End of the road for Ridhwan, Singapore's top boxer?

Singapore's Muhamad Ridhwan lost a split decision to Namibian Paulus Ambunda in a 12-round fight for the International Boxing Organisation super bantamweight title last Sept 29. They are scheduled to meet again in a World Boxing Council (WBC) silver
Singapore's Muhamad Ridhwan lost a split decision to Namibian Paulus Ambunda in a 12-round fight for the International Boxing Organisation super bantamweight title last Sept 29. They are scheduled to meet again in a World Boxing Council (WBC) silver featherweight title bout on March 29.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Singapore's top boxer says he's retiring before his biggest bout on March 29

The biggest fight of his professional career - make that the biggest fight for any Singapore boxer - is just 2½ months away.

But Muhamad Ridhwan's World Boxing Council (WBC) silver featherweight title bout against Namibian Paulus Ambunda may not take place at all.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 12, 2019, with the headline 'End of the road for Ridhwan?'. Print Edition | Subscribe