Former  world heavyweight boxing Champion Evander Holyfield  has been scheduled to  feature in an  exhibition boxing match that will pit him against former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Former  world heavyweight boxing Champion Evander Holyfield  has been scheduled to  feature in an  exhibition boxing match that will pit him against former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Former  world heavyweight boxing Champion Evander Holyfield  has been scheduled to  feature in an  exhibition boxing match that will pit him against former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

According to  Foluke Michael, the Project Manager of the fight, tagged “Rumbles in Lagos’’, the match will hold on  May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City. Holyfield is 54, while Tinubu is 65.

It will be  refereed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka.

Tinubu,  in his endorsement of the BAT v Holyfield bout, said,

  “I can’t wait to knock Evander down. I’m the real champion of the world.’’

The private sector-initiated event is designed as a contribution to the 50th anniversary celebration of the creation of Lagos State under the ongoing project, Lagos @50, chaired by Soyinka.

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