KRISHNA Mudaliar wants to teach Mohammed Shameem a boxing lesson when they jump into the ring in December to fight for the Boxing Commission of Fiji Featherweight title.
The young Suva fighter said he was looking forward to this fight especially as Shameem had been talking in the media saying that he (Mudaliar) was not a worthy opponent.
Twenty-one-year-old Mudaliar said he wanted to show Shameem he was a worthy opponent.
"I was disappointed that Shameem told the local media that I'm not a worthy opponent and I really want to show him what I can do when we jump into the ring in Nadi," Mudaliar said.
"I have been training hard for the past month and I'm really looking forward to this fight.
"I know it will be a tough fight because Shameem is a more experienced fighter but I'm confident I will be able to show what I'm capable to do when we're in the ring," Mudaliar said.
Mudaliar has a very impressive fight record with seven fights under his belt, winning five, losing one and a draw.
Mudaliar said he was training with Gyan Singh at the Uptown Boxing Club in Toorak, Suva.
"I used to train at the Jittu Boxing Club in Raiwaqa but I have moved to Uptown as my former trainer Marika Yalimaiwai is away overseas," Mudaliar said.
Mudaliar also had 20 amateur fights and was selected in the national team for the 2009 Pacific Mini Games held in Rarotonga in Cook Islands.
Mudaliar was later dropped from the team because Fiji amateur boxing association said they could only send four fighters on that trip.