Efe Ajagba

by John Max 03 Oct,2021
Efe Ajagba
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Efe Ajagba
  • Country Nigeria NG
Facts
  • Birth Name Efe Ajagba
  • Birth Place Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria
  • Famous Name Efe Ajagba
  • Father Samuel Ajagba
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Nationality Nigerian
  • Profession Boxer
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tiya Rennee
  • Children 1

Efe Ajagba is a footballer-turned-undefeated-boxer from Nigeria who holds the record for the fastest win in boxing history following his opponent was disqualified for leaving the ring one second after the opening bell. Fights under the Heavyweight, Ajagba has compiled a record of 15-0-0 (win-loss-draw). 

Ughelli, Delta State native, Efe Ajagba was born on 22nd April 1994, under the star sign Taurus. The twenty-seven years old holds a Nigerian nationality. he stands 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) tall. 

How Much Is Efe Ajagba's Net Worth In 2021?

With an impressive 15 wins (12 by KO), Efe Ajagba without doubt has summoned a good deal of money from his four years of a boxing career. While his purse per fight remains undisclosed, he is believed to pull out no less than $50,000 coming to 2021. 

Heavyweight boxer has signed a multi-year promotional contract for Top Rank Boxing Promotional Company in 2020. Further, there may be other sponsors too. As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $1 million. 

Is Efe Ajagba Married?

Efe Ajagna is off the market because the boxer is deeply in love with his wife, Tiya Rennee. 

EfeEfe Ajagba kissing his wife, Tiya SOURCE: Instagram @ ajagbaefe_theoneandonly

He enjoys his husband's duty and lets the world know how they perfectly match each other, sharing adorable photographs with his wife on IG. 

In October 2019, the couple welcomed their first baby, a son named Ejiro Tiyon Ajagba. 

Family

Youngest of four, Ajagba has two sisters: Loveth and Joy Ajagba, and a brother. His family runs a bakery so initially, his father wanted to join him in the business rather than being involved in sports. As reported, his father even talked to Efe's coach to halt him from boxing. Thanks to the coach who successfully convinced his father to let him follow his passion. His father now is the one who wakes him up to say: ‘are you not going to training?

Football To Boxing

Efe started football playing for  Ughelli in 2005. However, he changed his career path and took up boxing in 2011.

He has won a gold medal at the 2015 African Games and bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as an amateur. 

On 30th July 2017, Efe made his professional boxing career debut at Rabobank Theater, Bakersfield, California, where he knocked out Tyrell Herndon. That year, he has two more wins over Luke Lyons and Rodney Hernandez, both via TKO. 

On 10th March 2018, he knocked out Antonio Johnson. In the following fight on 26th May, he defeated Dell Long by KO. 

After Curtis Harper was disqualified after leaving the ring, Curtis was announced the winner, breaking the record for the fastest victory in boxing history.

After improving to 12–0, on 7 March 2020, Ajagba faced t Razvan Cojanu where the referee decided to stop the fight in the 9th after Cojanu took a knee with 2:25 left in the round.

On 19th September 2020,  Ajagba made his Top Rank debut and fought Jonathan Rice where he earn a unanimous decision victory. 

On 10th April 2021, he kissed another victory in his 15th fight, knocking out Brian Howard in the third round.

Efe is scheduled to face undefeated Frank Sanchez on 9 October 2021 on the undercard of Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III

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