Hogan, Flair for Amaechi’s wrestling tourney
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Organisers of the maiden edition of the RCA Wrestleforce Extravaganza have said that renowned world wrestling stars American Hulk Hogan and Rick Flairs will be available for the wrestling extravaganza.
The wrestling championship is being staged to honour the Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi in two senatorial districts of the oil-rich Rivers State.
Disclosing this at a press briefing at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos yesterday, Coordinator of the championship, Prince Hameed Olanrewaju said the 1st RCA Wrestleforce Extravaganza will feature at least 300 wrestlers across the world with the sum of $75, 000 at stake for the winner.
He disclosed that a Local Organising Committee, LOC, headed by Mr. Anthony Banigo, an indigene of Bonny Island in Rivers State, has been constituted to organise a befitting competition, adding that at least 15 titles will be contested for.
“We are finalising arrangement with Hulk Hogan for him to be the Match Commissioner and Rick Flair as the Ringside Judge for the championship,” Prince Mohammed, a former Nigerian wrestling champion said.