The additional match, according to a statement from Flykite Productions, will be a women’s super flyweight clash between Haminat Yekini and Blessing Bukola.
The organizers explained that the inclusion of women’s combat responds to the clamor of boxing fans, who have always wanted to see top-level female boxers in action.
GOtv Boxing Night 24, which will take place on December 24 at the Molade Okoya Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, will host the World Boxing Federation (WBF) international title defense between the reigning champion, the Nigerian Rilwan ‘Baby Face’ Babatunde and Justice. ‘Qwick Action’ from Ghana.
The event, which will feature a live musical performance by hot music act Jamopyper, will feature two other title bouts. Abiodun ‘Infiniti’ Afinni will face Michael ‘Emirate’ Godwin for the national cruiserweight title, while David ‘Awosika’ Cosmos will face According ‘Success’ Olanrewaju for the national light heavyweight title.
Cosmos replaces Adewale ‘Masevex’ Masebinu, who withdrew from the fight for personal reasons.
The welterweight category will feature two matchups. One will be between Semiu ‘Jagaban’ Olapade and Taiwo ‘Gentle Boy’ Olowu, while the other will pair Willian ‘Kaki’ Amosu with Segundo ‘War’ Adeyemi.
In the bantamweight class, Saheed ‘Eagle’ Azeez and Aminu ‘Lucky Boy’ Akintayo will go head-to-head.
The best boxer of the event will go home with a cash prize of N1 million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.
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