- Boxing in Nigeria has come to stay, and a little boy was captured delivering incredible skills
- Even though it seemed a sparring session, the young chap could be seen throwing jabs and punches
- He swarved, made impressive blocks and even landed a heavy right hand on his trainer to the delight of the crowd present
A brilliant chap was spotted in a clip exhibiting sensational boxing skills as a handful of the crowd watched with amazement.
In the footage, which has since gone viral on the internet, the young boy was seen throwing jabs and punches to the delight of onlookers.
At some point, the lad landed a heavy right on his trainer's face to send him staggering as he drew applauses.
The yet-to-be-identified talent showed class as he perfectly blocked some attempts and then went on the counter to hit the elderly 'opponent'.
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And this is not the first time that a young Nigerian has exhibited incredible boxing skills. Several months back, a young Nigerian boy was sparring just like a professional boxer - as fans were left stunned.
Footage showed how his coach handed him a combination of punches, and the little boy made several swerves as he was a delight to watch.
On social media, a fan wrote:
“For those asking, I don’t know the lad or his trainer personally. I saw the video on my WhatsApp & felt the need to share on here with hope that it’d go viral until the right agency or interested persons of influence would find the lad & help nurture his raw talent to greatness.”
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Sports Brief earlier reported that light welterweight boxers Bartholomew Abuchi and Yusuf Ogunbunmi won N1.5million, respectively, for emerging as the best boxer and runner-up in the competition.
Abuchi had emerged victorious against Samuel Adebayo also known as the “African Mayweather” by unanimous decision to be adjudged as the overall best fighter on the night.
Ogunbunmi on the other hand won the runners-up award worth ₦500,000 for his performance in the keenly contested bout against Kabiru “KB Sniper” Salawu, which he won by split decision.