Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Nigeria's Kayode For WBA Title
The Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions announced Wednesday, August 20, 2014, that the vacant WBA Heavyweight World Title will be held in the Main Event Golden Boy Live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes. Nigeria's Lateef Kayode fighting out of Hollywood, California, will put his name in the history books when he meets Cuba's Luis Ortiz Thursday, September 11, 2014 for the WBA title at The Joint, Hard Rock Cafe $ Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada. Both fighters are unbeaten and Kayode will be Nigeria's second fighter to win the title in that division. The Kayode-Ortiz 12 round bout sponsored by Corona and O'reilly Auto Parts. Kayode is trained by 4-time trainer of the year Freddie Roach.