.African Boxing Union featherweight reigning champion, Waidi ‘Skoro’ Usman will battle Edward ‘Shaka’ Kakembo of Uganda during the GOtv Boxing Night in Lagos on Saturday, 26 December. –
The fifth edition of the GOtv Boxing Night holds on Saturday, 26 December at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The event will witness the biggest ever pay-out in the history of Nigerian boxing, as the best boxer on the night will go home with a cash prize of N1.5 million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.
The event will feature four fights, three of which are title fights. The biggest is the African Boxing Union featherweight title bout between reigning champion, Waidi ‘Skoro’ Usman and Edward ‘Shaka’ Kakembo of Uganda.
Also on the card is the national light welterweight title fight between Olaide ‘Fijaborn’ Fijabi and incumbent champion, Sadiq ‘Police Machine’ Ahmed.
Another national title fight will see Sunday ‘Capo’ Olalekan take on Stanley ‘Edo Boy’ Eribo for the welterweight crown.
In the super middleweight category, Sunday ‘Golden Child’ Ajuwa will take on Rasheed ‘Afonja Warrior’ Abolaji in a national challenge contest.
Sponsored by GOtv, the event is supported by MultiChoice, SuperSport, KSquare Security, Newsbreak.ng, Complete Sports, Brilla FM, Bond FM and Paragonis Multimedia Limited.
The fights will be broadcast live on SuperSport from 5pm