The organizers of the much-anticipated boxing bouts tagged: Ileya Boxing Fiesta slated for inside the main-bowl of Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, (former Liberty Stadium) Ibadan has lined up many hip-pop singers which include Oyinkansade, Sade Black, Eldrago, Ashabel others to thrill fans during epic boxing show.
The boxing event according to the four-man organizing committee which includes Lucky Richard, Michael Ovie, Charles Ogunleye and Shola Ford would be held on 13th August, a day after this year’s Eid-Kabir (Ileya) during a with two most important monarchs Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi and the Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji pledging to be at the ring-side to cheer Oyo boxers to victory.
Meanwhile, the boxing show that was put together by Henry Lewis Boxing Promotions would see Ridwan Oyekola Scorpion confronting Isaac Dawuona, a Ghanaian who plies his trade in the United State of America in a continental boxing challenge while Akeem Sadiku Dodo will also tackle Lokossou Jacob from the Republic of Benin in another continental bout.
Other big fights slated for the day is bantamweight bout between Adeyemi Opeyemi (Sense) and Habeeb Oladeji while Jamiu Akande and Yusuf Ogunbumi will also lock-horns in a lightweight boxing contest, two female boxers, Edith Ogoke and Blessing Godwin will also battle in a middleweight bout and an enterprising Oladosu Rilwan will go to war with Moses Samuel.
Photo Captions: (L-R) Two Ibadan based popular boxers Ridwan Oyekola is popularly known as Scorpion their trainer Sunny Bruce and Sadiku Akeem Dodo.