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Oyinkanade, Sade Black, Eldrago, others line up for Ileya boxing fiesta


Two Ibadan-based boxers, Ridwan Oyekola, popularly known as Scorpion (left) and Sadiku Akeem Dodo (right), as well as their trainer, Sunny Bruce, are billed for the Ileya Boxing Fiesta.

Boxing fans are in for a fun-filled Ileya fiesta, which will hold at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium on August 13, the organisers have promised.

Already, hip-pop singers, including Oyinkansade, Sade Black, Eldrago and Ashabel, among others, have been lined up to entertain the fans at the events.

The four-man organising committee, which has Lucky Richard, Michael Ovie, Charles Ogunleye and Shola Ford, disclosed that Ridwan Oyekola Scorpion will, battle with Isaac Dawuona, a Ghanaian based in the United States of America, while Akeem Sadiku Dodo will tackle Lokossou Jacob from Republic of Benin.


Other big fights slated for the day include a bantamweight bout between Adeyemi Opeyemi (Sense) and Habeeb Oladeji, Jamiu Akande against Yusuf Ogunbumi in the lightweight category, as well as a fight between two female boxers, Edith Ogoke and Blessing Godwin, who will battle in the middleweight category, just as enterprising Oladosu Rilwan will meet Moses Samuel.

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