Flykite Productions, organisers of GOtv Boxing Night, have again assured that fans coming to the event on April 14 have nothing to fear. The event, which holds at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos, will feature seven fights in different weight categories.
Jenkins Alumona, Flykite Productions Managing Director, stated that fans will have nothing to fear in and around the event venue. He explained that provision of adequate security has always been a major feature of the event and the reason for which not a single breach has been recorded since the event began in 2014.
“We have a hundred per cent record in terms of security. One of our partners, KSquare Security, is the leader in the security sector. We are also in touch with the Police. There is nothing to fear. This is a family show and we want fathers, mothers and children to feel safe in and around the venue,” he said.
The headline bout will see Waidi “Skoro” Usman of Nigeria seek to win the African Boxing Union title when he takes on Michael “Shaka” Nyawade of Kenya. Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde will fight for the West African Boxing Union welterweight title agains Djossou Agoy Basile of the Republic of Benin. Two lightweight bouts are scheduled. One, for the national title, will see Rilwan Oladosu take on Kazeem “Ijoba” Badmus while the other is a challenge duel between Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph and Prince “Lion” Nwoye.
In the cruiserweight division, Abiodun “Finito” Afini will confront Ramon “Hyena” Razak. The middleweight category will see Chukwuebuka “Wise King” Ezewudo up against Semiu “Jagaban” Olapade, while Sulaimon “Olags” Adeosun will confront Majesty Maduka in the light heavyweight division. The best boxer at the event, which will be aired live on SuperSport in 47 African countries, will go home with N1million.