Floyd Mayweather would be making his
first ever visit to the African continent
when he storms Abuja on Friday ahead
of his ring return at the skies of Dubai
on May 14.
Mayweather’s trip was confirmed
yesterday in Lagos by his close ally,
Keane Anis who is in charge of his
Very excited Anis, a Nigerian, further
disclosed that the boxing legend might
also breeze into Lagos before hitting
Dubai for the fight.
Anis said Mayweather would address
the press in Abuja and could also pay a
courtesy call on Sports Minister, Sunday
He said the Mayweather’s visit would go
a long way 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
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 actualised now.
“I hope he gets a rousing reception in
the country,” Anis said.
Interestingly, only 30 seats are available
at the helipad where the fight against
Dangerous Don Moore would be held.
Tickets are however available for
viewers via www.globaltitans.com and
on live now.com