One of the sport in which Nigerians have really excelled in is Boxing.Some great boxers have emerged from Nigeria like Nojim Mayegun, Bash Ali, Samuel Peters etc over the years.Another boxer who is making Nigeria proud in boxing is Chukwuyekwu Ralph Igbokwe.Chukwuyekwu Ralph Igbokwe is a fast rising Nigeria boxer.
Before the likes of Samuel Peters and Anthony Joshua, there was Ike Ibeabuchi, who took the heavyweight boxing world by storm during the mid-1990s.Popularly called "The President" Ibeabuchi got inspired into boxing after watching the way Buster Douglas defeated Mike Tyson in 1990.He was later to emigrate with his mum to the United States of America in 1993 where turned professional.
Former Nigerian WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter, better known by his ring name " the Nigerian Nightmare"was once a major force in international boxing.His performances gave Nigerians all around the world a reason to be proud of their African heritage.However, he soon began to lose big fights before finally being humiliated by Wladimar Klitschko.
He is tall, fat and packs deadly punches.He currently holds the title of World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion.His name is Tyson Fury, the one who likes to call himself the 'Gypsy King'.He stunned the world in February 2020 when he, against all odds, not only beat the wildly dangerous Deontay Wilder, but knocked him out before a home crowd in faraway Las Vegas, thus cementing his name amongst the greats.
It is no longer a secret that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are going head to head soon and Tyson Fury has been stepping up preparations against Joshua as he has seeked advice from the only man to have beaten Anthony Joshua.The Gypsy King and Anthony Joshua agreed a two fight deal months ago and although there have not really been any date confirmation regarding the fight, both boxers have been preparing to fight eachother.
The Unification Professional Boxing Match which is set to be contested between the two British world-class champions, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua is one of the anticipated biggest fight that is going to happen in the history of boxing.Though, the two sides have agreed to fight each other this year, the exact date and venue have not been chosen and it has reported by the concerned authorities that the schedule will be communicated to the media when chosen.
There has been a lot of talk about the "fight of the century" as the much anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson fury is fondly called.After Joshua's defeat of the Bulgarian "Cobra" Kubrat Pulev via a 9th round knockout on 12th December, 2020 at the SSE Arena in London, Tyson Fury was quick to demand a fight with Anthony Joshua.
I Will Smash Your Face Into Two & You Can't Do Anything - Tyson Fury Sends Warning To Anthony Joshua
British professional boxer, Tyson Luke Fury, 32 years old who is set to have his next fight with Nigerian champion Anthony Joshua has taken to his social media pages to call out and send warnings to Anthony Joshua ahead of their fight.Tyson Luke Fury on his Instagram story shared a video calling out many fighters and in the end he called out Anthony Joshua promising to smash his face into two in their upcoming fight very soon.
I'm sure a lot of people have probably heard of Brazilian football legend, Pele and if you have not, allow me to do a quick introduction.His full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimentos, and he was a former professional footballer who played as a forward and an attacking midfielder.
Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC)Fighter and Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman have begun to fall in love with the African Giant song Burna boy as he leaked a snippet of his yet to be released song.The UFC fighter surfaced on Instagram as he begins to sing the African Giant unreleased song which gained reactions that made most fans thinking why the fighter will do such a thing to Burna Boy, other fans describe is act as a betrayal.
For as many of you that lived through the 80's and 90's you will for sure know who Michael Tyson is, and the short form of his name is Mike Tyson.He was and has been an American former professional boxer who fought his life through boxing, from 1985 to 2005.
Tyson Fury has bragged that he will knock Nigerian-American boxer, Anthony Joshua, out in two rounds, he said that if he didn’t knock him out in two rounds to prove that he’s the best, he will personally quit the fight.Recall that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury has agreed to meet for the undisputed World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC), International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Organization (WBO), heavyweight championship of the world.
Wonders Shall Never End, Tyson Fury is so confident in himself.He stated that he would quit boxing from his corner if his fight against Anthony Joshua exceeds three rounds.He stated this while he was at his Las Vegas hotel.He is so overconfident that the fight would not reach 4th round with Anthony Joshua.
The most anticipated "fight of the century" between Anthony Joshua (AJ) and Tyson Fury (The Gypsy King) might not be holding soon.Despite serious speculations about the fight to hold between June and August, there is reason to believe that Tyson Fury might fight Wilder instead.
Tyson Fury Preparation for the unification bout between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua is in top gear as the camp of the former is making sure he trains hard for the fight.The need for Tyson to lose some weight seems to appeal to coach Hill for flexibility in the ring during the heavyweight clash.
Mike Tyson has confirmed his readiness to hit the boxing rings again, this time against former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewin.The 54-year-old told TMZ during an interview that the fight will be staged at a yet to be known venue in September.Tyson stepped out of retirement last year and he faced Roy Jones Jr in an eight-round exhibition bout which ended in a stalemate.
Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Iron Mike Tyson plans to get back to the ring in September this year.The 54 years old is seeking to revenge the defeat he suffered in the hands of Lennox Lewis in 2002.He was knocked out in the eight round of the 12 rounds fight that signaled the beginning of the end for Mike Tyson who was nicknamed the ''Baddest Man on Planet Earth.''
Triller Fight Club has filed a Lawsuit in U.S District Court in the Central District of California against 12 websites and 100 individuals, according to Yahoo.com Triller Fight Club cited infringement upon their copyrights as those websites and individuals allegedly stole the signal for the UFC fight between Jake Paul ( YouTube) vs Ben Askren ( former MMA fighter ) pay per view and sold at a cheaper rate.
Meet Etibar Elchyev also known as the real life magnetic man, who holds the Guinness World Record of the most spoons attached to a body one at a time.The 39-year-old Georgian man flabbergasted everyone by balancing more than 50 metal spoons and a car hood to his chest which is unbelievable.
The boxing fight between Floyd Mayweather and Paul Logan is now confirmed for June 6 and scheduled for the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, USA.The bout was previously slated for February this year.It will be the second time that Mayweather will be coming out of retirement to box after his first retirement in 2015.