Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT), will fight legendary five-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Evander Holyfield, in an exhibition boxing match.
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The fight is scheduled for May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City. And according to a statement released by Foluke Michael, the Project Manager of the fight tagged: “Rhumbles”, it will be beamed live to the world.
The statement said referee for the fight between the 65-year-old politician, and the 54-year-old former boxing champ is Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka.
The private sector initiated event, it is part of programmes lined up for 50th anniversary celebration of the creation of Lagos State under the ongoing project, Lagos @50, chaired by Soyinka.
“I can’t wait to knock Evander down. I’m the real champion of the world,’’ Tinubu was quoted as saying.