Popular kickboxer Mayweather visits Abuja ahead of Skies of Dubai ring return fight


Floyd Mayweather’s trip was confirmed yesterday in Lagos by his close ally, Keane Anis who is in charge of his international tours/visits. Anis in excitment, a Nigerian, further disclosed that the boxing legend might also touch down into Lagos before leaving to Dubai for the fight. Anis said Mayweather would speak to the press in Abuja and could also pay a courtesy call on Sports Minister, Sunday Dare.

He said the Mayweather visit would contribute massively in promoting boxing, not just in the country, but the African continent.

“This is all about promoting the game, inspiring the youths and all that,” Anis stated.

He stressed that Mayweather has all along been looking forward to visiting Africa even as he added that it is great for that to be actualized now.

“I hope he gets a rousing reception in the country,” Anis said.

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