World Boxing Organisation (WBO) lightweight Africa champion, Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses is scheduled to defend his title in April against an opponent yet to be confirmed.
The former World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion will headline the 27th Independence Boxing Bonanza dubbed ‘Defending Namibia’s Pride” at Ramatex in Windhoek on April 1.
Boxing promoter and owner of the MTC Nestor Sunshine Tobias boxing and Fitness Academy, Nestor Tobias, said the former world champion will either step into the ring against Tanzanian Mfaume Mfaume or South African-born Mzonke Fana, ‘The Rose of Khayelitsha’.
Moses who is currently ranked number sixth by the WBO boast a significant record of 42 fights, 38 wins and three losses faces a daunting task of successfully defending his title on home soil.
The potential Tanzanian opponent professional record stand at 15 fights, 11 wins, two losses and two draws while his other probable opponent’s record is 49 fights, 38 wins and 11 losses.
Also expected to defend his title in style is Sakaria ‘Desert Storm’ Lukas, who will defend his WBO Africa featherweight title against South African Oscar Chauke.
Compared to his opponent who has a more mature professional record of 24 fights, 35 wins, 11 losses and three draws, the Namibian champion boast a relatively low but equally impressive record of 18 fights without defeat.
Also on the night, boxing lovers will see the hard-hitting Walter ‘The Executioner’ Kautondokwa defending his title against either Christopher Buthelezi of South Africa or Med Sebyala from Uganda.
Buthelezi’s professional record is 40 fights, 25 wins, 12 losses and three draws while Sebyala’s record is 25 fights, 16 wins, eight losses and one draw.
Pretty Boy Immanuel ‘Prince’ Naindjala will also step in the ring against Sibiniso Ngonya from South Africa.
Naindjala, who is the current WBO Inter-continental champion is currently ranked fifth in the world, and has an impressive record of 26 fights, 23 wins, three losses and one draw while Ngonya’s record is 11 fights, ten wins and one loss.
The 27th Independence Boxing Bonanza will also showcase six undercard fights. Boxing fans are expected to fork out N$50 for the general stands while VIP tickets are going for N$300.
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