Light Welterweight Title Rilwan baby face, Sikiru Omo Iya Eleja set for bout

Following his loss at their last match, Sikiru Omo Iya Eleja is back to challenge Rilwan Baby face for the Light Welterweight Title.

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Rilwan Babyface throws a punch at Sikiru Omo Iya Eleja

(Flykite Promotions)
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Fast rising light welterweight boxer, Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, has declared that Sikiru “Omo Iya Eleja” Shogbesan, with whom he is billed to fight at GOtv Boxing Night 10, will not last the distance.

Speaking ahead of the event holding on 26 December at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, Baby Face said his opponent will endure a torrid time and throw in the towel within a short time.

By now, Omo Iya Eleja should know that I am on a higher level. My preparation for this fight has been intensive. I want to thank him in advance for adding to the number of victories in my professional career. There is no hiding place for him,” said the young boxer.

In the biggest fight of the night, Nigeria’s Stanley ‘Edoboy’ Eribo will confront Meshack Mwankemwa of Tanzania for the African Boxing Union welterweight title.

In yet another rematch, Waidi “Skoro” Usman, national and West African featherweight champion, will face Dare “Fighting Machine” Oyewole, the man he defeated to win the national title.

The light heavyweight category will bring Kabiru “KD Godson” Towolawi face to face with Felix “Man Mopol” Igwe.

The best boxer of at the event will win a cash prize of N1.5million and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.