Reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph of Nigeria, has pledged to botch up the face of his Ghanaian challenger, Anama Dotse, when they face off in the worldwide lightweight fight at GOtv Boxing Night 16 on 14 October at the Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Which is one of two international fight scheduled for the event
Talking in Lagos on Friday, the hard-hitting ABU champion said he is fit as a fiddle for the battle and he is prepared to ensure his opponent suffer.
“I am in the most ideal shape. This is an awful sign for Dotse, who should realize that Nigeria is better than Ghana inside and out. I will demonstrate that prevalence by botching up his face. His face stays smooth since he has been meeting delicate rivals. That will end at GOtv Boxing Night,” gloated Joe Boy.
GOtv Boxing Night 16 will include nine sessions crosswise over various weight divisions, the most astounding number since the show started in November 2014.
The headline battle is the West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight title clash between Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu of Nigeria and Ghana’s Benjamin Lamptey. Likewise scheduled for the night is the national light heavyweight title clash between Kabiru “KB Godson” Towolawi and Adewale “Masevex” Masebinu. In the featherweight class, Waidi “Skoro” Usman will have a rematch with Chibuzor “T Boy” Obi.
The event will similarly highlight alumni class of the last two editions of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search. Standing out is Opeyemi “Sense” Elijah, best boxer at GOtv Boxing NextGen 4, who will go up against Sheriff “Oshe” Ogunbanjo in a super bantamweight duel. Taiwo “Esepo” Agbaje will go up against Tope “TP Rock” Musa in a lightweight fight; while Azeez “Who Say So” Tijani will square up with Waheed “Showmax” Shogbanmu,
Another GOtv Boxing NextGen graduate, Isaac “I Star” Chukwudi will slug it out with Adeyemi “Soul” Adekanla in a welterweight conflict, while Aminu “Fortunate Boy” Akintayo would confront Mutiu “Machine” Lawal in a super flyweight division challenge
The occasion will be channeled live on SuperSport in 47 African nations. The best boxer at the occasion will run home with a money prize of N1.5 million nearby the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.