Articles tagged 'wbc'

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 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...
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...
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...
'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...
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'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...
Manyuchi faces Russian Mikhaylenko 18 March 2016 HARARE - World Boxing Council (WBC) international welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi will defend his title against undefeated Russian Dmitry Mikhaylenko the Daily News has learnt. The fight is set for May 6 in Russia and the contract for the bout has been signed by Manyuchi's handlers Orie...
'Sky is the limit for Manyuchi' 21 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean boxer Charles Manyuchi's father and trainer Ottis Manyuchi is confident his son will continue to scale greater heights within the sport. Manyuchi successfully defended his World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight title when he stopped Italian Gianluca Freeza in Venice on Sat...
Manyuchi WBC opponent pulls out 13 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean boxer Charles Manyuchi will no longer defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight title against David Avanesya after the Russian pulled out. He will, however, trade leather with Silerio Ortiz of Mexico in Lusaka later this month. Reports from Zambia revealed that ...
Manyuchi confident of victory 26 February 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean boxer Charles Manyuchi is confident of retaining his World Boxing Council (WBC) International title against David Avanesya of Russia next month in Zambia. The 26-year-old from Masvingo, who is rated the 28th best welterweight boxer in the world by the WBC, has a professiona...
Mukondiwa off to Las Vegas 9 December 2014 HARARE - Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) nominee Patrick Mukondiwa will miss the ceremony next week as he will be attending a World Boxing Council (WBC) convention in Las Vegas, United States. Mukondiwa, who was nominated for the award of Technical Official of the Year, will battle it out...
Manyuchi won't change nationality 2 December 2014 HARARE - Boxer Charles Manyuchi says he is losing hope of ever receiving any recognition from Zimbabwe but says even against such a background he will not accept a Zambian honorary citizenship. Manyuchi’s successfully defended his WBC International welterweight title last week against Columbia...
Manyuchi rearing to go 21 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean boxer Charles Manyuchi says he cannot afford to lose his WBC international bantamweight title to Colombia’s David Navaro when the two pugilists trade leather on November 2. Manyuchi, who knocked out Ghana’s Patrick Allotey to win the WBC title last March, is set to fight Na...
Allotey furious after defeat 18 March 2014 HARARE - Ghanaian boxer Patrick Allotey says he will protest to the World Boxing Council against his defeat to Zimbabwean Charles Manyuchi in Saturday’s WBC welterweight title fight in Lusaka, Zambia. Allotey’s camp is not pleased with the decision by South African referee Sylvia Makaida to st...
Manyuchi WBC fight postponed 3 January 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi’s WBC fight against Ghanaian Patrick Allotey has been postponed to March 15 after his Zambian counterpart Catherine Phiri’s opponent pulled out of the January 25 bout. Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP) operations manager Chris M...