Tinubu to square up against Holyfield in boxing bout

Former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu will square up against former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Evander Holyfield in an exhibition match.

The boxing match tagged “Rumble in Lagos” will hold on May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City, Lagos and Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka will serve as referee.

“I can’t wait to knock Evander down. I’m the real champion of the world,” Bola Tinubu said in anticipation of the fight.

The boxing match is part of the activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of Lagos State.

Organizers of the match said the exhibition bout is aimed at attracting attention to health-related issues in Africa, specifically those affecting children.

The exhibition match is being promoted by ACI Entertainment and Bishop Entertainment Consult based in Atlanta, Georgia.