Fierce Boxing Form Gains Popularity in Nigeria Despite Concerns

December 19, 2019 11:32 AM

 A brutal one-handed form of boxing in Nigeria, known as 'dambe', is gaining popularity even though it has left some fighters with multiple injuries and in some cases led to their deaths. Despite the dangers, Nigeria's sport ministry says it is considering promoting Dambe as a national sport. Timothy Obiezu has more from Nassarawa near Abuja where a boxer died recently.