Badou Jack Cleverly beats Nathan

Former Gambian Olympian Badou Jack is the new WBA World light-heavyweight champion after taking full control to beat Englishman Nathan Cleverly in Las Vegas.

The 33-year-old battered Nathan Cleverly in their light heavyweight title fight until referee Tony Weeks mercifully stepped in to stop it at 2:47 of the fifth round at T-Mobile Arena.

Gambia Taekwondo Elections: Samba retains Presidency, movie actor voted SG

The member clubs of the Gambia Taekwondo Association have come together, once again, to vote to fill the places for representatives on the executive committee.

It is around this time that debates re-emerge about how serious are their challenges, family discussions about taking the sport to new heights or whether changing or sticking with established taekwondo executives remains the order of the day.

Badou Jack set for WBA champion fight

Former WBC Super Middleweight champion, Gambian Badou Jack, is set to return to the ring against WBA World light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly in their title fight on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 26.

Former Gambian Olympian Jack, dubbed “The Ripper” is moving up from the World Boxing Council (WBC) to the light heavyweight class of the World Boxing Association (WBA).

Gambia Gets a New Boxing Boss

Sambou Conteh has been unanimously elected as the new President of the Gambia Amateur Boxing Association in an extra-ordinary congress held today at a local hotel in Senegambia, he succeeds Pa Alieu Jallow who has been forced to step down by the six boxing clubs.