The Alaafin of Oyo Empire, his imperial Majesty Oba Dr Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, today took time out his hectic schedule whilst in London, UK to attend Larry Ekundayo’s training session this afternoon at Lime house Marina Gym, London.
His imperial Majesty Oba Dr. Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III who is undeniably, one of Africa’s most powerful and most influential kings. Trained and fought as a boxer before his ascension on to the throne of his forefathers. Recollections of the long career in boxing come to light as the current African Boxing Union welterweight Title holder Larry ‘The Natural ‘ Ekundayo of Nigeria presented his belts to His Royal Majesty Dr Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III today in London.
His imperial Majesty Oba Dr. Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III showed off his pugilistic prowess and got into the ring with ABU champion Larry Ekundayo for an impromptu sparring session.
His imperial Majesty Oba Dr. Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III ended his visit by telling boxing champion Larry Ekundayo that he has the kings full support and that he will do everything in his power to make sure Larry has the full support of the government of Nigeria for all upcoming fights and endeavours.
In attendance were Commercial Manager Mr Ben Gray and mentor, boxing great and former commonwealth and British title holder and world title challenger Olusegun ‘the gun’ Ajose.
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