Super welterweight boxer, Taiwo “Gentle Boy” Olowu, has said his target is to claim the West African Boxing Union Super Welterweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 30.
The enterprising boxer, national welterweight title holder, will square up against top Ghanaian boxer, Michael Ansah.
The event is slated for the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos Island, Lagos State on December 26, 2023.
Speaking ahead of the fight, Gentle Boy boasted that he would ensure the Ghanaian returns to his country empty-handed.
He said: “I aim to add this West African Boxing Union title to my national title.
“As a national champion, I cannot allow a foreigner to come and take this belt away in front of my fans.
“This is a big opportunity for me to be a WABU champion.
“Ansah will leave Nigeria empty-handed.”
The more experienced Ghanaian boxer has a record of 23 wins, 12 defeats and three draws from 38 professional fights, while Gentle Boy boasts of 15 wins and one defeat from his 16 professional fights.
In the other title fight, Sifon “Best” Iwatt will battle Saheed Azeez for the National Super Flyweight title.
Also on the bout card for the night are five other national fights, including a female national cruiserweight challenge fight between national female cruiserweight champion, Bolatito “Black Tito” Oluwole, and Blessing Abisoye.
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Arabambi Ojo and Ibrahim “Golden Boy” Opeyemi will slug it out in a national bantamweight challenge bout; Abdulafeez “Big Name” Osoba will face Christopher Ucheji in a national super welterweight challenge fight, while Ayanfe Adeoye and Ahmed Ganiyu will duel in a national light welterweight category.