The Guardian Nigeria News

Professional boxing promoter and manager in the United States Nelson Aiyelabowo has expressed optimism about the chances that one of his light heavyweight boxers, Tope Tajudeen Musa, aka “TP Rock,” will dominate the boxing world with his killer recent form. The Abuja-born boxer, who had five KO wins in his six bouts before joining the … Read more