Lawrence Okolie: Nigerian boxer making international waves

Lawrence Okolie: Nigerian boxer making international waves

- Lawrence Okolie, a Nigerian-British professional boxer, has had many wins as an athlete

- Out of the 13 fights he had, he has never lost any, but has however won 10 of them with knockouts

- One of his historical fights of the Nigerian-British boxer was with 33-year-old Geoffrey Cave which went on for 20 straight rounds

Lawrence Okolie, born in December 1992, is a Nigerian-British professional and skilled boxer who has been making international waves.

Out of the 13 fights he had, he never lost any, but won 10 out of them in knockouts style.

The Nigerian-British is best known for his dexterous footwork, long offense reach, and marvelous punching hit.

According to his profile on Wikipedia, he was in August 2019 ranked as the world’s seventh best active cruiseweight by BoxRec and ninth by the popular sport magazine, The Ring.

Okolie lives in Hackney, London and attended Stoke Newington School. He got the selection for Team Great Britain (GB) in 2016 Rio Olympics.

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At the preliminary session of the Olympics, he defeated the popular Igor Pawel Jakubowski from Poland.

The Nigerian-British on January 18, 2017, came to the decision that was going professional in boxing and had his first fight in that regard at the Manchester Arena in Manchester.

One of his historical fights was with 33-year-old Geoffrey Cave which went on for 20 straight rounds. The fight had to come to an end when the enigmatic Okolie targeted two blows at his head.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Tanyaradzwa 'Tanya' Muzinda is one of those few whiz kids who inspire not just their age mates, but others older than them.

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At the tender teenage age of 15, Tanya is one of Zimbabwe's Motocross champions. It should be noted that Motocross is a very complicated, adventurous but fun motorbike racing sports.

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It was gathered that despite the challenges inherent in the sport, the little girl has never stopped competing both at the local and international levels.

Tanya, who was born in Harare, her country’s capital, said that she started racing at the age of five, toeing the path of her father who was a biker.

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