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‘Afonja Warrior’ battles Ghanaian in GOtv Boxing Night 6

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Rising middleweight boxer, Abolaji Rasheed, popularly known as ‘Afonja Warrior’ will have the chance to win the West African middleweight title when he takes on Ghana’s Adjei Sowah in the sixth edition of GOtv Boxing Night. The event is billed to hold on Good Friday, March 25, at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

Speaking yesterday in Lagos, Managing Director of Flykite Productions, promoters of the event, Jenkins Alumona, said he was delighted at the progress boxing has made in the last in one and half years.

According to him, the evidence is visible in improved purse of the boxers, insurance package, N1million cash prize for the best boxer and frequency of fights.

Another big fight at the event will see national light welterweight champion, Olaide ‘Fijaborn’ Fijabi, make a bid for the West African title, when he takes on Republic of Benin’s Djamiou Ekekpo.



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