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Floyd Mayweather meets Rotimi Amaechi as he visits Nigeria, promises to build boxing academy

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Floyd Mayweather meets Rotimi Amaechi as he visits Nigeria, promises to build boxing academy

Floyd Mayweather visited Nigeria to promote his exhibition match against Don Moore in Dubai.

 

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The former multi-weight champion spoke at a press conference in Abuja on Sunday, May 8.

 

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Mayweather also visited Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, at his Abuja residence on Monday, May 9.

 

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Floyd Mayweather meets Rotimi Amaechi as he visits Nigeria, promises to build boxing academy

 

The 45-year-old boxing promoter said he’s been wanting to visit Nigeria for a while but “things did not go as expected”.

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He also said he plans to build “a boxing camp” in Nigeria to help the development of the sport in the country.

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Floyd Mayweather meets Rotimi Amaechi as he visits Nigeria, promises to build boxing academy

 

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He added that he would return to the country in the future “to train and continue to build my legacy”.

 

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He said: “Before I go to Dubai, I couldn’t choose a better place than Nigeria. I look forward to coming back to Nigeria to train and continue to build my legacy, and we also want to help build a boxing camp for the young youth and children coming up. With the help of Keane, one of my closest buddies, who is from Nigeria,.”

 

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Floyd Mayweather meets Rotimi Amaechi as he visits Nigeria, promises to build boxing academy

 

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