Dambe Warriors League (DWL has announced that its SuperFight 01 will take place at the Kano Pillars Stadium in Nigeria on November 26th.
The event, conducted with the support of the Kano State Government, is expected to draw the largest crowd in Dambe history with an anticipated 15,000 spectators. The event features a 3,000,000 Naira prize purse for the champions, the largest in Dambe history.
DWL SuperFight 01 will feature seven fights, promising an action-packed evening for all attendees.
There will be three Promotion Fights where the winners will replace the relegated #6 ranked fighters in the lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight divisions. Additionally, there will be three Championship Fights that will feature the #1 and #2 ranked fighters in the lightweight, middleweight, and heavyweight divisions.
SuperFight 01 battles will include:
Promotion Fight: Lightweight
- Alaye – House Kudu
- Yar Mage – House Kudu
Promotion Fight: Middleweight
- Shagon Agantsare – House Gurumada
- Shaaban – House Kudu
Promotion Fight: Heavyweight
- Shagon Audun Tunga – House Gurumada
- Dogon Sani – House Jamus
Championship Fight: Lightweight
- Bahagon Zayyanu (5 wins and 0 losses) – House Gurumada
- Autan Ali Kanin Bello (3 wins and 2 loss) – House Jamus
Championship Fight: Middleweight
- Ramadan (5 win and 0 losses) – House Jamus
- Bahagon Dogo Maitakwasara (4 wins and 1 loss) – House Gurumada
Championship Fight: Heavyweight
- Garkuwan Dutse (4 wins and 1 loss) – House Kudu
- Dogo Maitakwasara (4 wins and 1 loss) – House Gurumada
At the same time, DWL is excited to announce the much-anticipated rematch between Saudi Arabia’s Hussain Al-Mutairi and Nigeria’s Dogon Sisco. Al-Mutairi is seeking to avenge his punishing defeat at the hands of Sisco who previously defeated him with one of the greatest knockouts in Dambe history at Circuit Fight 01 this past September.
“We are immensely grateful for the support of the Kano State Government as well as our local partners, Cloud9Sports and MTN Nigeria,” Dambe Warriors League CEO Hugh Guill said.
“We also thank our Season One sponsors – Hypo, Indomie, Bet9ja, Amstel Malta, Climax, APO, and AIICO Multishield – who have been instrumental in making this event possible. The vision for DWL is to elevate the traditional Nigerian combat sport of Dambe to global prominence, while supporting our host communities along the way. We believe that Nigerians should take pride in this cultural export that has evolved over generations, and DWL is committed to making this a reality,”
Dambe Warriors provides training and personal development opportunities for their young warriors by investing time and resources into men themselves, their families, and their communities. The objective of the league is to harness, polish, distribute, and effectively manage the Dambe ecosystem while preserving the tradition, honour, and spirit that have driven the sport forward for centuries.