Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Anthony Joshua Scheduled To Meet With Nigerian Boxing Board In London

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It has been revealed that Dr Rafiu Ladipo, the president of the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control, will be leading a delegation to London to meet with the world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua which is the first of such meetings since the British-Nigerian won the IBF and WBA unified bout against Vladmir Klitschko about two months ago.The delegation, which will also watch the July 8 WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight bout between Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo and British boxer, Gary Corcoran and will be departing Nigeria on July 6. Confirming the trip in a sports interview, the NBB of C President said, “Our trip to London is of dual purpose; like using one stone to kill two birds; we will be meeting with the world champion first to discuss his impending visit to Nigeria and also attend the Ekundayo fight. Indeed, we would want to see Joshua by the ring side when Ekundayo will be fighting in order to motivate him”
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