The 17th edition of GOtv Boxing Night (GOtv Boxing Night 17) will feature musical performances by four big acts, the organisers have revealed.
The artistes scheduled to perform at the event, which holds on 28 December at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, are Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Teni Da Entertainer and Daddy Showkey.
According to Jenkins Alumona, Managing Director of Flykite Promotions, organisers of the event, the top acts have been signed on to provide additional entertainment at the show.
The event will host the World Boxing Federation Intercontinental super featherweight title bout between Nigeria’s Seun “The Machine” Wahab and Tanzania’s Issa “Peche Boy” Nampepeche in addition to seven other bouts.
Alumona explained that the show, tagged “Boxing Jams Music”, was conceived as a well-rounded entertainment package for fans during festive season.
In addition to the WBF title fight, GOtv Boxing Night 17 will feature another international bout, a middleweight challenge duel between US-based Nigerian Oluwafemi “The Eagle” Oyeleye and Meshack “Smart Boy” Mwankemwa of Tanzania.
The event will be beamed live on SuperSport in 47 African countries and would also see the best boxer of the night go home with a cash prize of N1.5 million alongside the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy.