Nigerian Boxer Emerges Champion, Wins N3m — Leadership Newspaper


It was a memorable weekend for boxing fans in Nigeria as Rilwan ‘Real One’ Oladosu picked up a prize of N3 million alongside the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial trophy after emerging the best boxer at the 17th edition of the GOtv Boxing Night.

The event, a confluence of boxing and music held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, recorded the largest crowd since its inception and saw the West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Oladosu, claiming the bragging rights with his display of showmanship, dazzling teasing, tolling and an eventual rampage that left his opponent, Mubarak ‘Morgan’ Hamzat, reeling to the grounds and never to get up in a ten seconds count to ensure a flawless first round Knockout (KO) victory in the National Lightweight Challenge bout, sending the fans into frenetic ecstasy. Oladosu, was voted as best boxer by journalists at the event ahead of the similarly impressive 18 year old Opeyemi ‘Sense’ Adeyemi and US-based Nigerian,…

Source: Leadership Newspaper