Tag: Boxing

Ruiz Ends The Undefeated Status of Anthony Joshua As Heavyweight Champion

Henry Solomon- June 2, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. stopped British title-holder Anthony Joshua in the seventh round of their fight in New York on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American ... Read More

Anthony Joshua KOs Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 22, 2018

Anthony Joshua clinically stopped Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles and reaffirm his status as the world's ... Read More

#JoshuaTakam: Abike Dabiri-Erewa Speaks on Anthony Joshua for Defending His Belt

Tanimu- October 31, 2017

AbdulRahman Balogun, Abuja: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has congratulated the Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua ... Read More

FG Congratulates Anthony Joshua, Newly-Crowned World Heavyweight Champion

Tanimu- May 2, 2017

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Federal Government has congratulated British professional boxer of Nigerian descent Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, who recently defeated Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko to become ... Read More

Gov. Shettima Spends Boxing Day In Chibok With 21 Freed #SchoolGirls

Tanimu- December 27, 2016

Isa Gusau, Abuja: Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima spent the whole of Monday, being Boxing Day, in Chibok town, where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted ... Read More

Nigerian Soldier Excels In Boxing, Wins International Boxing Tournament

Tanimu- December 27, 2016

SK Usman, Abuja: A soldier of the Nigerian Army, Private Lawal Riliwan of Nigerian Army Sports Camp, has emerged overall Champion at the just concluded ... Read More

AU hails Muhammad Ali as a true Pan Africanist

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 7, 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 6 June 2016: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has hailed the African-American boxing legend, ... Read More

Mayweather Stripped of Title He Won in Pacquiao Fight

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 7, 2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with ... Read More