Daddy Showkey, Adeyinka, Others Storm LTV For Boxing Show

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Top Nigerian musical stars and comedians have signified their intention to perform at professional boxing show tagged Ring Rivalry, which is being put together by Freels and Threels Promotion in association with Lagos Television.

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The professional boxing show, according to the general secretary of the Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) and Chairman of Freels and Threels, Remi Aboderin, is taking place at the Blue Roof of the Television Station in Agidingbi, on 1  October, 2012.

Daddy showkey, Gbenga Adeyinka 1, Queen Funmilola Atewogbola, Essence, Big Sheff (the son of Queen Salawa Abeni), MC Kirkiri and Itu Baba Ita will entertain boxing fans at the show aimed to  promote and help bring professional boxing to the forefront of Nigeria’s sporting activities again.

Expressing his appreciation to the Permanent Secretary of Lagos Television, Aboderin said: “Without the good gesture of Lekan Ogunbanwo, professional boxing activities in Nigeria would not flourish in the little way it is doing now. I sincerely don’t know any other television station in Nigeria that dedicates a whole programme to boxing information. Kudos to Lagos Television for Sports Splash, a programme that’s anchored by Godwin Enakhena and Co., for their incisive information concerning boxing every Friday.”

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The Ring Rivalry will parade seven boxing bouts with the major attraction being two Nigerian title belts that will be at stake.

Nigerian Light Welterweight title holder, Sunday Ajayi, will defend the title which has been in his kitty for over five years against Policeman, Sadiq Ahmed. The Featherweight title which is vacant will be contested for by Kid sensation, Waidi Usman, who will take on Dynamite Dare Oyewole. The other supporting bout is a six-round Super Middleweight encounter  between Jude Ilo and Bassey Ekpenyong. Saheed Olayiwola will slug it out with Ahmed Yusuf in an eight-round contest also in the Light Welterweight. Another six-round contest in the Super Middleweight category will feature Alani Suleiman and Isiaka Akinsola, Ademola Faniyi will square up against Rafiu Olanipekun in a six-round Cruiserweight challenge while Abolore Olamide will fight Thompson Chukwuemeka in a six-round Lightweight challenge.

Guest of Honour at the bout is Mr. Azania Omo-Agege, Chairman of ZA Entertainment, a new boxing promotion outfit licensed by the NBB of C and theSpecial Guest of Honour is the Executive Chairman of Ifo Local Government, Ifo Ogun State, southwest, Nigeria, Oluwole Enilolobo.

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