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Nigerian boxer, Oyeleye wins debut professional bout (video)


All Africa Games 2015 boxing gold medalist, Oluwafemi Oyeleye, who was recently signed for professional boxing by American millionaire boxer Floyd Mayweather has won his debut bout.

He got his first victory in professional boxing on Friday against Brian True at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Oyeleye won by a unanimous decision by the judges.

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Oyeleye, who won gold in the 69kg welterweight category in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, recently signed a promotional contract with Mayweather Promotions, a boxing promotional firm founded by five-division world and eleven-time world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007.

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In his amateur career, the 22-year-old has won 166 fights.