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The Rock and Tyson ready for weekend bout

Tue, 13 May 2014 22:03
by Michael Uugwanga
News Flash



Former  World  Boxing  Oraganisation  (WBO)  Bantamweight

champion,  Paulus  'The  Rock'  Ambunda  and  WBO  top  ranked

Welterweight  boxer, Betuel  'Tyson'  Uushona  have  send  warnings

to their opponents ahead of the Omuthiya boxing bonanza on the

May 17

The boxers said this during a face­off in Windhoek.

Ambunda  takes  on  Chilean,  Christian  Palma  in  the  International

Boxing  Federation/World  Boxing  Association  (IBF/WBA)

International Super Bantamweight 12 rounds title.

Uushona  welcomes  Ghanian,  Ebenazer  Lamptey  for  the  WBO

Africa Welterweight 12 rounds bout.

" Come 17 May, he (Palma) will be an example to others. It will be

different from last year's fight (defeat to Tomoki Kameda) as I am

going to shine again," said Ambunda.

" I feel like I am unstoppable as I am training very hard at the gym.

I think it is time for a knockout as I am definitely going to give you a

punch you will return back home with," said Uushona.

Meanwhile, their opponents promised to hit back in a way that will

see them take home the title belts.

" He (Ambunda) made a mistake by moving up the division (Super

Bantamweight). I see it as an easy fight," said Palma.

"There is nothing to tell, but I will do the talking in the ring,"  said

Lamptey.

Vikapita 'Beastmaster' Meroro will square up against Tanzania's,

Alphonce Mchumistumbo for the WBO Africa Cruiserweight title 12

th

rounds.

There will also be live performances at the event with the likes of

well known local artists,Gazza and The Dogg entertaining the

crowd.