WBC silver welterweight belt on the line

The World Boxing Council (WBC) will be hosting a fight event for the first time in Singapore at the OCBC Arena tonight. The title fight, dubbed "Asia v Africa", will see WBC silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi of Zimbabwe (far left) - with
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The World Boxing Council (WBC) will be hosting a fight event for the first time in Singapore at the OCBC Arena tonight.

The title fight, dubbed "Asia v Africa", will see WBC silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi of Zimbabwe (left) - with a career record of 20 wins, two losses and a draw - defend his title against undefeated rising star, Uzbekistan's Qudratillo Abduqaxorov (10 wins with 7 coming by way of knockout).

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 25, 2017, with the headline 'WBC silver welterweight belt on the line'. Print Edition | Subscribe