The Chairman, Oyo State chapter of Nigeria Boxing Board of Control (NBBofC), GbengaOpaleye has called on Ibadan fans to come out in large numbers to support Ibadan based boxers, Azeez “Latest” Ayobami, and Ademola Ibrahim, Samuel “Apata Roro” Moses,as they do battle against their Lagos based opponents at the GOtv Boxing Night, scheduled to hold on June 4, at the Old Gymnasium of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan.
He disclosed this while speaking ahead of the boxing show slated for this weekend.
“I want to appeal to my people, I mean the teeming boxing fans in Ibadan to come out in their large numbers as they always do to support our boxers ‘Latest, Apata Roro and Ibrahim’ that will be fighting against their opponent from Lagos, I’m sure you will enjoy yourselves because the boys are in killer mood, and will make happy,” Opaleye noted.
Meanwhile a total of seven bouts across weight divisions are scheduled for the event. And it will be recalled that since the first edition of the GOtv Boxing Night, it has become the biggest platform for discovering boxing talent and promoting boxing as a sport in Nigeria.