National Lightweight Title Prince Fatai vows to end Joe Boy’s winning streak

Long time rivals, Prince Fatai and Joe Boy have resumed hostilities as the two are set for December 26, 2016 bout.

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Otto Joseph and Prince Fatai play

Otto Joseph lands  a heavy punch on Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai

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Ex-National Lightweight boxing champion, Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai, has vowed to put an end to his losing run against reigning champion, Oto “Boy” Joseph.

Both boxers resumed hostilities after they were scheduled to take on each other in a bout to determine the new National Lightweight champion at GOtv Boxing Night 10.

Billed to hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, on December 26, 2016, the last bout between the two ended in Joe Boy’s favour, a fact that Prince has been unable to live with.

Speaking on Galaxy Television’s Sports Edge yesterday, Prince said his opponent was fortunate in the previous fights, one of which he claimed to have fought with a hand injury.

This is the end for Joe Boy. There is no way I am losing our next bout. He is the champion now, but he is keeping the belt for me because I am on break. I will be back from break very soon and take back the title. Our next fight at GOtv Boxing Night 10 will end in a knockout. I will knock him out. He has never knocked me out,” he said, conveniently forgetting the fifth-round knockout in their first fight at GOtv Boxing Night 4.

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GOtv Boxing Night 10 will feature also feature fights that includes Waidi “Skoro” Usman, West African featherweight champion, fighting Dare “Fighting Machine” Oyewole in a challenge bout, while Kabiru “KB Godson” Towolawi takes on Felix “Man Mopol” Igwe in a light heavyweight challenge duel.

Two other bouts will have Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu clash with Prince “Lion” Nwoye in the lightweight division, while Rilwan “Baby Face” Oladosu will test his credentials as a budding light welterweight star against Sikiru “Omo Iya Eleja” Shogbesan.

The best boxer at the event will go home with a cash prize of N1.5million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.