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Boxing Night 26: Abuchi, Ogunbunmi 0n GOtv Win N1.5m For Being Best Boxer

Bartholomew Abuchi and Yusuf Ogunbunmi, both light-welterweight fighters, received N1.5 million on Saturday for winning the best boxer and runner-up awards at GOtv Boxing Night 26. At the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos' Molade Okoya Indoor Sports Hall, an eight-bout boxing event was held.   As the night's top fighter, Abuchi—who won his fight against Samuel "African Mayweather" Adebayo by unanimous decision—was awarded the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy and the N1 million cash reward that goes along with it. The second-place finisher, Ogunbunmi, was rated the second-best performer of the evening for his work in the hotly contested match against Kabiru "KB Sniper" Salawu, which he won by a split decision. He was the inaugural recipient of the N500,000 second-place award, which was presented at this year's GOtv Boxing Night. GOtv Boxing Night 26 hosted eight bouts instead of the traditional seven. In the International featherweight challenge, T