James Oyebola

James Oyebola was a heavyweight boxer who won a bronze medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in the super heavyweight division. Oyebola was the British heavyweight champion from 1994 to 1996. Oyebola was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Standing 6 ft 9 in tall, with a reach of 85 inches, he fought in the orthodox stance and won 18 of his 23 fights, 16 by knock out, losing four and drawing one. He was pronounced brain dead after injuries sustained by gunshot wounds to his head after a nightclub altercation. He was based in Paddington during his career. ... more on Wikipedia

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