Spirit Of Warrior Unleashes Blended Martial Arts Fighters Lagos

Spirit Of Warrior Unleashes Blended Martial Arts Fighters Lagos

10 entertaining worldwide fights are anticipated to fireside up the environment at Muson Middle in Lagos because the Battle of the Gladiators Blended Martial Arts MMA showpiece takes centre stage.

The motion packed championship organised by Akalaka Spirit of the Warrior promotion will come up on 28 January 2023 from 7PM.

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Gearing as much as show some placing and grappling clinic within the co-main occasion are two girl warriors who’re nicely versed within the MMA enterprise.

Nationwide Sports activities Pageant 2022 gold medalist in judo Terlumun Doose of Nigeria faces Togolese placing sensation Cynthia Jibidar in an all women’ bantamweight affair that guarantees intense warmth, doggedness and magnificence.

The primary occasion within the males’s light-weight class throws up some Nigeria/Ghana jollof rivalry as Nigeria’s Black Panther Onem Richard squares as much as his Ghanaian foe Richard ‘Boyka’ Asiedu.

The Ghanaian champion could be angling to proper the wrongs of final 12 months’s March when he suffered a disqualification defeat to Cornell Thompson of Nigeria on the Akalaka 1 Streetfight contest in Ahoada, Rivers State.

The promoter Dr Ebere Bernard, a Nigerian Military veteran and fight sports activities specialist, believes in focussing on grassroots growth of youths within the sports activities the place found native skills might be nurtured to systematically graduate into skilled MMA fighters.

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“The promotion is targeted on grassroots youth growth which constitutes about 70% Nigeria inhabitants, with a goal of grooming 200 MMA prospects yearly throughout the nation for the subsequent 5 years.”

Dr Bernard the Director of Youth Improvement within the Nigeria Blended Martial Arts Federation, NMMAF, the newest federation to be granted full recognition by the Nigeria Sports activities Ministry, additionally added that the January 28 struggle night time at Muson Middle was consistent with the promotion’s values of utilizing fight sports activities to inform the African story of pre-colonial and post-colonial struggles.

Such wrestle can also be epitomised by 2015 African Video games gold medallist in Greco Roman wrestling Nigeria’s Emmanuel ‘The Working Machine ‘ Nworie who braved numerous adversities whereas rising up as a child earlier than attaining skilled standing in MMA.

The Working Machine will slug it out within the welterweight class with Daniel Appah ‘The Street Map’ within the Battle of the Gladiators whereas Ebenezer ‘Iron Fist’ Vincent and Geoffrey John The Skullcobra have gotten some outdated scores to settle in a light-weight battle.

Vincent took down Geoffrey within the semi closing of final month’s Spirit of the Warrior Akalaka 2 Streetfight which he ultimately gained on the Lagos Nationwide Stadium, nonetheless, Skullcobra disagreed with the judges’ determination on the day and promised to make it simpler for the arbiters on January 28.

Finishing the primary card is a probably all motion featherweight bout between Uchejim Onyeka of the Nigerian Military and Ghana’s Edmond Akhator.

The Ghanaian could possibly be on a revenge mission to Nigeria after dropping to a reverse spinning elbow by Jackiel Ayana final 12 months in Rivers State the place Akalaka 1 Streetfight thrilled struggle followers in Ahoada.

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The prelims are additionally stacked with some tasty duels to entertain struggle audiences.

Entering into the total glare of worldwide stage lights for the primary time in his MMA profession is quick rising expertise Ebere Stanford The Shaolin Tiger who takes on Ghana’s Jerry Otoo.

The enterprising Stanford has been a beneficiary of the Spirit of the Warrior Academic basis to tertiary establishment degree after convincing in earlier newbie {and professional} MMA tournaments hosted by the promotion.

Within the spirit of grooming native skills from the grassroots, two newbie bouts have been primed into the championship sanctioned by NMMAF.

The Gladiators Cage Struggle in Lagos is a prelude to one of many largest MMA struggle nights in Nigeria “The Night time of Glamour and Glory” arising on the twenty ninth of April 2023 in Abuja and headlined by the previous American MMA champion D’juan ‘Soiled South’ Owens in opposition to a North African opponent.

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