WINDHOEK, Sept. 10 – Namibian boxers showed their mettle yesterday, locking horns with their counter parts from countries such as Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Uganda at Windhoek Country Club.
The event was organized by MTC Nestor ‘’Sunshine’’ Tobias Boxing and Fitness Academy under the theme No Mercy Part 7.
Jacob ‘’Jay Jay’’ Jacob defeated Salatiel Moses by a judges decision after 4 rounds of boxing.
Charles Shimina was too good for young Max Ipinge in the Junior middleweight class and it took him four rounds to dismantle his latest opponent.
Andreas Amupolo was defeated by Japhet Amukwa in the Bantamweight class, while in the super bantam weight class, Timoteus ‘’remember’’ Shuulula knocked out his opponent in the first round of boxing.
Fighting in the international welterweight title was Mike Shonena vs Laston Kaila from Malawi. Mike floored his Malawian opposition to the ground in the 4th round to a thunderous applause from his home supporters.
In the WBO Africa Featherweight title, Sakaria “Desert Storm” Lucas locked horns with Ugandian Ntambi Rabisa. After signalling his intentions, Sakaria left it late to release a flurry of punches in the third round, knocking out his opponent with a TKO.
The Main fight was between Paulus “Hit Man”s Moses against Tanzanian Saidi Mundi, for the WBO Africa Lightweight title.
The fight started off on a slow pace in the first round and in the second round, Moses turned up the heat, and his efforts bore fruit in the 5th round, knocking down his opponent by TKO bringing the fight which was schedule for 12 round to an end. – Robert Maseka