Charles Manyuchi warned

HARARE - Charles Manyuchi’s handlers have cautioned the Zimbabwean pugilist against underrating Colombian Delvis Navarro when the two clash on November 22 with the WBC welterweight belt on the line.

Manyuchi, who knocked out Ghana’s Patrick Allotey to win the WBC title last March, is set to fight Navaro as an undercard to the main bill involving Catherine Phiri’s fight at the Government Complex in Lusaka.

World Boxing Council (WBC) silver bantamweight champion Phiri is facing South African Bukiwe Nonina.

Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP) operations manager Chris Malunga urged both boxers to take their respective bouts seriously.

Malunga also called on his boxers to be disciplined as they prepare for their fights if they were to emerge victorious.

“In sport, discipline is very cardinal and I am appealing to my boxers to remain disciplined and they should not underrate their opponent,” the OQBP operations manager told Zambian media last week.

Malunga was happy that boxers were responding well to training and was optimistic they would take out their opponents.

“I have been checking on the boxers, they are doing very well and I am positive that come November 22 they will give their fans what they expect,” he said.

Malunga also feels Phiri and Manyuchi should aim to win their respective  bouts as a dedication to the late Zambian President Michael Sata.

“Catherine and Charles should be physically and mentally prepared to defend their titles not only for themselves but also in honour of Sata who was a great leader,” Malunga said.

Manyuchi comes into the bout on the backdrop of 14 wins, two losses and one drawn match in his last 17 contests whilst Navarro holds 17 wins and four losses in 21 fights.

The Masvingo-raised boxer is currently in Zambia under the guidance of his stable OQBP, who are working overtime to bring Manyuchi to his optimal ahead of the big fight.

Comments (1)

Charles Manyuchi is going to win the title.we want to beat Mayweather soon soon..Msvingo fi mashup kupfura Mabhanditi

Happymore Mushayi - 18 November 2014

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