Hoyontan Set for Rematch with Baye Madione on Christmas Day


Hoyontan of Club Ndongo Ceesay is set to be the first Gambian wrestler to wrestle in a Grand Combat in Senegal when he faceoff in a rematch with Senegalese wrestler Baye Madione on Christmas Day.

The bout organized by Jam Production will be hosted in the Iconic Senegalese Arena National in Dakar on the 25th of December, 2021.

The two wrestling greats will engage in a Grand Combat for the second time, preceding the one that was held at the Independence Stadium on 15 December, 2019.

After refusing to cut his nails as required by the laws of the game, Hoyontan was declared winner by the Referee.

Hoyontan, who is undefeated will be looking to continue his impressive run and complete the double over Baye Madione, while the Thiaroye Gom Sa Bopa wrestler will be looking to return to winning ways following 5 successive defeats.

The Gambian King of the Arena on Tuesday 21 December 2021, held an opening training session at the Timeless Gym in preparations for the bout. Meanwhile hundreds of Gambian fans are getting ready to travel to Dakar to support Hoyontan.

Source: Gambia Wrestling Association Facebook page.