– 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.
Tinubu will fight Holyfield in an exhibition match The fight tagged ‘Rumble in Lagos’ will hold on May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City.
The match will be shown on TV world wide will be refereed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka. 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.’’
Holyfield is 54, while the Jagaban of Borgu is 65. Holyfield retired in 2011 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.