Charles Okocha calls for cancellation of boxing match with Portable, alleging cheating and inexperienced referee

Nigerian actor, Charles Okocha, has voiced strong objections to the outcome of his recent ring fight against Nigerian singer Portable.

Citing alleged cheating and dissatisfaction with the referee’s competence, Okocha advocates for the complete cancellation of the match that transpired on December 26th.

Controversial Decision and Portable’s Victory:

In the said match, Portable was declared the winner based on the referee’s decision, meeting the necessary criteria to emerge triumphant in the boxing bout.

However, the aftermath of the result announcement revealed discontent on the part of Charles Okocha.

Okocha’s Allegations and Grievances:

Charles Okocha promptly expressed his grievances against both the referee and the organizers of the match.

He specifically accused Portable of removing his boxing gloves during the third round, an action that, according to Okocha, should have resulted in an immediate disqualification.

Okocha’s Social Media Statement:

Taking to his social media platform, Charles Okocha shared his discontent, questioning the legitimacy of the match.

In a statement, he questioned the referee’s decision and asserted that Portable’s removal of gloves in the third round should have led to disqualification. Okocha stated:

“How can you give up in the 3rd round when we have 4 rounds? How do you take off your gloves in the third round, leading to total disqualification when the fight hasn’t ended?”

He went on to claim that the match was rigged, blaming an allegedly incompetent referee who lacked a proper understanding of boxing rules.

Despite the perceived injustices, Okocha hinted at resilience, proclaiming, “Nevertheless, we move on. Rematch coming soon.”

Video Evidence:

A video accompanying the social media post captured Charles Okocha’s immediate reaction to the controversial decision.

The video features Okocha expressing his desire for a rematch, emphatically stating, “I want a rematch, this shiiiit was r!gged.”


The controversy surrounding the match between Charles Okocha and Portable underscores the importance of fair play and competent officiating in sporting events.

Okocha’s call for a rematch indicates his commitment to seeking justice and a fair opportunity to prove his capabilities in the boxing ring.

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