Unbeaten Joshua Wahab dominated Tanzania’s Muksini Swalehe, delivering a fifth-round TKO to capture the WBO Africa Super Featherweight title Sunday night at Nu Rock Event Centre & Hotel in Lagos Nigeria.
Ramla Ali made history by the time she stepped through the ropes to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
Kenya’s battle-hardened heavyweight Elly Ajowi and Uganda’s polished welter Shadir Bwogi have made it to the second round without throwing a punch, courtesy of byes following Thursday’s draws in Tokyo.
The 2015 Africa Boxing Championships lightweight gold medalist Nick Okoth was the first Kenyan boxer to bow out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after losing his featherweight bout (57kg) to Erdenebatyn Tsendbaatar of Mongolia in Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday.
Keyshawn Davis reminded the boxing world of why he has been tabbed as the best shot at bringing home Gold for the U.S. Olympic boxing team.
Joe Joyce rumbled on as he stopped Carlos Takam in the sixth round at the SSE Arena, Wembley, using his strength and endurance to see off the 40-year-old Cameroonian. The ending was controversial, because Takam, while rocked, did not seem badly hurt and clearly wanted to go on. Whether he could have lasted the round,…