Nigerian Heavyweight Boxer, Efe Ajagba signs with Top Rank Boxing Promotions.

Undefeated Nigerian Heavyweight Boxer, Efe Ajagba has joined Las Vegas-based boxing promotional company Top Ranking ending his three-year deal with Shelly Finkel and Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions.

Efe Ajagba came into the limelight at the Rio Olympics in 2016 as an amateur and turned professional a year later and has remained one of the most feared and fastest rising boxers in the division.

The former footballer said he joined Top Rank in order to become a better and a well-rounded pugilist as well as to advance his career.

He said;

I made this decision to become a better boxer and to advance my career. That’s why I signed with James Prince and Top Rank.”

“When I return to the ring soon, you will see a new Efe Ajagba. Kay Koroma and I are working on my head movement and defence, as I seek to become a more well-rounded fighter.”

Bob Arum, Top Rank’s Chairman heaped praises on Efe Ajagba as he said he has the potential to become a World Heavyweight Champion very soon.

Efe Ajagbe

Efe Ajagba is one of the most gifted young heavyweights I’ve seen in quite some time.”

“He has immense physical tools and a great work ethic. I have the utmost confidence that we’re looking at a future heavyweight champion.”

Ajagba is 6ft-6inches tall and he’s undefeated in 13 professional bouts with 6 knockouts. He holds the fastest victory in the history of boxing when Curtis Harper, in 2018 walked out of the ring a second after the first round bell sounded.

His last bout was on the 7th of March, 2019 where be defeated former World Hsavyweight title challenger Razvan Cojonu in nine rounds.

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