GOtv Boxing Night 14: Skoro Targets ABU Title Against Kenya’s “Shaka” Nyawade
Nigeria’s Waidi “Skoro” Usman is set to contend for the African Boxing Union (ABU) featherweight title bout against Michael “Shaka” Nyawade of Kenya at the 14th edition of GOtv Boxing Night which holds at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, on 14 April.
Skoro, who lost the opportunity to win the title to Edward Kakembo of Uganda in 2015 is set for another showdown, as the event returns to the National Stadium after it was staged at the Landmark Centre in December.
At a press conference held on Tuesday in Lagos, organizers revealed that GOtv Boxing Night 14 will feature seven bouts, including the West African Boxing Union welterweight title bout between Rilwan ‘Babyface’ Babatunde and Djossou “Agoy” Basile of the Republic of Benin.
Another title fight lined up will see Kazeem “Ijoba” Badmus take on Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu for the national lightweight title.
The other fights will see Sulaimon Adeosun confront Ramon Adedoyin in a national light heavyweight challenge, Chukwuebuka “Wise King” Ezewudo up against Kazeem Nofiu in a national welterweight challenge contest.
Prince “Lion” Nwoye will square up to Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph. Abiodun “Finito” Afini will take on Ramon “Hyena” Razak in a national cruiserweight challenge bout. The best boxer at the event will go home with N1million cash prize attached to the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.
Also four boxers were given GOtv decoders for emerging the best dressed among their peers. The boxers were Afini, Baby Face, Real One and Lion Nwoye.