By Oladimeji Loko:
Nigeria’s lone entrant within the boxing occasion of 2016 Olympics, Efe Ajagba improved his unbeaten streak to 7-Zero late Sunday in United States by scoring a shocking first round knockout win over his American opponent Nick Jones of their six-round heavyweight fight, Completesportsnigeria.com experiences.
Ajagba who in August turned a social media phenomenon when his opponent Curtis Harper was disqualified after taking to his heels before a scheduled bout in entrance of shocked fight followers, satisfied followers that he was for actual and never just a media hype by utterly dominating Jones for so long as the fight lasted.
The Nigerian, an African games gold medal winner again in 2015 shocked Jones who was undefeated coming into the bout with a 6-Zero report.
Ajagba joined the professional ranks in 2017 in firm of his cousin and fellow nationwide teammate, Efetobore Apochi, who campaigns within the cruiserweght class.
Sunday’s win towards Jones at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California was Ajagba’s seventh win by knockout. He has fought 4 occasions this year already.
Moments after the bout Ajagba who received a bronze medal for Nigeria at 2014 Commonweath games in Glasgow promised his followers extra.
“I’m going to rule the world, we gonna shake the world. I knew from the beginning that I would knock him out,” Ajagba who bowed out within the quarter final of Rio Olympics mentioned.