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Former commonwealth champion, Issac Ekpo, is set to hit the boxing ring at fourth edition of the GOtv Boxing Night which is scheduled to hold on October 25, 2015 at the indoor sports hall of the national stadium, Surulere-Lagos. 

Boxing fans who wish to attend the fourth edition of the event have been assured of adequate protection from harassment and intimidation in and around the the venue of the event.

Jenkins Alumona, managing director of Flykite Promotions, promised that fans have nothing to worry about when they come for the event. “We have made adequate arrangements to ensure that fans are not harassed. In addition, this edition will start earlier than the previous ones to ensure that it ends earlier for people to get home in good time,” Alumona said.

A bold hint of these objectives was delivered at the last edition when Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi won N1million for emerging the best boxer at the tournament.The cash prize was accompanied by the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.The best boxer on 25 October will also win the same amount, which the organisers said will offer more motivation for excellence in the ring.

Of the six fights lined up for the fourth edition of the event, the biggest is the one featuring Nigeria’s Isaac Ekpo, former Commonwealth champion, who will take on Jules Kabore of Burkina Faso in an international super middleweight challenge bout. Another big one is the national lightweight challenge bout between Fijabi, best boxer at the last edition, and Saheed “Happy Boy” Olayiwola.

Also Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo will duel with Isiaka ” Easy Lion” Yusuf in a light welterweight challenge contest, while Pelumi “Haggler” will fight Jamiu “Naval Man” Olabode in welterweight challenge.West African featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman will slug it out with Taofik “Taozon” Bisuga, while Otto “Joe Boy” Joseph will take on Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai in a lightweight challenge contest.

GOtv Boxing Night is a professional tourney featuring six fights.  It came into being as a way of arresting the decline of the sport through improved funding and better organisation.