LAHORE – Tanzanian boxer Juma Fundi and Universal Boxing Organisation’s commissioner Emmanuel Mlundwa have reached Quetta for the UBO vacant international super bantamweight title bout.

Challenger Nadir Baloch, Pakistan Boxing Council national champion, will take on Juma Fundi of Tanzania in the evening of March 23 (today) at Ayub Stadium Quetta. The fight was to be held on February 25 but was called off in respect of the victims of recent terrorist activities.

Surprised to see the hostility of the Pakistani’s, both the boxer and commissioner said they are happy for coming to Pakistan. They said they took the decision against the will of their fellow boxers and officials who believed that its not safe to travel to Pakistan.

“People here are so loving and caring they have not seen anywhere,” they added.

PBC secretary Rasheed Baloch informed that the UBO commissioner will also give training to Pakistan officials during his stay in Quetta.

The first ever international pro fight for UBQ vacant super bantamweight title was to be held on February 25 in Quetta at Ayub Stadium.

Rasheed informed that Corps Commander Quetta and Chief Minister Balochistan have been invited to grace the occasion.

PBC President Ifraz Khan informed that UBO commissioner Mlundwa played a vitakl role ion the induction of Pakistan boxers in boxersrec website, which maintained records of all the world boxers.

Senior vice president said that credit of bringing the Tanzanian boxer to Pakistan goes to the entire council and the ground staff at Quetta.


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