How It All Went Down At Knockout Night
It was one of the biggest fight nights Dubai has ever seen.
Two-division world champion, philanthropist and social media influencer Badou Jack (@badoujack) officially launched Badou Jack Promotions and Events (@badoujackpromotions) with a huge boxing and mixed martial arts event on the Palm.
"Knockout Night" took place at the FIVE Palm Jumeirah (@fivepalmjumeirah) on May 3. The main event featured undefeated Cruiserweight boxer Viddal Riley (@isitril), duking it out against Nigerian boxer Austine Nnamdi, who stepped in to replace Mohammad Ali Bayat, who was originally scheduled to fight Riley, after he injured himself in training a week before.
S1 with KSI and Miniminter.
Harry "W2S/Wroetoshaw" Lewis and Katie Leach.
Boxing royalty "Prince" Naseem Hamed and two-time World Boxing champion Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) were also in attendence, along with a number of high profile regional content creators include MoVlogs (@mo_vlogs_), Narins Beauty (@narins_beauty), Lana Rose (@lanarose786), S1 (@official_S1), Ahmed "DVLZGame" Al-Nasheet (@DVLZgame), Peter Barron (@PeterBarron13), DJ Bliss (@djblissdubai), Omar Borkan (@omarborkan), Layla Akil (@laylaakil) and Nelita Villezon (@nelita_v).
"Prince" Naseem Hamed, Badou Jack and Amir Khan.
Highlights of the evening included YouTuber Faze Sensei making his amateur boxing debut and Dubai-based Turkish heavyweight fighter Fatih Ulusoy outscoring Syria’s Junior Kabbani.
Overall, it was a night to remember with CEO of Badou Jack Promotions Amer Abdallah promising another fight night before the end of 2019.
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