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Apollo Crews: Nigerian-born wrestler wins first WWE US Champion title

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Nigerian-born America wrestler Sesugh Uhaa popularly known as Apollo Crews has clinched the United States Championship on Monday Night Raw.

The 32-year-old heavily built fighter, dethroned former champion, Andrade, to win his first-ever title in the WWE rings.

According to newsmen, the immediate ex-champion didn’t respond well to the defeat handed to him by his opposition

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The victory would delight Crews after stopping the person who prevented him from participating in the Money in the Bank ladder match.

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Reacting to his victory, he wrote;

I can finally say I’ve won my first title in @WWE.” Congratulations, @WWEApollo!!! #WWERaw“.

Reports reveal that the 32-year-old had booked his place in the men’s event ahead of his clash with Andrade on the April 27 edition of Raw.

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However, he tweaked his knee over the course of the bout, and El Idolo subsequently targeted it to such an extent the referee called for the bell.

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