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February 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

By SANDRA  MWILA – KNOCK-OUT specialist Mbachi Kaonga lived up to his billing when he clobbered Gilbert Choombe to storm the finals of the national trials organised by the Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation. It was...

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February 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – NEXT month’s World Boxing Council (WBC) double bill promotion has received a major boost of K290,000 sponsorship from Taj Pamodzi Hotel and Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC), leaving a shortfall of...

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February 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

ON June 17, 1978, Zambia’s boxing legend Lottie Mwale fought American Marvin Johnson at the Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, Serbia over eight rounds.  Johnson went down in both the first and second rounds. Initially, the...

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February 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA- CATHERINE Phiri’s opponent for the March 15 World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight silver title fight, Pia Mazelanik arrives in the country four days before the bout. And Charles Manyuchi’s opponent, Patrick Allotey...

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February 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

BY GRACE CHAILE – HEAVYWEIGHTS Joseph “no pressure” Chingangu and Francis “Galagata” Zulu have finally put pen to paper for the two to square off in the much-anticipated International Boxing Federation (IBF) Inter-continental title fight...

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February 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

DURING a Superior Milling-sponsored radio programme on Zambia National Broadcasting Services Radio 2 this past week, to hype up the March 15, upcoming double-header WBC title fights, Zambia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (ZPBWCB)...

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February 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By GRACE CHAILE – ZAMBIA’S boxing heroine, Catherine Phiri, took time off her busy training scheduled ahead of the World Boxing Council (WBC) title fight to donate assorted food items worth K1,000 to the Mothers’...

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January 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

ORDINARILY, when two fighters meet in a rematch, the expectation by fans is that the underdog, the man who was vanquished in the previous bout(s), will come out trying to exact revenge and prove the...

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January 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

By FELIX MALUNGA –  WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) president, Jose Sulaiman, popularly called the father of boxing, has died aged 82. According to a statement released by WBC yesterday, Sulaiman fought his last ‘12 rounds’...

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January 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) has promised to replicate the 2002 Commonwealth Games feat of minting a gold medal at the 2014 Glasgow Games in Scotland. ZABF will today hold...

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