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$5k Boost For Charity Boxing

$5k Boost For Charity Boxing
Signs Pacific managing director Mohammed Aiyaz, Quarry 1Fiji general manager Moiz Nazim, Promoter Mukesh Freddy Chand and Sharuf Shah in Nadi on July 3, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasok
July 05
10:51 2018

The Seaside Boxing Club has received a major boost for the inaugural Bula Festival charity boxing night at the Prince Charles Park in Nadi on July 13.

The club received $5000 worth of sponsorship from their traditional sponsor Quarry 1 Fiji.

The event features 23- bouts which professional boxers, veteran, old­ies, women and youngsters.

Former Golden Boy of Fiji, Sa­karaia Ve will take on Ilaitia Vaka of Navosa.

Quarry 1Fiji general manager Moiz Nazim said, “We have been sponsoring this club for one and half year. They have done well and not only in sports but also doing community work. It’s our chance to give back to the community.”

Promoter Mukesh Freddy Chand said, “This is the first time a club is hosting a charity event and we are thankful for the participation of the stakeholders.

“For the first time we will be hav­ing Priscilla boxing to run in line with the festival theme.”

He thanked Boxing Commission of Fiji for sanctioning the fight and the boxers coming together for charity.

“This year marks the 23rd year of Seaside Boxing Club in Vatureku­ka in Vanua Levu. Five boxers from the club will be competing. We want to take the sport to an­other level.”

The programme is scheduled for Friday and bouts begin at 4.30pm. Weigh-in is expected at the Nadi Civic Centre on Thursday. Tickets Kid’s $5 Adults $15. Centre Pavilion $20

Main Bout: Sebastian Sniper Sin­gh (Suva) Vs Ratu Rakuro Dauni­vavana (Savusavu);

Main Supporting Bout 8×3 Jnr Farzan (Nadi) vs Jese Ravudi Jnr (Naitasiri);

6×3 Bouts Rupeni Rasaku vs James Tyson Singh (Seaside Box­ing Club),

Supporting bout: Ritesh Gound­er- Rahul Kumar (Seaside Boxing Club)

4×3 bout Serupepeli Vuniyayawa (Seaside Boxing) vs Peceli Dere (Kavika Boxing Club), Robin Ha­zelman (Lions Boxing Club) Vs Iosefo Cakaunivalu (Newtown Box­ing Suva), Sunia Dari (Suva) vs Nikesh Prasad (Caubati), William Mel vs Ronald Singh,

Veteran 3x 2 Alam Sharif – Dhan­raj Pillay, Mohammed Khalil – Jnr Freddy, Iliatia Vaka – Sakaraia Ve, Sovita Tabarua – Wahid Khan, Navin Prasad – Jeet Prasad, Kids Boxing: Mevin Chand – Kavish Raom Jnr Abhay Chand – Jnr Ar­jun Kumar

Women bout: Inise Kaunimara – Wainikiti Deku,

Exhibition: Nathan Singh – Jnr Dhanraj Pillay, Mohammed Ali – Wilson Singh.

Edited by Osea Bola


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