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Commonwealth Africa Lightweight South African boxer, Dillon Yule throws title challenge at Joe Boy

The calm looking Joe Boy with killer punches has promised to defeat Yule and retain the Commonwealth Africa Lightweight title.

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Dillon Yule play

Dillon Yule

(Cipla Nutrition)

South African boxer, Dillon Yule has challenged one of Nigeria's rising boxing star, Oto Joe Boy Joseph to a bout on October 1, 2017.

Yule has expressed his readiness to not only defeat the Nigerian boxer but also take the shine off him as they exchange punches at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere.

The calm looking Joe Boy with killer punches has promised his fans across Nigeria and Africa to defeat Yule and retain his title as the Commonwealth Africa Lightweight champion.

Money prize at stake for both boxers is over N3.5million, according to Flykites promotions, the fight organisers.

Oto Joe Boy Joseph play

Joe boy being presented with the trophy and cheque

(Flykite Promotions)


Joe Boy, who literally ended his rivalry with Prince Nurudeen in a bloody 10 rounds bout in 2016, has said his punches will do the talking when he meets his South African challenger.

Joe Boy, who has won the best boxer at the GOTv Boxing Night a couple of times, is one of the first new age boxers that have been well remunerated for his brillance.

ALSO READ: Joe Boy, Anma Dotse talk tough as cash prize is doubled

The bout between Dillon and Joe Boy will hold alongside six other bouts scheduled for the 12th edition of the GOTV Boxing Night.

The event, which is bankrolled by GOtv, and supported by MultiChoice under Flykite Promotions, will be broadcast live on SuperSport in 47 African countries.

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