Zimbabwean duo to feature in Double Belt Challenge
Zimbabwean boxers, Nicola Muntunora and Tinashe Mwadziwana, will spice the forthcoming Double Belt Challenge as they will feature in supporting fights at Lilongwe Community Centre on Sunday.
Muntunora will take on Alick Mwenda in an eight-round non-title contest while Mwadziwana will face Tinkhani Kamanga.
No Pain No Gain Boxing Promotions managing director, Craig Rousseau, said they included the Zimbabwean duo to expose local boxers to international fights.
“Our mission is to develop the sport. If we can’t travel to other countries, we should, at least, invite foreign boxers,” he said.
Rousseau said the bi l l was made possible through a partnership of three stable’s, No Pain No Gain Boxing Promotions, White Belt Boxing Promotions and Delta Force Boxing Academy of Zimbabwe.
Meanwhile, challenger Chrispin Moliyati and lightweight champion, Salimu Chazama have vowed to slice each other during the main fight for the lightweight belt.
“Last time, I was robbed off victory but this time around I will not entertain. I will fight hard to get the belt because it belongs to me,” said Moliyati, who has recorded 27 wins, four defeats and two draws from 33 fights.
Chazama said he would mercilessly pound Moliyati to stop him from seeking another rematch.
“I know that he will come hard but I have everything to torture him throughout the fight,” said Chazama, who has fought 21 times, won 19 fights, drawn once and lost twice.
In another title fight, Limbani Masamba will defend the super welterweight belt against challenger Chikondi Makawa.
In other non-title supporting fights, Yamikani Mkandawire face Emmanuel Chimaja while Ruth Chisale will renew her rivalry with Anisha Basheer.
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