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2 Nollywood Stars Who Worked As Professional Boxers Before They Became Successful

These two Nollywood Actors are Professional Boxers but they decided to quit their boxing Career to pursue a Career in the Movie Industry and today they are widely known in the Country.

01: Ibrahim Yekini

This talented Nollywood Actor, Director and Television Personality did several menial jobs before he became Famous in the Entertainment Industry. According to reliable source, Ibrahim Yekini revealed that his uncle named 'Es Murphy' trained him for two years and after that he worked as a Professional boxer for seven years, but the money he earned as a boxer was not enough for him, so he decided to quit his Boxing Career to pursue a Career in the Nollywood Movie Industry.

02: John Ikechukwu Okafor

This great Actor and Comedian did a variety of menial jobs, including hairstyling, photographing and many others before he became Famous in the Movie Industry. According to Premium Times, Mr Ibu revealed that he was doing great as a professional Boxer before he left the boxing industry. It was reported that he almost lost an eye when he went for a Championship in Delta State and that was the reason he decided to quit his Boxing Career to pursue a Career in Nollywood.

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