How GOtv Boxing Night Opened My Eyes to New Things


Rising super featherweight boxer and Microbiology graduate, Sikiru “Omo Iya Eleja” Shogbesan, has credited GOtv Boxing Night with opening his eyes to a new career path.

Shogbesan, who is due to fight Yusuf Ayinla at GOtv Boxing Night 22 on 1 January, recently completed his national youth service programme after bagging a Higher National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Microbiology from the Yaba College of Technology.

Speaking in an interview in Lagos on Tuesday, Shogbesan, who previously bagged an Ordinary National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Science Laboratory Technology from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Abeokuta, said his involvement in boxing through GOtv Boxing Night has made him to start considering studying human kinetics (a discipline focused on the study of human movement) in the future.

Shogbesan, who was discovered at an edition of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search and is about having his fourth professional fight at GOtv Boxing Night, said the initiative has motivated…

Source: Complete Sports