Articles tagged 'manyuchi'

Manyuchi launches academy 21 December 2017 HARARE - Former WBC Silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi is hoping to unearth the next gem and help boxing develop in the country after officially launching his academy yesterday. The Charles Manyuchi Sports Academy will be a multi-purpose sporting facility and is being constructed on...
Manyuchi's road to redemption 22 June 2017 HARARE – After the chastening first round defeat to Qudratillo Abduqaxorov in March, Zimbabwean boxer Charles Manyuchi returns to the ring next month as he tries to get his career back on track. The former World Boxing Council welterweight (silver) champion is scheduled to fight against Democr...
Manyuchi handlers expected 13 April 2017 HARARE - Dethroned World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi, who is yet to recover from a bruising defeat in Singapore, will know his next step when his managers arrive in the country this week. The visit by Manyuchi’s manager Chris Malunga of Oriental Quarries ...
Manyuchi's camp fumes 28 March 2017 HARARE - Charles Manyuchi’s management is threatening to take legal action against anyone insinuating the Zimbabwean boxer fixed his bout against Qudratillo Abduqahorov of Uzbekistan in Singapore at the weekend. Manyuchi lost his WBC World Welterweight (silver) belt to the undefeated Abduqahor...
Qudratillo knocks out Manyuchi 26 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's number 1 boxer Charles Manyuchi lost his WBC Welterweight silver title when he was knocked out in the first round by Qudratillo Abduqahorov of Uzbekistan in Singapore yesterday. Abduqahorov, who is based in Malaysia and was fighting his fourth fight in Singapore, now extend...
Manyuchi mocks challenger Abduqaxorov 17 March 2017 HARARE - World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi is not reading much into his opponent's perfect record declaring himself as an undisputed champion. Speaking at a press briefing in Singapore yesterday ahead of next week's fight against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov of...
Manyuchi out to make statement 15 March 2017 HARARE - World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi, who is facing what could be a defining fight in his career, wants to send a message when he faces Qudratillo Abduqaxorov. Manyuchi, who was scheduled to arrive in Singapore this morning in the company of his man...
Zim boxers pummelled in Zambia 7 March 2017 HARARE - The poor state of local boxing was once again brought to the fore after a Zimbabwean team was thoroughly outclassed by Zambian boxers in Lusaka over the weekend in an international amateurs’ tournament. Out of the eight boxers that participated in different categories in a tournament ...
Hong Kong ref for Manyuchi bout 4 March 2017 HARARE - The World Boxing Council (WBC) has appointed Raymond Chang of Hong Kong as referee for Charles Manyuchi title defence against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov on March 25 at the OCBC Arena in Singapore. Chang has officiated in over 56 bouts both as a referee and as a judge and this will be his ...
Manyuchi intensifies bout preps 17 February 2017 HARARE - Charles Manyuchi has stepped up preparations for the defence of his World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Welterweight title next month in Singapore. Manyuchi, whose incredible life story has inspired those around him in the country and across Africa, will defend his title when he faces Q...
Manyuchi goes down memory lane 12 February 2017 HARARE – To those who know him best, Charles Manyuchi always had the ability and ambition he needed to make his journey from a back street boy from Mutoko to one of the best welterweight punchers in the world. But, even for someone as gifted as the champion pugilist, those attributes on their ...
Big pay day in store for Manyuchi 6 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean boxing sensation Charles Manyuchi is in the running to land a R1 million pay cheque according to reports in South Africa. Golden Gloves boss Rodney Berman is considering including Manyuchi on his forthcoming Welterweight Super Four tournament later this year. “I am consi...
Malunga backs Manyuchi 31 January 2017 HARARE - Chris Malunga believes Charles Manyuchi’s title defence in March is just another pit-stop for the World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight holder on the way to becoming a world champion. Manyuchi (20-2-1, 12 KOs), became the WBC silver welterweight champion after beating Russia’...
Singapore anticipates Manyuchi bout 31 January 2017 HARARE - Top Singapore boxing promoter Alexander Shah says the world title bout set for March 25 is an opportunity for the island city-state to show the world that it can become the next Las Vegas of world boxing. Charles Manyuchi is set to defend his World Boxing Council silver welterweight t...
I won't stop: Manyuchi 22 January 2017 HARARE - For fighters to call each other out or make promises is nothing new in boxing. But Charles Manyuchi has taken the art to announce that his recent crowning moment as Zimbabwe’s best sporting talent of 2016 will not make him remove the paddle from the metal. The Mutuko-born pugilist ...
Manyuchi goes for gold 6 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe boxing superstar Charles Manyuchi could be in line to challenge some of the world’s best fighters, his promoters at Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP) revealed yesterday. Manyuchi’s manager, Chris Malunga, who is due to travel to the United States of America this week...
Manyuchi over the moon 17 October 2016 HARARE - World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi is delighted after making light work of Colombian Jose Agustin Feria on Friday night. Fighting on home soil for the first time since 2012, Manyuchi wasted no time in blasting away Feria in the first round. [Go...
Manyuchi's big night 17 October 2016 HARARE - The much-anticipated Charles Manyuchi’s historic fight on home soil is on this evening at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). Manyuchi will take on Colombian boxer Jose Agustin Julio Feria in an 8-round non-title bout this evening. The other interesting bout on the u...
'More boxing tournaments to come' 17 October 2016 HARARE - Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday said Friday night’s non-title fight between Zimbabwe’s Charles Manyuchi and Colombian Jose Agustin Feria is the beginning of more good things to come for local boxing fans. This will be Manyuchi’s first fight on home soil since June 2012 w...
Manyuchi's opponent Feria arrives 11 October 2016 HARARE - Colombian boxer Jose Agustin Julio Feria arrived in the country yesterday for Friday’s non-title fight against World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). The lowly-ranked Colombian replaced Manyuchi’s ...
Manyuchi to fight Feria 10 October 2016 HARARE - World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi will now fight Colombian Jose Agustin Julio Feria in a non-title bout next week. There has been speculation surrounding Manyuchi’s upcoming fight after his initial opponent Damien Martin of France pulled out unde...
Time running out for Manyuchi 10 October 2016 HARARE - With only 11 days to go before Charles Manyuchi’s historic fight on home soil, his promoters Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP) are still running around to tie down an opponent. Initially, Manyuchi, who is the current World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion, wa...
Manyuchi sponsorship packages revealed 23 September 2016 HARARE - Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP), in conjunction with the government, yesterday rolled out various sponsorship packages to entice the corporate world to come on board and support World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi. Manyuchi, who became t...
Manyuchi, Coventry nominated for AUSC awards 10 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe boxing sensation Charles Manyuchi and swimmer Kirsty Coventry have been nominated for prizes in the inaugural African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Awards. The Regional Annual Sports Awards (Rsas) will be hosted at Birchwood Estate in Johannesburg, South Africa on June...
Manyuchi's date with destiny 5 May 2016 HARARE - Charles Manyuchi may be 11 000km away from home, but scores of his fans — boxing promoters, politicians and former pugilists — believe he will beat Russian Dmitry Mikhaylenko tomorrow. Manyuchi is taking on Mikhaylenko for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) international welterweig...