Lukas to headline in Botswana

11 June 2019 | Sports

WBO Africa featherweight champion Sakaria 'Desert Storm' Lukas will headline the upcoming Rising Stars boxing event under Global Boxing Stars (GBS), it was announced over the weekend.

The event will be hosted in Botswana on a yet to be disclosed date and will see Lukas fighting an opponent who will be announced at the end of this month.

The Namibian is fresh from a knockout win over Ndodana Ncube in Zimbabwe on May 10.

On the same night former world champions Paulus 'El Jesus' Ambunda and Paulus 'Hitman' Ambunda will also step into the ring against boxers from Botswana, in the event that has been dubbed the biggest professional show on the African continent.

The GBS team of Scott Patrick Farrell, the former CEO of Rising Star Asia Promotions, and Immanuel 'Imms' Moses of Namibian-based AC Boxing Management‚ are co-managing the boxers.

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