Badou Jack Promotions – Dubai Boxing In The News
Dubai: FIVE Palm Jumeirah’s Vista Ballroom, Dubai’s spanking new entertainment venue, was home to an evening of explosive championship boxing on Thursday night that threatened the bring the roof down on an elite gathering of celebrities and A listers
Right from the opening bell that signalled the start of the multinational fight-card the audience were treated to a series of adrenaline-filled contests that culminated in a thrilling headline act that saw the emergence of an exciting new cruiserweight boxing sensation, Viddal Riley.
Weigh-ins for Dubai’s latest adrenaline pumping event in boxing and kickboxing, the Knockout Night showcasing the very best of international and regional boxers and kickboxers, was held at The Penthouse FIVE Palm Jumeirah on Thursday.
A premium lifestyle hotel, FIVE Palm Jumeirah have joined forces with Two Division World Champion Badou Jack Promotions to present this landmark event to be held on Friday that will also feature local fighters, including Majid Al Nagbi and Saudi Arabia’s Julaidan Abdulfatah.
From almost next to nothing to two top events in the space of two months, Dubai, the Maximum City, couldn’t have asked for anything more.
After Round 10 Boxing Club hosted ‘The Fight DXB Uncovered’ last month with two belts – the WBC International super-flyweight title and the WBO European featherweight title on the line, the city braces itself for another big boxing event titled ‘Knockout Night at FIVE Palm Jumeirah,’ on Friday night.
Badou Jack Promotions and Events’ first event will have YouTube sensation and amateur boxer KSI and two-time world boxing champion Amir Khan in attendance. Former world boxing champion Badou Jack has launched a UAE-based events company.
Badou Jack Promotions and Events will mark its debut on Friday May 3 next, with a boxing and mixed martial arts event at Five Palm Jumeriah in Dubai.