IBADAN WBF TITLE BOUT: BOXING FANS PLAN BIG FOR RIDWAN SCORPION’S SUCCESS

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The World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight title bout has been scheduled to hold in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. on Friday, the 27th December, 2020. Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola an indegene of the State, will be facing Jose Ramos Tornado Savin from Spain at the big international event.

Towards ensuring that the Nigerian fighter records victory during contest, a group of boxing enthusiasts under the auspices of ‘Ridwan Scorpion Fans Club” has unveiled plans to support the boxer. The group has gone extra mile to contribute resources to support the training and buildup of the Ibadan-born boxer towards ensuring he is in good shape to face the Spaniard.


The Chairman of Scorpion Fans Club, Raifu Hakeem who spoke with newsmen in Ibadan described the bout as an epic one that should not be toyed with, and as such, not all things should be left to the government and the promoter alone, and that is why they resolved to support the boxer in whatever way they could.


“We came together about 4 years ago to form this group, so that we would be supporting our own fighter ‘Scorpion’ in an organized manner. ” We love the game of boxing very well, and we have been contributing money and other resources to help Ridwan in our own little way”


“There is a plan to mobilize fans in large numbers to the venue of the fight (Ilaji Sports Resort), and I can assure you that Ridwan Scorpion will defeat the Spaniard on knockout to win the WBF belt for Nigeria. We’re also organizing a prayer session too”, said the boxing fan that is popularly known as Shypon.

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Meanwhile, Mr. Sola Ayodele who is the CEO of Core Afrique Boxing Promotion, the firm promoting the bout, has also assured that the belt would arrive Nigeria ahead of the epic bout as all hands were on desk to ensure there were no itches.


Photo captions: All for WBF title bout success; Chairman of Scorpion Fans Club, Raifu Hakeem popularly known as Shypon (right), Ridwan Scorpion Oyekola and Owoseni Mutiu.

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