Evander Holyfield Arrives Lagos, To Face Tinubu In Charity Bout

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Five time World Heavyweight Champion, Evander Holyfield moments ago arrived Lagos State as he is billed to have a charity bout against Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The fight themed, Rhumbles In Lagos is scheduled to hold at the Eko Atlantic on Thursday, May 25th and it is to be refereed by ace writer, Professor Wole Soyinka.


BlackBox Nigeria gathered that the bout is a charity directed to help fund the Lagos @ 50 celebration and help project the development in the State to the world.

According to a statement from an aide to Tinubu, the fight is also aimed at getting the world’s attention to some health-related issues in Africa, and will focus on cases such as Autism in Children, Breast Cancer, Mental Illness and HIV/AIDS, River Blindness and disabilities as it will be streamed live to the world.

In a related development, Lagos State is set to host retired American boxer, Floyd Mayweather, BBN learnt.

The Leader of the The Money Team is set to to visit Lagos between the period of June 12th to 14th. Reports gathered stated that he confirmed the trip himself via a short clip.

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