The Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) has issued a statement explaining their non-participation at the African Olympics qualifying tournament in Dakar, Senegal.
Kenya’s Nick “Commander” Okoth will be returning to the Olympics after 12 year-hiatus.
Undefeated Polish star and Brooklyn native Adam Kownacki will headline in his hometown on Saturday, March 7 when he takes on Robert Helenius in a WBA Heavyweight Title eliminator as the FOX PBC Fight Night main event and on FOX Deportes from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.
World Boxing Federation (WBC Africa) heavyweight boxing champion Shafik Kiwanuka returns to the ring against Egyptian Abdallah Sammy on May 29.
Undefeated rising super lightweight prospect Keith “The Bounty” Hunter and talented Sanjarbek “War” Rakhmanov both made weight a day before their anticipated rematch and ShoBox: The New Generation 10-round main event on Friday, February 28 live on SHOWTIME (10:45 p.m. ET/PT) from Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas.
WBA/IBF super lightweight world champion Josh Taylor will make his long-awaited return to The SSE Hydro in Glasgow to face unbeaten Thai contender Apinun Khongsong on Saturday, May 2.