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MANYUCHI HAS ASIA BUZZING

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ZIMBABWEAN international boxing champion Charles Manyuchi’s upcoming WBC Silver welterweight title defence against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov has been dubbed “Asia versus Africa”. By Langton Nyakwenda Manyuchi (26) will square off against 23-year-old Abduqaxorov of Uzbekistan on March 25 at the OCBC Arena, Singapore’s sports hub and one of the top sporting venues in Southeast Asia. Abduqaxorov is the WBC Asian Boxing ...

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MANYUCHI’S TEA AND MAPUTI DIET

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CHARLES MANYUCHI has been put on a strict diet, which will see him mainly surviving on roasted corn (maputi) and black tea as the WBC silver welterweight champion prepares for his March 25 title defence. By Langton Nyakwenda The Zimbabwean boxing star, who takes on Asian champion Qudratillo Abduqaxorov in Singapore, begins serious training at a secluded camp house in ...

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ZIM BOXING PRODIGY SEALS MEGA DEAL

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ENGLAND-based Zimbabwe-born boxing standout Joe Maphosa has signed a long-term promotional deal with Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren in a move that will see him making his pro debut in 2017. BY SPORTS REPORTER The 22-year-old flyweight and super flyweight rising star joins the Guisborough twins and gym mates Josh and Kalam Leather in signing up with Warren’s growing ...

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DERECK CHISORA THROWS TABLE AT PRESS CONFERENCE

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Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte’s press conference erupted into another ugly incident on Wednesday, as a table was thrown across the room. By James Dielhenn Insults had already been traded when Chisora hoisted a table and hurled it in Whyte’s direction, sparking scenes similar to their scrap on ‘The Gloves Are Off’. Security were forced to intervene in front of ...

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MANYUCHI SETS SIGHTS ON GOLD

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ZIMBABWE’S boxing superstar, Charles Manyuchi’s has set his sights on challenging for the World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight gold title, previously held by the now retired Floyd Mayweather Jr. BY HENRY MHARA Manyuchi is the holder of the WBC welterweight silver title and is ranked number three in the world in that division. His handlers, Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP), ...

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MANYUCHI LOSES TITLE

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World Boxing Council silver champion Charles Manyuchi technically “lost” and will have to challenge for his title following revelations that one of his past opponents seized the opportunity of his failure to defend his belt in time and fought for a right to it. By Gilbert Munetsi Russian Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko, who Manyuchi handed a first defeat in his ...

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MUCHAPONDWA EXTENDS UNBEATEN RECORD

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RISING Zimbabwean boxing sensation Tamuka Muchapondwa further underlined his growing status as one of the finest welterweight boxers in the United Kingdom with a hard-fought victory over Northern Irishman Paddy Gallagher in a crucial British title eliminator on Friday evening. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 23-year-old Reading-based fighter put on a boxing masterclass in what was probably the biggest fight of ...

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ASIAN CHAMP CHALLENGES MANYUCHI

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CHARLES MANYUCHI’S handlers have finalised talks with Uzbekistan’s Qudratilo Abduqaxorov in a deal that will see the Zimbabwean World Boxing Council silver welterweight champion defend his title in Singapore come February 2017.The 26-year-old Manyuchi was scheduled for a rematch with Russia’s Dmitry Mikhaylenko but The Sunday Mail Sport can reveal that he will instead face Asian champ Abduqaxorov. By Langton ...

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FROM GENERAL HAND TO WORLD CHAMP

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International boxing champion Charles Manyuchi broke down as he revealed how he used to have to steal sugar cane from the estate he worked on as a general hand just to have something to eat before going to bed.The World Boxing Council silver welterweight champ last week visited Masvingo to donate boxing equipment as well as pay homage to his ...

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MANYUCHI PLANNING FOR LIFE AFTER BOXING

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BOXING superstar Charles Manyuchi has already started planning for his life after hanging his gloves. BY HENRY MHARA The World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion has acquired a significant fortune in the last few years, having won world titles. While Manyuchi’s net worth could not be established, he has racked in some dollars including the $50 000 he was ...

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