Nigeria’s Tony “Sugar” Salam has finally taken a revenge on Zimbabwe’s Chomunorwa “Sting” Gonorenda to claim the WBF African Cruiserweight title at the Kwese and Kalakoda Boxing Promotions tagged; Chaos in Lagos” at the weekend.
The Nigerian boxer, who took absolute control of the bout from the sound of the bell, claimed victory by technical knockout in Round 6.
SportingSun recalled Salam was denied victory when both fighters met in Harare in August.
In other bouts decided on the Olanrewaju Durodola ended the dreams of DR Congo’s Maroy Sadiki by technical knockout in Round two to the WBF Cruiserweight World title, Habib Ahmed floored Sunday Ajunwa in round three of the International Super Middleweight bout, Rilwan Lawal beats Dare Oyewole in six rounds
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Featherweight bout, Taiwo Olowu knocked out Saheed Lawal in six rounds Bantamweight challenge, just as Sadiq Adeleke defeated Tunde Olojede by split decision.
Kalakoda Boxing Promotion’s Marketing Director, Jeremy Bean said that “Chaos in Lagos” was the culmination of months of planning where they plan to offer the best of boxing on the continent to Nigerian fans and to the wider audience watching via Kwese.
General Manager for Kwesé TV Nigeria, Elizabeth Amkpa, also said that as the broadcaster celebrates it first anniversary in Nigeria, it is proud to continue to support African boxing through the Kwesé Friday Fight Nights that take place every last Friday of the month in different cities across the continent.