Flykiite Productions, organizers of GOtv Boxing Night, have assured fans attending the 19th edition of the event (GOtv Boxing Night 19) of adequate security in and around the venue. The professional boxing event holds on Sunday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.
Jenkins Alumona, Managing Director/CEO, Flykite Productions, disclosed that necessary arrangements have been put in place to ensure the safety of the boxers, officials and the fans at the event venue.
“The safety of everyone who will be at the venue is of paramount importance to us. It is important for us to ensure that the boxers, who are the principal actors, as well as the fans, feel safe during the event. Our security partners, KSquare Security, and the Police will be on hand to ensure that fans’ minds are at rest. We have done this many times and we intend to keep doing it, as fans are the lifeblood of the sport,” said Alumona.
A total of nine bouts will be held at GOtv Boxing Night 19. The biggest pitches Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, against Ghana’s Eden Biki in an international challenge bout. Other big names scheduled to be in action are African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph; West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu; former African Boxing Union (ABU) featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman; Taiwo “Esepo” Agbaje and TP Rock Musa.
Two all-female bouts are also lined up at the event.