Tag: 上海夜网IM

Boxers Talk Tough on Boxing Day Showdown

first_imgThe West African light welterweight title bout coming up at the event has its own history, albeit a short one, of grudge. Ghana’s Raphael “Iron King” Kwabena is seeking to unseat Nigeria’s Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi. His conqueror won via a split decision at GOtv Boxing Night 9. “Fijabi will be on the canvas within a short time,’’ said Kwabena, whose claim was dismissed by the Nigerian as impotent. “He will go back to Ghana wailing. This is a title fight, not a challenge contest and it will be treated as such,’’ he said.Dare “Fighting Machine” Oyewole, who is paired with Waidi “Skoro” Usman, the man to whom he lost his national title, will seek redemption. The two boxers have also been exchanging words, with Oyewole saying the coming challenge duel would provide the platform to reclaim the title.Another boxer spitting fire is fast rising light welterweight boxer, Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, who boasted that his opponent was already defeated before the fight.In the biggest fight of the night, Nigeria’s Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo will confront Meshack Mwankemwa of Tanzania for the African Boxing Union welterweight title. Smartboy had earlier boasted that Edo Boy will see hell and that thecrowd at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will chant his name when he begins with the Nigerian. GOtv Boxing Night 10Ahead of GOtv Boxing Night 10, holding on December 26, boxers billed to fight at the event have started talking tough. The event, slated for the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will feature seven bouts.center_img Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Start reading Boxers Talk Tough on Boxing Day Showdown

Atletico emerge as leaders to land Lacazette – blow for Arsenal and Liverpool?

first_img Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring for Lyon 1 Atletico Madrid have prioritised the signing of France international Alexandre Lacazette, amid interest from Liverpool and Arsenal.With suggestions Antoine Griezmann is heading to Manchester United, Atletico are keen to line up a potential replacement and have identified Lacazette as the ideal target.The 25-year-old is valued at £50m and is also attracting the interest of both Liverpool and Arsenal.However, according to L’Equipe, Atletico are now considered to be in the driving seat to sign the Lyon forward in the summer.While there remains no agreement in place though, Lacazette is likely to continue to cause a stir around Europe, having scored 31 goals in 40 games for the Ligue 1 giants this season.Arsenal’s interest stretches back to last summer but they were unable to reach a deal with Lyon.Liverpool are also keeping tabs but will face stiff competition if they are to land the highly-rated striker.last_img read more

Start reading Atletico emerge as leaders to land Lacazette – blow for Arsenal and Liverpool?