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

CCU, La.-Lafeyette meet in conference play

first_imgCCU, La.-Lafeyette meet in conference play March 2, 2020 STEPPING UP: Louisiana-Lafayette’s Jalen Johnson has averaged 15.2 points and 6.6 rebounds while Mylik Wilson has put up 11.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.3 steals. For the Chanticleers, DeVante’ Jones has averaged 16.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.7 assists while Tommy Burton has put up 11.5 points and 7.4 rebounds.CREATING OFFENSE: Jones has either made or assisted on 46 percent of all Coastal Carolina field goals over the last three games. Jones has accounted for 22 field goals and 21 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: The Ragin’ Cajuns are 0-9 when they score 65 points or fewer and 12-9 when they exceed 65 points. The Chanticleers are 0-11 when they fail to score more than 71 points and 15-4 on the season, otherwise.ASSIST RATIOS: The Chanticleers have recently created baskets via assists more often than the Cajuns. Louisiana-Lafayette has an assist on 39 of 83 field goals (47 percent) over its past three outings while Coastal Carolina has assists on 56 of 93 field goals (60.2 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: The Coastal Carolina offense has scored 78.1 points per game this season, ranking the Chanticleers 25th among Division I teams. The Louisiana-Lafayette defense has allowed 75.5 points per game to opponents (ranked 278th overall). Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCoastal Carolina (15-15, 8-11) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (12-18, 7-12)Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana; Tuesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Lafayette hosts Coastal Carolina in a Sun Belt matchup. Coastal Carolina got past Appalachian State by seven in its last outing. Louisiana-Lafayette lost 91-69 to Arkansas-Little Rock in its most recent game.center_img ___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, Associated Press last_img read more