The African Goju Fights

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The African Goju Fights

The African Goju Fights were very tough, rough and demanding.  Anything goes!!!

  

AFRICAN GOJU WORLD RATINGS 1987-1996:


HEAVYWEIGHT (OVER 80 Kilos)

CHAMPION: CELESTINE IFETU (RUSSIA)


1. JOSEPH "WAGA STONE" NETTEY (AUSTRALIA)

2. VINCENT OMENKA (USA.)

3. MOHAMMED ETRUE (GHANA)

4. KWABENA ASIAMAH (GHANA)

5. GODWIN OZIEGBE (NIGERIA)


MIDDLEWEIGHT (70Kgs-79Kgs)

CHAMPION: EMMANUEL NMAI (SWITZERLAND)


1. NELSON GANTIER (BOLIVIA)

2. J. TETTEH-QUAYNOR (GHANA)

3. OUSMANU HIMOU (NIGER)

4. WINSTON ABUKU (GHANA)

5. MICHAEL ELAKHE (NIGERIA)


WELTERWEIGHT (60Kgs -69Kgs)

CHAMPION: MICHAEL ELAKHE (NIGERIA)


1. ROBERT BOTCHWAY (GHANA)

2. HENRY AKPODE (NIGERIA)

3. PEACE EDWARDS (GHANA)

4. ADU QUASHIE (GHANA)

5. TUNDE BASHUA (NIGERIA)


LIGHTWEIGHT (Under 60Kgs)

CHAMPION: DAVID AYUTSEDE (HOLLAND)


1. SOLLY MATLOU (BOTSWANA)

2. EMMANUEL MENSAH (GHANA)

3. KOFI DJIN (GHANA)

4. JOSHUA BROWN (GHANA)

5. APAU ATTAFUAH KARIKARI (GHANA)


AFRICAN GOJU FULL CONTACT FIGHTS 1988-1996:


30th JULY 1988: LORDS NITE CLUB, LAGOS NIGERIA.

WORLD LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT


DAVID AYUTSEDE (NIGERIA) defeated SOLLY MATLOU (BOTSWANA)

In the fifteenth round by People's Decision 35 - 15

AYUTSEDE becomes new World lightweight champion.

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18th JUNE 1989: FRANKIE'S NITE CLUB, ACCRA GHANA.


1. JOSHUA BROWN defeated APAU KARIKARI ATTAFUAH

(Lightweight)

2. ROBERT BOTCHWAY drew with WINSTON TETTEH ABUKU

(Middleweight)

3. PEACE EDWARDS defeated ABUBAKARI BUBA

(Welterweight)

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2nd SEPTEMBER 1989: COMMUNITY CENTRE, ACCRA GHANA.


1. JOSHUA BROWN defeated APAU KARIKARI ATTAFUAH

(Lightweight)

2. PEACE EDWARDS drew with ADU QUASHIE

(Welterweight)

3. ROBERT BOTCHWAY drew with WINSTON TETTEH ABUKU

(Middleweight)

4. KWABENA ASIAMAH defeated MICHAEL AMARTEIFIO

(Heavyweight)

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30th SEPTEMBER 1989: COMMUNITY CENTRE, ACCRA GHANA.


1. APAU KARIKARI ATTAFUAH drew with EMMANUEL MENSAH

(Lightweight)

2. MICHAEL AMARTEIFIO drew with JOSEPH ADI AYITEYVIE

(Heavyweight)

3. J. TETTEH-QUAYNOR (GHANA) defeated OUSMANU HIMOU (NIGER)

(Middleweight)

In the second round by a T.K.O

J. TETTEH-QUAYNOR becomes new African middleweight champion.

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25th NOVEMBER 1989: ADISADEL COLLEGE, CAPE COAST GHANA.


MOHAMMED KOJO ETRUE (GHANA) defeated MICHAEL AMARTEIFIO (GHANA)

(Heavyweight)

In the sixth round by a T.K.O

MOHAMMED KOJO ETRUE becomes new African heavyweight champion.

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2nd DECEMBER 1989: COMMUNITY CENTRE, ACCRA GHANA.


EMMANUEL MENSAH (GHANA) defeated JOSHUA BROWN (GHANA)

(Lightweight)

In the third Round by a T.K.O

EMMANUEL MENSAH becomes new Ghana lightweight champion.

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4th AUGUST 1990: TIPTOE GARDENS, ACCRA GHANA. 

WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT

EMMANUEL NMAI (SWITZERLAND) defeated J. TETTEH-QUAYNOR (GHANA)

(Middleweight)

By a walkover when J. Tetteh-Quaynor failed to show up for the fight.

EMMANUEL NMAI becomes new World middleweight champion.

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26th AUGUST 1990: NATIONAL STADIUM, LAGOS NIGERIA.

CELESTINE IFETU (NIGERIA) defeated GODWIN OZIEGBE (NIGERIA)

(Heavyweight)

In the first round by a T.K.O

CELESTINE IFETU becomes new Nigeria heavyweight champion.

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8th SEPTEMBER 1990: JOHNSON COMPLEX, ACCRA GHANA.

DAVID AYUTSEDE (NIGERIA) defeated KOFI DJIN (GHANA)

(Lightweight)

In the fourth round by a T.K.O

DAVID AYUTSEDE retains his World lightweight title.

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6th APRIL 1991: TIPTOE GARDENS, ACCRA GHANA.

WORLD WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT

MICHAEL ELAKHE (NIGERIA) defeated HENRY AKPODE (NIGERIA)

(Welterweight)

In the sixth round by a T.K.O

MICHAEL ELAKHE becomes new World welterweight champion.

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16th AUGUST 1991: TIPTOE GARDENS, ACCRA GHANA.

ROBERT BOTCHWAY (GHANA) defeated HENRY AKPODE (NIGERIA) 

(Welterweight)

In the fifteenth round by T.K.O

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26TH JUNE 1992: FEDERAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE YABA, LAGOS NIGERIA.

MICHAEL ELAKHE (NIGERIA) defeated YINKA ONAOLAPO (NIGERIA)

(Welterweight)

In the third round by T.K.O. (Non-Title Fight)

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1ST SEPTEMBER 1992: CITY HOTEL, COCHABAMBA BOLIVIA.

JOSÉ ESPINOSA A (BOLIVIA) retires. World Heavyweight Title becomes vacant.

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1ST SEPTEMBER 1994: MARTIAL ARTS INSTITUTE.


CELESTINE IFETU (NIGERIA) the number one contender to the World Heavyweight Title is ratified as the new World Heavyweight Champion by the Founder.

*The fights were stopped in 1996 because of a lack of sponsorship. They will be revived in the near future.*



  



African Goju Black Belt Exam and Fights

Unedited video of an African Goju Black Belt Exam and Fights at the Accra Community Centre in 1989

Michael Elakhe and Henry Akpode World Title Fight 1991

This was before UFC and MMA.  How times have changed!!!