Nigerian boxer Ridwan Oyekola recorded a knockout victory over Ghanaian boxer Emmanuel Quartey in the homecoming bout at the Indoor Sports Hall of National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Friday
The Ibadan-born boxer knocked out his opponent in round one of ten rounds featherweight clash to make a return to winning way following a defeat to Keisuke Matsumoto in his last bout in Japan.
Reacting after his knockout victory, Ridwan appreciated all his fans who came to support him and promised to continue to make them proud in future bouts.
In the undercard fights that happened before the main featherweight clash, Celina Agwu knocked out Mary Eze in round three of six rounds female light-heavyweight clash.
Toheeb Wasiu also defeated Sunday Abudu by unanimous decision of the judges after six rounds of Heavyweight clash while Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph defeated Batholomew Abuchi Uche by unanimous decision after six rounds of super-lightweight challenge bouts
In another bout, Riliwan “Babyface” Babatunde beats Isiaka Raimi by unanimous decision of the judges after a six-round welterweight clash.
Featherweight Lateef Azeez Knocks Out Bolaji Ewe Ade in round three in his pro debut.
The “Homecoming bout” was organized by Core Afrique Boxing promotions and powered by Zion Sports management incorporation, the bout was endorsed by the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control.