EFE AJAGBA

HEAVYWEIGHT

Record: 7-0-0 (6 KOs)
Birthday: April 22, 1994
Hometown:  Ughelli, Nigeria
Height: 6’3″
Weight:
Stance: Orthodox
Current Rank:

2016 Olympian

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Efe Ajagba vs. Nick Jones

Citizens Business Bank Arena

Ontario, CA

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FIGHTER BIO

The 23-year-old Ajagba is set to turn pro after beating the odds and making the 2016 Rio Olympics to represent his native Nigeria. Although he lost in the quarterfinals, Ajagba made a splash by delivering a highlight reel knockout in his opening bout against Trinidad and Tobago. The fighter known as “King Kong” also won an African games gold medal during his impressive amateur career.

The 6-foot-3 Ajagba, 23, who began boxing in 2011, was the 2016 Nigerian super heavyweight Olympic representative. In going 41-2 with 30 knockouts as an amateur, he won a gold medal at the 2015 African Games and a bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

In Ajagba’s knocked out San Antonio’s Tyrell Herndon (6-1, 2 KOs) during his  pro debut at Rabobank Arena.

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