Namibian boxers continue to improve their rankings on the international stage, with the WBO confirming their world-class status.
28 February 2018 | Sports
The WBO number one boxer in Africa in his division has been improving his ratings since he joined the MTC Nestor 'Sunshine' Tobias camp last year.
“I am very excited about my new rating in the world, because I think I am getting closer to owning a world title.
“In Africa, I am number one, and that is why I am pushing to become number one in the world.
“It is an exciting time for me as a boxer, given that I have been trying my best to follow in the footsteps of other boxers,” Nakathila said.
The rising star will step in the ring to defend his WBO title on 20 March at the academy's next boxing bonanza in Windhoek.
The Legacy Boxing Bonanza is scheduled to take place at the Ramatex complex, as part of Namibia's 28th independence celebrations.
VIP tickets are selling for N$500, while general tickets cost N$50. The night will see a total of 14 fights, with three WBO titles on the line.
Meanwhile, Walter 'The Executioner' Kautondokwa received much-needed boost of confidence ahead of his WBO title defence, when he improved his world ranking from six to three.
Mike Shonena, who made his WBO rating debut last month, improved his rating from 15 to 14.
Paulus 'The Hitman' Moses who was recently defeated in a world title clash by Raymundo Beltran is rated at number 10.
Jesse Jackson Kauraisa