After narrowly losing to Keisuke Matsumoto via unanimous decision on August 30 in Japan, the Nigerian boxer, Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola will be making a return to the ring in a bout tagged: ‘Homecoming’ against Ghana’s Emmanuel Quartey on the 27th of this month.
The boxing show being sponsored by Zion Sports Incorporation Management will be held inside the indoor sports hall of National Stadium Surulere, Lagos Core Afrique Boxing Promotions is organizing the fight that has been sanctioned by the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control (NBBofC).
Other fighters that will feature in the show are Kabiru Towolawi God Son and Chidi Enoma who will lock horns in the cruiserweight category, while Sunday Abudu Ofere will battle Toheeb Wasiu in the heavyweight bout. Adeyemi ‘Spirit’ Adekanla and Joseph Joe with Oto ‘JOE BOY’ Joseph will slug it out in the Lightweight category respectively.
Other fighters are the stylish Riliwan ‘Baby Face’ Babatunde fighting against Stephen Agbor in a welterweight contest, and Rasheed ‘Fally Boy’ Adeyemo will face Semiu ‘Jagaban’ Olapade in the Superweight bout. Ibrahim ‘Ibrmo’ Taofeek and Akeem Olamilekan will clash in another Lightweight bout, while two female boxers, Barakat Adebisi and Celina Agwu.
Boxing lovers according to the CEO of COABOX, Sola Ayodele Popularly known as Sola Ford will be treated to a classical boxing experience that will linger for a long time in their memories owing to the quality of fighters lined up for the boxing show dubbed ‘Scorpion Homecoming’.