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GOtv Boxing Night 7: Joe Boy Wins National Lightweight Title, N1m

first_imgOto “Joe Boy ” Joseph, on Sunday night became the national lightweight boxing champion after defeating Nurudeen Fatai at GOtv Boxing Night 7, held at the National Stadium, Lagos.‎The bout lived up to its billing, with both boxers giving their best.Joe Boy, who once defeated Fatai by a knockout, seemed he was minded to repeat the trick. Fatai, however, stood firm. He had to endure a lot of punishment from his nimbler and clearly better opponent right up till the end of the 12-round contest. Joe Boy was announced winner by unanimous decision and was adjudged best boxer of the night, winning N1million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy-for the second time.‎In other fights, Idowu Okusote defeated Chibuzor Vincent by a first round knockout out in their cruiserweight bout, while Rilwan Babatunde defeated Osamudiamen Goodluck in their lightweight duel.Another winner on the night was Chukuwebuka Ezewudo, who defeated Ganiyu Kolawole in a middle weight duel.The heavyweight category delivered the only drawn bout at the event, with neither Ebenezer Okoli nor Abiodun Afinnih able to swing things to his advantage.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img

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