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|NIGERIA VICTORY by usimemma: 10:52 pm On July 14, 2018|
Nigeria’s Ekundayo defeats British opponent, wins Euro IBF title
England-based Nigerian boxer, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo has won the European International Boxing Federation title by defeating his British opponent, John Thain in London on Friday night. Ekundayo won the prestigious European belt at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, the home of British boxing through a unanimous decision. The Nigerian boxer in an impressive performance was adjudged the IBF champion with all three judges scoring him as the winner.
The victory over Thain has made Ekundayo the highest ranked Nigerian boxer in the world and also position him for a world title shot. In a fight that lasted 12 rounds, Ekundayo showed class as he outboxed Thain who suffered from a broken nose and was left bleeding for about six rounds.
Ben Gray, Ekundayo’s commercial agent had also disclosed that the boxer would visit the country to thank his supporters.
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