Boxers ready to settle a score

Kiran Boxing Promotion manager Shelvin Singh (left) with boxer Ronald Naidu and promoter Krishna Mudalliar pose for a photo after signing the boxing contract in Lautoka. Picture: REINAL CHAND

Kiran Boxing Promotion manager Shelvin Singh (left) with boxer Ronald Naidu and promoter Krishna Mudalliar pose for a photo after signing the boxing contract in Lautoka. Picture: REINAL CHAND

MULOMULO-based boxer Ronald Naidu is geared up for a tough battle against the exciting Ratu Rakuro in the main bout of the Kiran Boxing Promotion at Tilak High School Hall on April 14.

The two boxers drew in their last fight last year and they would be out to give their best to prove who is the real champion.

Naidu said he had been training hard for the fight and would be out for a win.

He said Rakuro was a tough customer but he would be also out for a win.

“I have met him once and know he is a good boxer,” said Naidu.

“I respect him but in the ring we will battle hard. I have to win and I am going for a knockout.”

He thanked his sponsor Black Accessories and Mana Flyer for supporting his boxing career.

Former boxer and trainer Wahid Khan, speaking on behalf of Rakuro said they were ready for the battle.

“Ratu is one clever boxer compared with Ronald Naidu,” said Khan.

“He is training hard and I want boxing fans to come out in huge numbers and to witness a big upset on the night.”

Promoter Ben Krishna said the main bout would be interesting as both boxers would be out to settle a score.

The main supporting bout will feature Krishna Mudalliar and Franco Fraser while in the other bouts Sachin Mudalliar to face Ritesh Gounder in a 55kg 6×3 rounds, Krishneel Mudalliar to face Savenaca Goneva in a 59.5kg 6x3rounds, Rahul Aaron Kumar to battle Junior Wahid Khan in a 58kg 6x3rounds.

4×3 round: Felix Williame Chongsue- Saula Naicori, Jonasa Kavika- Rupeni Rasaku, Mosese Tuinanua- Asivorosi Turaga, (women’s fight) Katrina Singh- Elenoa Nataniga.

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