Expect the best of boxing at Season 6 of Battle of Ages championship- Alabi

..As NBB of C scribe, Aboderin heap praises on him

Photo: Alhaji Alabi (M) with two of the boxers that will be fighting on Sunday

Chief Executive Officer of ‘De Lads’ Boxing Promotions, Alhaji Waheed Wasiu Alabi has promised that their will be no dull moment in the season 6 of his boxing promotion tagged “Battle of the Ages”.

The promotion outfit will tomorrow, Sunday 3rd March, 2024 organise a nine bout tournament at the Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos and Alhaji Alabi is optimistic that the fight which is sanctioned by the Nigerian Boxing
Board of Control ( NBB of C) will witness great improvement over the previous editions considering the calibre of fighters that will be on parade and the logistics put in place for the fights.
He told Saturday during the weigh-in that the boxers were carefully selected and will give a good account of themselves.
” We’re happy with the successes that we’ve recorded in the previous five editions which has encouraged us to move ahead with the next edition and with the preparations we’ve put in place, there won’t be any dull moment in all the nine bouts lined up for the night.
” I have always said it that our major plan is to produce good boxers for the country who will in no distant time be ranked by the various world boxing bodies that will enable them challenge for world titles and that’s why we are consistent in our promotions to help these boxers not to be fight rusty.

” Our plan is to also ensure that our fighters earn good purse and am happy that with the support of NBB of C, we’re gradually getting there”, he stressed.

Alhaji Alabi appealed to boxing fans to troop out in their hundreds to watch the fights as they’ll get the value of their money and time

Meanwhile, Secretary General of the Nigerian Boxing Board of Control NBB of C, Remi Aboderin has commended Alhaji Alabi for what he’s doing to move professional boxing in the country forward.

He stated that the coming of De Lads Promotions and other promoters into the landscape of Nigerian boxing has really improved the fortune of professional boxing in the country, assuring that the sanctioning body will continue to create an enabling environment for the sports to grow.

” Kudos must go to promoters like Alhaji Alabi for what they’ve been able to achieve since they ventured into professional boxing promotion in this country and with the way they’re going, very soon the country will reap the benefits.

Aboderin stated that immediately after the Ramadan fast, many professional fights will be staged across the country.

” We’re gradually getting there and as you’re aware, we sanctioned many fights last year and just last week we were at Awka for a professional bout and by the end of Ramadan fast, there will be many other fights starting from April”, he concluded.

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