The famous world boxing champion and boss of The Money Team, Floyd Mayweather Jr, will arrive in Nigeria later this month in a bid to fight the speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
While speaking with the media during a press conference in Lagos on Monday, the chairman of Tettrazzini Group of Companies, Donatus Okonkwo, revealed that famous world boxing champion, Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr, will arrive in Nigeria on June 12 in what has been termed as a historic visit by organisers, Zzini Media Concept.
The boss of Zzini Media, whose parent company is Tettrazzini Group who is organising an African tour for the boxing icon, disclosed that Mayweather among other things will be involved in a charity bout with the Speaker of the House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara.
He said; “Floyd is coming to sub Saharan Africa for the first time and he is starting in Nigeria. He would arrive on the 12th of June barely eight days from today, he would be around for four days and three nights,” Okonkwo announced.
Reeling out the itinerary for Mayweather in his four-day visit, Okonkwo said the boxing champ will be visiting Lagos, Abuja, Akwa Ibom and Anambra during his stay in Nigeria.
“We are happy to tell you that Mayweather will be engaging Dogara in a charity bout to be staged in Abuja,” the lead promoter for the Mayweather visit revealed.
He added that the Speaker has already given assurances that he would be present for the bout as it is a charitable event.
The bout is fixed June 14 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
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