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Israel Adesanya retains title with decisive performance against Marvin Vettori

Israel Adesanya has retained his middleweight championship title after defeating rival Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 on Saturday June 12.   In their first meeting three years ago, Adesanya defeated Vettori by split decision. His opponent however insisted that he won the 2018 fight and never stopped calling for a rematch.     In the rematch, the result was […]

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to fight in a ‘specially-built stadium in Saudi Arabia’

The mouthwatering heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will take place in a purpose-built stadium in Saudi Arabia, according to Eddie Hearn.   This comes days after the boxing promoter confirmed the fight will take place in Saudi Arabia on August 14.   Hearn has shared more updates on the upcoming fight, revealing that plans are in […]

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Asekun Kehinde Sakiru. Asekun was nabbed by NDLEA operatives at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers. Spokesman of the of the anti-narcotics agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Wednesday, May 12, stated that Sakiru is a ”notorious drug baron,” who has been on the wanted list of the agency since the arrest of some traffickers and drug seizures linked to him. Babafemi said the long arm of the law caught up with the suspect at about 9.40pm on Friday 7th May, 2021 while trying to board a Virgin Atlantic airline flight to London, United Kingdom at the Lagos airport. NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport At the point of his arrest, Asekun was caught with a kilogramme of cocaine concealed in five pairs of palm slippers packed inside his suitcase. He has been on the wanted list of the MMIA Command of the Agency in connection to a case involving one Azeez Adeniyi Ibrahim who was arrested with 6.45kg of cocaine in December, 2020. During preliminary investigation, it was gathered that the London based suspect was at different times between 2004 and 2014 the vice chairman of Lagos Island East LCDA. He had also contested and lost elections for House of Representatives in 2007 and Lagos State House of Assembly in 2015. Although, he claims to be an international businessman who deals in automobiles, investigation is yet to confirm that to be the source of his acquired wealth. In the course of tracking him, the sum of N131million was seized from his account and another N14 million also blocked in the account of one of his traffickers, Azeez Adeniyi Ibrahim, bringing the total sum so far recovered from him to N145 million. While commending the officers and men of the MMIA Command of the Agency for resilience and dedication to duty, Chairman of NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) said with the support of all stakeholders, the problem of drug trafficking and abuse in Nigeria will be drastically reduced very soon. “This arrest is yet another message and red alert to those still in this criminal trade whether as barons or traffickers that they will soon enter the dragnet of the Agency, daily being spread across the country, if they fail to back out especially now that we are moving all out for the barons and the big cartels while we continue to reign in the traffickers, Gen. Marwa stated. NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport

WBC, Lineal and Ring Magazine Heavyweight boxing champion, Tyson Fury was pictured allowing some female fans to rub oil on his body during a break at the Fountain Blue Resort, Miami, as he enjoyed some time in the sun ahead of his summer heavyweight clash against Anthony Joshua   The Manchester born fighter has been […]

Cute photo of Kamaru Usman and his daughter posing with his belt following his recent win against Jorge Masvidal.

Nigerian-born martial arts champion, Kamaru Usman retained his UFC welterweight title after defeating Jorge Masvidal in their rematch over the weekend. To celebrate the win, the Nigerian nightmare, 33, took a photo with his daughter Samirah Usman. The pair were pictured posing together with his belt.

Nigerian UFC star, Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal come face to face ahead of their highly-anticipated rematch on Saturday (photos)

‘I do my math on everybody,’ the American said on Thursday, April 22. ‘Being in there for 25 minutes it makes me know that my math is a lot more sharper.   ‘One thing is thinking in your head and one thing is feeling the strength level, the endurance, his rhythm, how he moves, how he […]

Tyson Fury’s loses serious weight ahead of Anthony Joshua fight (photo)

Tyson Fury looks to be in unbelievable shape for his world heavyweight title unification fight against Anthony Joshua this year. The WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion has not fought since his victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020.   Six weeks ago, Fury showed off an obese figure as he went for an ice-cold […]

Nigerian MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya surprises his dad with a Bentley after he saw him admiring the car on his phone (video)

Nigerian-born New Zealand MMA fighter,  Israel Adesanya, has surprised his dad Oluwafemi Adesanya with a brand new Bentley after he saw him admiring the car on his phone.     On surprising his dad with the car, Israel wrote in a post: “When you help me garden, you deserve all the flowers” This comes weeks after he […]

Boxing legends, Mike Tyson, 54, and Evander Holyfield, 58, ‘in talks over a £200m trilogy fight in Dubai’

American boxing legends, Mike Tyson, 54, and Evander Holyfield, 58, are reportedly in talks over a £200million trilogy fight in Dubai.   This comes after Tyson made his long-awaited return to the ring in November to fight former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr, 52, in an exhibition clash.   Following the success of Tyson’s […]

“I want to take Tyson Fury’s head off his shoulders” – Anthony Joshua

World Heavyweight Boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has stoked fires of rivalry with Tyson Fury, for the first time after beating Kubrat Pulev early December. According to Joshua, he wants to ‘take Fury’s head off his shoulders’ and settle a score over an old Rolex promised to him by Fury after their famous 2010 spar . […]

Anthony Joshua knocks out Kubrat Pulev to edge closer to dream fight against Tyson Fury

    Anthony Joshua floors Kubrat Pulev three times in a spiteful and vicious performance that would have grabbed Tyson Fury’s attention; Anthony Joshua brutally knocked Kubrat Pulev out in the ninth round of their world heavyweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday night. Joshua floored Pulev heavily on three occasions, twice […]

Racism: Anthony Joshua Reveals Why He Will NOT Take The Knee Ahead Of Fight With Kubrat Pulev

Anthony Joshua (AJ) has confirmed that he will not take the knee ahead of his world title defence against IBF challenger, Kubrat Pulev. AJ has been enjoying his holidays since he regained his title from Andy Ruiz Jr. However, later in the day, he will face Kubrat Pulev in London. Taking the knee prior to […]

Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev nearly come to blows as both fighters exchange words before heavyweight title fight (videos)

Boxing Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua and his challenger Kubrat Pulev nearly came to blows on Friday, December 11, 2020 as they weighed in, ahead of Saturday’s world title fight. Pulev, 39, goaded Joshua as the unified world heavyweight champion took to the scales, drawing an animated reaction.   Pulev and Joshua stood face to face […]

Boxing legend, Mike Tyson shows off his ripped body ahead of comeback fight with Roy Jones Jr (photos)

American boxing legend, Mike Tyson has shown off his impressive physique ahead of his comeback fight with Roy Jones Jr on November 28.     The 54-year-old took to Instagram to share a series of new photos, revealing the results of his rigorous training regime just 11 days before the highly-anticipated exhibition fight that is […]