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Evander Holyfield received by Governor Ambode (photos)

Evander Holyfield received by Governor Ambode (photos)

Former world heavyweight boxing Champion Evander Holyfield has arrived Lagos to battle former Lagos state governor Bola Tinubu in a fight tagged 'Rumble in Lagos.

The former champions remembered for his battles with Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis was received by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in the state house.

Evander Holyfield received by Governor Ambode (photos)

Evander Holyfield met with Governor Ambode at the Lagos House in Ikeja

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The 54-year-old will fight the Jagaban in the Rumble in Lagos exhibition match on Thursday, 25th of May at the landmark Event center, Oniru, Lagos.

Evander Holyfield received by Governor Ambode (photos)

Holyfield was presented with an Eyo plaque by the governor

Professor Wole Soyinka will be the referee for the match which will be broadcast live on TV, as reported by NAIJ.com a few months back.

The fight will be in celebration of the Lagos @50 events happening all over the state.

Evander Holyfield received by Governor Ambode (photos)

Ambode with Holyfield CEO, ACI Entertainment, Wole Adeniyi (2nd left); CEO, Bishop Entertainment Consult, Atlanta Georgia, USA, Mr. Bshop Adejube (left) and Manager, Rumble, Funke Michael (right)

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

On the other hand, NAIJ.com recently visited Anthony Joshua family house of the new boxing king in Sagamu, Ogun state Nigeria;

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