nationwide and West African mild welterweight champion, Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi, has expressed pride over the chance to fight in Ibadan, his place of origin and host metropolis to GOtv Boxing night time eleven, scheduled to hold on the Indoor sports activities corridor of Obafemi Awolowo Stadium (previously Liberty Stadium) on 26 March.
conversing in Lagos on Tuesday, Fijabi, who might be preventing Kazeem “Iberu” Ariyo, the replacement for Sadiq “Police” machine Ahmed, stated he’s happy to get a chance to battle in the location of his start.
Ahmed, dethroned as nationwide champion via Fijabi in 2015, pulled out of the struggle for personal causes.
“whether or not it is Sadiq Ahmed or Ariyo, i am simply satisfied to have the possibility to struggle in my native land. i am from Ibadan and i intend to make my kinsmen see the very best of me. The opponent does no longer matter. Sadiq is scared after what I did to him. Ariyo shall be scared when I end with him as a result of I’m in reality prompted by way of the venue of this fight,” Fijabi mentioned.
another Ibadan indigene on the card is Akeem Dodo, the light-weight king based totally in the Oyo State capital. “Dodo” Sadiku, who enjoys a cult following in Ibadan, is extremely joyful about the bigger platform GOtv Boxing night eleven is offering him for his conflict with Kazeem “KC self assurance” Saka. but another Ibadan-based totally boxer is Sadiq “chuffed Boy” Adeleke, who will battle Taiwo “Twin Warrior” Kareem in the bantamweight division.
within the other fights, explosive Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph will tackle Ghana’s Anma Doste in a West African lightweight problem duel, whereas Sule “Tyson” Olagbade, national light middleweight champion, will sq. up to Wahab “Hammer” Adebisi. also, Adewale “Masevex” Masebinu can be in motion towards Kabiru “KB Godson” Towolawi in a lightweight problem duel. The combat line-up is completed through the sunshine Welterweight encounter that includes Rilwan “baby Face” Babatunde and Waliu “Oganla” Arogundade.
one of the best boxer on the evening will win N1million cash prize and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.