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Ex-Lagos governor Bola Tinubu to face Evander Holyfield

Ex-Lagos governor Bola Tinubu to face Evander Holyfield

- Former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu will 'fight' former boxing world champion Evander Holyfield

- The exibition match will be held at Eko Atlantic City as part of Lagos at 50

- Evander 'The Real Deal' Holyfield is 54, while the 'Jagaban of Borgu' is 65-years-old

Former Lagos state governor Bola Tinubu will test himself in the ring against former world heavyweight boxing Champion Evander Holyfield.

Ex-Lagos governor Bola Tinubu to face Evander Holyfield

Tinubu will fight Holyfield in an exhibition match

The fight tagged 'Rumble in Lagos' will hold on May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City.

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The match will be shown on TV world wide will be refereed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka.

Ex-Lagos governor Bola Tinubu to face Evander Holyfield

Jagaban vs Holyfield

Speaking ahead of his epic battle with Holyfield, Tinubu said: “I can’t wait to knock Evander down. I’m the real champion of the world.’’

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Holyfield is 54, while the Jagaban of Borgu is 65.

Ex-Lagos governor Bola Tinubu to face Evander Holyfield

Holyfield retired in 2011

NAIJ.com understands the event is designed as a contribution to the 50th anniversary celebration of the creation of Lagos State under the ongoing project, Lagos @50.

Part of the proceeds from the fight would be given to not-for-profit organisations and agencies in Lagos.

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