Boxing: Muhamad Ridhwan gets a sponsorship boost from NTUC FairPrice

The cash sponsorship will include support for boxer Muhamad Ridhwan's training expenses, sparring partners and training camps in the lead-up to his next bout.
The cash sponsorship will include support for boxer Muhamad Ridhwan's training expenses, sparring partners and training camps in the lead-up to his next bout.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Boxer gets sponsorship from NTUC FairPrice as he prepares for September world title bout

A typical day for boxer Muhamad Ridhwan often started as early as 6am and ended at 10pm. The 30-year-old trains, conducts personal coaching sessions, teaches classes at the Legends Fight Sport gym and sometimes helps out at the Beng Who Cooks hawker stall, where he is a partner.

But he will no longer have to pack his days with such a full schedule, after NTUC FairPrice announced its official sponsorship of the Singaporean yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2018, with the headline 'Leg up for Ridhwan'. Print Edition | Subscribe