Idris Gbadamosi is a young talented boxer from Epe, Lagos State. Growing up in the ever-busy Bariga area of the state, he attended Divine Foundation Nursery & primary school and Gbagada Comprehensive Junior School, Gbagada.
At the tender age of six, he was introduced to boxing by Tajudeen Kazeem of Always Boxing Gym where he was nurtured with exercises and discipline.
The 18-year-old, who weighs 52kg, is a force to be reckoned with in the flyweight category.
He has taken part in different competitions. He won bronze in the School Sports Festival (Ibile Games) in 2015.
He was also a boxer representing Borno and Kaduna at the National Youth Sports Festival in 2017 and 2018 respectively.
He also represented Akwa Ibom in December 2018 at the National Sports Festival.
Combining education with his passion for boxing so far, he has an enviable record of 68 wins and 3 losses in 71 fights.
Idris believes that he will achieve his dream of becoming one of the best in the field of boxing thus he takes his training very seriously.
His meeting with Demarcus ‘Chop Chop’ Corley was a big boost for him. Although it has not been an easy journey, Idris’ mantra is ‘my difficult road will lead to a beautiful destination.’
Also, Oluwatosin Kejawa started his boxing career at a very early age of six under the tutelage of coach Adekunle Kazeem of Always Boxing Gym in Bariga.
The Ondo State-born talented amateur boxer attended Baptist High School, Obanikoro Lagos.
The 69kg weather weight champion was declared the Lagos State Hall of Fame best boxer in 2019.
Tosin had earlier represented Kaduna State at the National Youth Sports Festival, Kwara 2018 and Gombe State at National Sports Festival Abuja 2018.
He takes his training very seriously on the journey to becoming a champion in his chosen field.