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Silent Assassin ready to trade leather with Dong at “The Battle: Namibia vs China”

Silent Assassin ready to trade leather with Dong at “The Battle: Namibia vs China”

Undefeated WBO Africa Welterweight champion, Mikka ‘Silent Assassin’ Shonena has issued a stern warning to the WBO Asia Pacific Welterweight champion, Youli Dong ahead of their fight in Ongwediva.

The fight is part of MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing and Fitness Academy’s programme which will feature 10 exciting bouts of ‘The Battle: Namibia vs China’ slated for 24 August at the Ongwediva Trade fair.

Shonena this week said, “Come on 24 August, I don’t want to say much but I know that on that night, I am going to iron this boy. So come out and support us.”

The other undercard fights at the event will feature a four round lightweight bout between Paulus Amavila and Immanuel Jason, while Mateus ‘The Beast’ Heita will trade leather with Paulus Aikela in a Superbantam fight.

Filipus Nghitumbwa is yet to draw an opponent in a 6 rounds Superbantam weight bout while Edison Nghipondoka will go toe-to-toe with Malawian Chikondi Makaya in a junior middleweight stretch.

Emmanuel Mungadjela will see Simon Shafodino in an 8-rounds welterweight bout while Sebastian Nathaniel will see if he can get past Niikoti Johannes.

In Junior Welterweight International, Harry Simon Junior will face Philip Musariri from Zimbabwe, who is said to be a tough opponent. Their fight will be followed by a Welterweight six-rounds affair between Joseph Bernard and Dominicus Weyulu, while Paulinus Paulus will take on Future Maziya from Zimbabwe in a Middleweight International affair just before the main bout.

General tickets for the “The Battle: Namibia vs China” event will go for N$100, and a table of ten will cost N$10,000.


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