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Chand eyes another victory over Ligaitukana

Maciu Malo
Friday, November 10, 2017

EVERGREEN super middleweight champion Abhay Chand will be out to settle the scores against Tevita Ligaitukana in the Kiran Boxing Promotion scheduled at Tilak High School tomorrow.

Chand, who has fought a total of 38 fights, will be out to prove his status as the better of the two boxers having defeated Laigaitukana in their first meeting in 2010.

The 38-year-old has won 19 of his previous fights with 12 knockout wins, 15 losses and four draws.

A win against Ligaitukana will set a platform for Chand as he chases a title fight next year.

Event organiser Shalvin Singh said the main bout would be a return fight long overdue after their first meeting seven years ago.

He said the bout would be a tussle of two experienced boxers.

"It will be an exciting bout because both fighters have met once," said Singh.

"Abhay will want to prove his dominance at the same time Tevita will be out to take revenge after his first defeat.

"Both are experienced boxers and they have equal chances of winning."

Singh said Ligaitukana still had the class and the talent despite his absence from the ring in the past seven years.

"Ligaitukana still has the class and anything can happen during the bout."

Meanwhile, about 10 professional men's fights, one women's bout together with three exhibition bouts during the event.

Nadi's Ronald Naidu will face Ratu Rakuro in the main supporting bout while Mathew Michael to face Robin Hazelman in the extra supporting bout.

Fixtures:

Exhibition 3x3: Bunniu Singh vs Jr Freddy, Exhbition 3x3 Timothy Lee vs Nikesh Prasad, Women 4x2 Visila Kolitapa vs Anaseini Dakua, super welter weight 4x3 Sikeli Naisua vs Tevita Sete, lightweight: 4x3 Jr Wahid Khan vs Jrn Mukesh Chand, lightweight 4x3 Simon Tawalo vs Rahul Aron Kumar, heavyweight 6x3: Ratu Epeli Naliva vs Isoa Naruba, heavyweight 6x3 Jonasa Kavika vs Rupeni Nasaku, super flyweight 6x3: Krishneel Prasad vs Ronald Kumar, super middleweight 6x3:Kunal Nair vs Jr Vocia, super middleweight 8x3: Mathew Michael vs Robin Hazelman, super lightweight 8x3: Ronald Naidu vs Ratu Rakuro, main bout middleweight 10x3: Abhay Chand vs Tevita Ligaitukana








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