Skoro seeks redemption at GOtv Boxing Night

first_imgRelatedPosts Flykite announces postponement of GOtv Boxing Night 21 Real One, Baby Face, Esepo to headline GOtv Boxing Night 21 Esepo delighted at winning best boxer prize at GOtv Boxing Night 20 Former African Boxing Union featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman has vowed to use the inaugural edition of GOtv Boxing Night Mini to bounce back strongly.Usman’s last fight was an eight-round national featherweight challenge bout at GOtv Boxing Night 19 in July, where he was comprehensively defeated by Taiwo ‘Esepo’ Agbaje, who was also adjudged as the best boxer on the night.Speaking in an interview in Lagos on Friday, Usman stated that the defeat has taught him lessons, which he has taken seriously. “I’m happy that an opportunity for a comeback has manifested so soon through GOtv Boxing Night Mini. I’ve pushed my loss to Agbaje out of my mind and I want to open a new chapter in my career,” he said.He commended the sponsors for launching GOtv Boxing Night Mini, which he said will afford Nigerian boxers more opportunity to develop. Usman stated that as a former African champion, he understands benefits accruable from a show like GOtv Boxing Night, which he is persuaded will properly position Nigerian boxers for shots at sub-regional, continental and international titles.Boxers scheduled to fight at GOtv Boxing Night Mini include Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion; Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, West African Boxing Union welterweight champion; Waheed “Skoro” Usman, former African Boxing Union featherweight champion; Kabiru “KB Godson” Towolawi, Opeyemi “Sense” Adeyemi and Sikiru “Omo Iya Eleja” Shogbesan.Tags: GOtv Boxing NightTaiwo “Esepo” AgbajeWaidi Skoro Usmanlast_img read more

Fall Sports

first_img Latest Posts Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all) BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will hold a Fall informational meeting for all students involved in athletics on Sunday, Aug. 12, beginning at 6 p.m., in the high school gym. At least one member of the family of each athlete must attend the meeting.Those with questions can call Athletic Director Alfred “Bunky” Dow at 288-5011, ext. 3327, or e-mail bdow@mdirss.org.The Fall athletic season will begin on Monday, Aug. 13.The first football game of the season is Aug. 20 against Stearns.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textSoccer scrimmages begin for boys and girls, both JV and varsity, on Aug. 22.For more sports news, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander. Bio Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014center_img Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Fenceviewer Staff Town report wins award – October 11, 2014last_img read more