25th GOtv Boxing: Opaleye, Oyo NBBofC Boss Assures Ibadan Boxing Fans A Fun-filled Night

From Ogundele Olanrewaju

As the Oyo State capital, Ibadan, will host the 25th GOtv Boxing Night
at the Old Gymnasium of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium (formerly Liberty
Stadium) on June 4. The Chairman, Oyo State chapter of Nigeria Boxing
Board of Control (NBBofC) Hon Gbenga Opaleye has assured Ibadan boxing
fans of a fun-filled night.

The former Chairman of Ibadan South/West Local Government disclosed
this while speaking ahead of the boxing show slated for this weekend,
urging the fans to comport themselves in an decent manner as he
assured them of a good performance by the four Ibadan based boxers
that will fight in the night.

Opaleye however called on Ibadan fans to come out large in their usual
manner in support of their own, Azeez “Latest” Ayobami, and Ademola
Ibrahim, Samuel “Apata Roro” Moses that will do battle against their
Lagos boxers opponents during night.

“I want to appeal to my people, I mean the teeming boxing fans in
Ibadan to come out in their large numbers as they always do to support
our boxers ‘Latest, Apata Roro and Ibrahim’ that will be fighting
against their opponent from Lagos, I’m sure you will enjoy yourselves
because the boys are in killer mood, and will make happy”, Opaleye

Meanwhile a total of seven bouts across weight divisions are scheduled
for the event. And it will be recalled that since the first edition of
the GOtv Boxing Night, it has become the biggest platform for
discovering boxing talent and promoting boxing as a sport in Nigeria.

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