‘Watch Out For Me’,  Showmax Tells Fans

first_img“I came into the sport at a very young age and I have been learning. There is also a wide scope of improvement for me because I am still young. I am being trained by the best coaches available, so I am on the right path,” he said.  GOtv Boxing Night 19, a nine-bout show, will be headlined by feature the international welterweight challenge between reigning West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, Rilwan “Babyface” Babatunde of Nigeria and Eden Biki of Ghana.Also lined up is a string of explosive match-ups featuring big-name ring artists. These include national lightweight challenge bouts between reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph and Tope “Berinja” Agboola; as Hammed “Ese Hammed” Ganiyu against current West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu.Former ABU featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman will go head-to-head with Taiwo “Esepo” Agbaje; while Kazeem “The Light” Oliwo will face Tope “TP Rock” Musa.The light welterweight category also promises a cracking duel between Adeyemi “Spirit” Adekanla and Isaac “I Star” ChukwudiAlso on the card are two female bouts, which will see Rodiat Ibrahim take on  Rodiat Yusuf, while Adedeji Abiodun swaps punches with Cynthia Ogunsemilore.The best boxer at the event will go home with a cash prize of N1 million alongside the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.GOtv Boxing Night 19 will be beamed live on Africa’s biggest sport channel, SuperSport, in 47 African countries.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Waheed “Showmax” Shogbamu has declared that he is ready to be the next big thing in Nigerian boxing.The fast-growing light  welterweight fighter and product of GOtv Boxing Next-gen Search, is billed to face Akeem “Sugar Boy” Olaiwola in a national challenge bout at GOtv Boxing Night 19 on 21 July at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.Speaking in an interview during the week, Shogbamu, who has built a fearsome reputation in such a short time, said he aims to dominate the light welterweight division in the country, Africa and the world.last_img read more

WMS tennis team loses to Goddard Ike; eighth grade volleyball team beats Mulvane

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington Middle School sports results that we have at this time. If your team is not listed below, get on your coach or send us a score. Our e-mail address is sumnernewscow@gmail.com.••••Wellington Middle School girls tennis loses to Goddard EisenhowerThe Wellington Middle School Girls Tennis Team began their season yesterday with a home match against Goddard Eisenhower.  Despite a good effort, the Lady Knights came up short by a score of 14 to 9.  Winners are as follows:Singles:  Mekenna Adams, Avery Rusk, Abby Lowe, Hattie Staley, KayCee Pennington and Annika DeJarnettDoubles:  Adams/Rusk, Lowe/Saffell and Rowley/McCarty.•••••Wellington eighth grade A team wins volleyball matchWellington 8A  over Mulvane  25-14, 19-25, 15-7Wellington 8B loses to Mulvane 8-25, 23-25The 8th grade A team won at home to open the season.Set one saw the Wellington girls take control of the game early with Jenna Rausch earning 11 straight serving points.“At the net, we had Gracie Fink and Shayland French with some great kills,” said Lyndsie Oathout, Wellington head eighth grade coach. “The ladies played very well together and easily took the win in the first set, 25-14.”Set two was a battle for the Lady Knights as Wellington struggled with serve receive and defensive digs.“Zairen Warnock had a run of seven straight serving points which kept us in the game,” Oathout said. “Keelie Cunningham and Kyla Hawks had some amazing offensive plays as well, but our serve receive/defensive errors allowed Mulvane to claim the win, 25-19.The Lady Knights came out in set three with determination and easily took control of the tie-breaker game with a final score of 15-7 for the overall victory.Although 8th grade B team did not come out with a win, Oathout said she definitely felt like the team played very well and was able to set plays up and be more aggressive offensively than Mulvane was.“We just struggled in serve receive which easily gave Mulvane the lead, and ultimately the victory,” she said. “Valerie Ast was a huge asset in defensive play, Andi Dry had some great plays at the net, and Braedon Norris and Jaden Michaelis gave the other team fits with their serves.“Overall, both A & B teams have some areas to improve on in practice this next week, but we look forward to traveling to Clearwater next Thursday, September 12.”last_img read more