Two Nigerian wrestlers square off in big WWE super fight
Nigerian wrestler Tolulope Omogbehin known as Omos on Monday night, 14 March, defeated fellow countryman Commander Azeez under two minutes in what was an interesting battle.
Lagos-born Omos is a literal giant, a physical specimen described as a ‘colossus’ and he is officially listed as 7 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 181 kg.
Commander Azeez on the other hand is no slouch physically either standing at 6 feet and 7 inches tall with a bodyweight of 156 kg.
Who is Omos?
Omogbehin was born on 16 May, 1994 in Lagos, Nigeria.
After his family migrated to the United States, Omogbehin attended and graduated from Atlantic Shores Christian School in Chesapeake, Virginia, and through high school, he played basketball and continued in the sport after choosing to attend the University of South Florida where he played at the center position.
What of Commander Azeez?
Commander Azeez's real name is Babatunde Aiyegbusi abd was born in in Oleśnica, Wrocław metropolitan area to a Nigerian father and Polish mother.
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Before going into wrestling, Azeez played football but not to a professional level.
Top 20 Richest WWE Stars As The Rock, John Cena Make List
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how WWE chief Vince McMahon and legendary wrestlers Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Triple H, and John Cena have emerged among the top richest WWE stars.
In a list published by The Sun, iconic WWE superstars like The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, and Kurt Angle were also featured.
The list is understood to have been put together by Wealthy Gorilla, who used data from respected sites, including Celebrity Net Worth, to determine the wealthiest WWE stars.
Unsurprisingly, Vince McMahon was established to be the richest in the stable, with the 76-year-old boasting a net worth of £1.2 billion.
The Rock, who had a glittering wrestling career before he transitioned to Hollywood, is placed second on the list with an estimated net worth of around £306.5m.
Next on the list is WWE's power couple, Stephanie (McMahon’s daughter) and her hubby) Triple H.
Wrestler-turn movie superstar, Cena, completes the top five slots with a net worth of around £46 million.