WINDHOEK: The WBO Bantamweight World title challenger, Paulus “The Rock” Ambunda warned his opponent that he will pay for any mistake he will make in the ring on Saturday night during their WBO Bantamweight World title.
Ambunda said this here on Wednesday when the two boxers met at a press conference convened by the MTC/Nestor Tobias Sunshine and Fitness Academy. Ambunda is set to challenge the defending champion Thailand’s Pungluang Sor Singyu in the the WBO Bantamweight World title on Wednesday at Ramatex industrial factory on Saturday. “
The nation must come see the fight and i will give them nice results. I am feeling fresh i have no injuries and i have no prediction of which round i will knocking him out but he must watch his moves at all times,” said Ambunda.
Ambunda, a member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) succesfully climbed the ladder of his boxing career from the amateur ranks and won himself a name in the boxing arena. He has under his name the WBO Africa Bantamweight title, as well as the WBO International belt when he defeated Argentinean William Prado.
On his side the defending champion said he is ready to defend his title and fighting away from home does not have any negative effects on his fight. He however admitted that he is stressed fighting in Namibia. The defending champion is regarded as a tough opponent and proudly standing on a record of 43 wins from 44 fights and one loss
According to Nestor Tobias who is Ambunda’s promoter said the stage is set and the fight is on as planned. “I would like to assure the nation that the fight is on and there is no doubt about that,” said Tobias.
Other boxers will also feature the main bout amongst others are, Paulus “The Hitman” Moses who is set to face South African former IBF Super Featherweight champion Mzonke Fana, Namibia’s WBO Africa Cruiserweight champion Vikapita Meroro will defend his title against Namsa Wandera of Uganda in a 12-round bout. Other upcomers are also expected to exchange blows on that night.
There will be performances by local musicians to entertain the crowd.
The doors will open from from 16h00 with the first fight starting at 18h00.
WINDHOEK; Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda has warned his Thai opponent that he will pay for any mistake made in the ring on Saturday evening during their World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Bantamweight World title bout here.
Ambunda said this on Wednesday during a media conference convened by the MTC/Nestor Tobias Sunshine and Fitness Academy in the capital.
Ambunda, 32, will challenge 24-year-old defending champion Pungluang Sor Singyu from Thailand for his WBO Bantamweight belt in a bout scheduled for the Ramatex factory in the capital.
“The nation must come see the fight and I will give them nice results. I am feeling fresh and don’t have injuries. I have no prediction of which round I will knock him out, but he must watch his moves at all times,” said Ambunda, who is a member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF).
He was successful as an amateur boxer, and as a professional boxing since 30 June 2007 has won the WBO Africa Bantamweight title, as well as the WBO International Bantamweight belt.
On his part, Singyu said he is ready to defend his title, and fighting away from home does not have any negative effect on him.
Ambunda has not been beaten in 19 fights, while the defending champion only lost one out of 44 fights.
Other Namibian boxers scheduled to fight on the night include Namibia’s Paulus ‘Hitman’ Moses, Betuel ‘Tyson’ Ushona and Vikapita Meroro.
The gates will open at 16h00, with the first fight set to commence at 18h00.
Local musicians will entertain the crowd between bouts.