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GOtv Set To Hold Boxing Night 19 In Lagos

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BY DUSTAN AGHEDO, Lagos

FlyKite Promotions, organisers of Gotv Boxing Night,  yesterday revealed that it had concluded plans to hold the 19th edition in Lagos.

Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, the Managing Director of Flykite Promotions, Mr. Jenkins Alumona said GOtv Boxing Night 19 will be headlined by the international welterweight challenge duel between Rilwan “Babyface” Babatunde of Nigeria and Daniel Lartey of Ghana.

According to him, the event will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, adding that the event will also feature six domestic bouts potentially explosive bouts, one of which will see Tope “Berinja” Agboola face reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph in a national challenge duel.

He said also in action will be current West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, who takes on Hammed “Ese Hammed” Ganiyu.

The event will equally see former ABU featherweight title champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman, return to action when he faces Taiwo “Esepo” Agbaje in a national challenge contest. Another featherweight challenge clash will see Kazeem “The Light” Oliwo square up to Tope “TP Rock” Musa.

In the light welterweight division, Akeem “Sugar Boy” Olaiwola will face Waheed “Showmax” Shogbamu, while Adeyemi “Spirit” Adekanla will take on Isaac “I Star” Chukwudi.

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