Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Africa is set for a big boost with a first of its kind event in Lagos.
This is coming after the African Knockout Championship (AKO) announced the launch of its third season – the inaugural “All Africa Championship.”
The event, scheduled for Lagos, and the Championship, stand as a testament to AKO’s commitment to fostering the growth and popularity of MMA across the continent.
UFC Legend and African Knockout founder, Kamaru “The Nigerian Nightmare” Usman, shared his enthusiasm for the upcoming event.
“For the first time ever, 36 warriors representing 14 African countries will converge in Lagos to determine the inaugural African AKO Champion,” Usman revealed.
Fighters to watch out for include Cherif Drame (Benin Republic), Daniel Emeka (Nigeria), Jibrin Inuwa Baba (Nigeria), and Mohammed Juma (South Sudan).
Since its inception, AKO has been instrumental in raising the profile of MMA in Africa, hosting events that spotlight…