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Nigeria’s Ukah Beats Uganda’s Akello To Extend Unbeaten Run



Nigeria’s undefeated fighter, Cpl Juliet Ukah of Police College Ikeja FHQ, has extended her unbeaten run in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) after securing a unanimous decision victory against Ugandan Eunice Akello in their 66kg featherweight class bout.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ukah who is the African EFC Champion was fighting in Nigeria for the first time in her MMA career at the Enugu Mega Cage Fight.

The 26 year-old came into the fight with an impressive record of 4-0-0 (four wins, no loss and no draw) and was looking to defeat her opponent, a police officer from Uganda so as to better her MMA record.
She ensured it was a sweet victory for her on home soil as she overpowered her opponent and dominated the three-round encounter to emerge winner by a unanimous decision in the 66kg featherweight class bout.

The win for Ukah aka “Golden Bone” ensured she extended her unbeaten record at 5-0-0 (i.e. five wins, no loss and no draw).
Her next challenge is set for April 23 as the number one contender in Africa Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) in preparation for the strawweight title fight in June.

NAN also reports that earlier, PC Njoku Chika also of the Nigeria Police defeated fellow compatriot Ozioma Orji by a unanimous decision at the end of three-round pulsating encounter.
A total of 10 fighters slugged it out for honours on the night at the end of five explosive bouts in the championship, which included a Kenyan in the cards.(NAN)


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