THE MTC Sunshine Boxing Academy is set to host a WBO regional title fight dubbed “The Battle: Namibia vs China”.
The boxing tournament is scheduled to take place on the 24th of August in Ongwediva at the Trade Fair Hall, with the main bout scheduled between Mika Shonena and Youli Dong from China.
The boxing tournament will start with nine undercards as the main focus is on Harry Simon Junior who will battle against his Zimbabwean opponent Philip Musariri in the Junior Welterweight international fight in 8 rounds.
In the main bout Shonena and Dong will be fighting for the WBO Africa, WBO Asia pacific Welterweight title over 12 rounds.
Currently, Shonena is ranked number 5, while Youli Dong is ranked number 15 in the world rankings.
According to John Ekongo of MTC, the fight is the first of its kind, were China meets Namibia.
The boxing tournament is scheduled to take place on the 24th of August in Ongwediva at the Trade Fair hall as of 18h00.