Tickets are now on sale for Nigeria’s premier Mixed Martial Arts event; the FACE OFF FIGHT NIGHT series, powered by UFC legend and world champion Kamaru Usman. The highly anticipated event, will feature 22 fighters from 6 African countries, and for the first time in Nigeria, two women’s MMA fights.
Promoted by THE AFRICAN KNOCKOUT (AKO), the FACE OFF FIGHT NIGHTS aims to position Mixed Martial Arts as one of the major sports in Africa by providing a platform for young talents, and giving MMA fans a new and unique experience of watching professional MMA fights live.
According to the organizers, “THE AFRICAN KNOCKOUT (AKO), is excited to bring the biggest fights to MMA fans around in Africa and will continue its commitment to excellence.
”Hosting the event for the third time running, ace entertainment and sports media personality, Jimmie Akinsola, is to be styled by Nigeria’s top designer Mai Atafo, emphasizing that this year’s live MMA fight night is a blend of entertainment and glamour as celebrities from the media and entertainment industry have been lined up to walk the red carpet.
The event billed for Thursday December 29, 2022 at the Landmark Events Center, Oniru,Lagos, will host sports icons, as well as dignitaries and representatives from the Lagos state ministry of youths, sports and social development.