John John to face Tchetha

16 August 2019 | Sports

MTC Nestor Sunshine Tobias Boxing and Fitness Academy prospect Paulinus 'John John' Paulus is hard at work preparing for an international middleweight fight.

Paulus will be involved in one of the many exciting undercard fights on 24 August, when Mike Shonena headlines the event with a clash against Youli Dong from China at the Ongwediva Trade Fair grounds.

Titled 'Battle of Namibia vs China', this will definitely be one of the biggest boxing events ever organised in the north, and takes place at the biggest trade fair in Namibia, where thousands of boxing fans are expected to attend.

Paulus, who boasts an unbeaten record of nine fights with nine straight wins, has proven to be quite a knockout specialist with eight of his wins coming by via knockouts.

He was scheduled to face Future Maziya from Zimbabwe, but will now enter the ring against Simion Tchetha from Malawi after Maziya withdrew from the fight due to injuries sustained during a mob attack in his hometown.

Promoter Nestor Tobias describes Paulus as the future of boxing, and a fighter with discipline and impeccable punching power.

“When I see fighters like John John, I know that the future of boxing is bright and Namibia will continue to produce world champions, because you cannot ignore his talent,” Tobias said.

Tickets for the event are selling for N$100 and N$10 000 for VIP tables at Computicket.

Sports Reporter

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