Rio Boxing Ajagba starts with a knockout
By Ciaguwam - 915 days ago
Efe Ajagba provided a fast start to Nigeria’s Olympic boxing tournament with a knockout victory over Trinidad and Tobago’s Nigel Paul in round one in just 2.44 seconds. Many who were still sorting things out at the gate did not see the fight.
It was a flash and the Nigerian romped to the quarter finals to face Kazakhstan’s Ivan Dychko who also qualified to the quarter finals via a knockout win over his Azerbaijan opponent.
Ajagba who is the sole boxer representing Nigeria in Rio jumped to the rope to acknowledge the crowd’s roaring support before dashing to his coach’s corner to grab Anthony Konyegwachie in celebration.
Source: Vanguard News