Ekpo to fight B/Faso’s Kabore in GOTV Boxing Night
Nigeria’s current super middleweight champion, Isaac Ekpo will slug it out with Jules Kabore of Burkina Faso in the International Super Middle Weight Challenge at the 4th edition of the GOTV boxing night.
The bouts are slated for October 25, 2015 at indoor hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.
The CEO of Flykite, promoter of the bouts, Jenkins Alumona disclosed this yesterday at the National Stadium in Lagos while unveiling the boxers that will participate in the competition.
According to him, the bouts which are sponsored by GOTV cable network TV are organized to revive boxing in the country.
Some of the bouts that will come up at the competition include National light Welter Weight Challenge, National light weight challenge, National Feather Weight Challenge among others.
Current champion of the National Light Welter Weight Challenge, Olaide Fijabi will slug it out with Saheed Olayiwola for a round of 8 in that category.
Also speaking the manager of the corporate communication of GOTV, Efe Ebiora said cash price of N1 million is at stake for the winner of the bout.
She added that the competition is part of GOTV way of contributing to revival of boxing in the country.
Ebiora also disclosed that fifty fans will win GOTV decoder during the challenge.