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Junior Farzan’s Son Ready For His Boxing Debut

Junior Farzan’s Son Ready For His Boxing Debut
Mohammed Ali(left) to fight in the Bula Festival Charity promotion in Nadi on July 13. Photo: Waisea Nasokia
July 09
10:26 2018

It will be great moment for the family of Junior Far­zan Ali when his 18-year-old son, Mohammed will be appearing with him in the Bula Festival Charity promotion set for July 13.

Farzan takes on Jese Ravudi in the main supporting bout while Mohammed faces Wilson Singh in an exhibi­tion fight at Prince Charles Park in Nadi.

The 10-round main bout is between Sebastian Singh and Rakuro Dauvavana. The promotion is under Quarry 1 Fiji sponsored- Sea Side Boxing Club.

“I have been preparing well for this fight and will give Jese a good fight,” Farzan said.

“I have seen him couple of times and he seems to be fit too. But all will be said in the ring. I need to tackle folks like him since age is just a number.”

Ravudi has fought 10 fights winning six, three losses and a draw.

“A lot of people have told me that they want to watch this fight. I thank the promoter and Jese for agreeing to this fight which is for a charitable course. We have to give back to the community as well.”

Farzan said his son Mohammed is looking forward to his fight.

“It has been my dream to follow my father’s footsteps but time will tell. At night when I’m lying down I can see my father’s belts pinned to the wall. I always tell myself that I will one day become a champion like him,” he said.

PROGRAMME

Main Bout: 10x 3 mins rounds- Sebastian ‘Sniper’ Singh (Suva) v Rakuro Daunivavana (Savusavu); Main sup­porting bout 8×3 mins rounds– Jnr Farzan (Nadi) v Jese Ravudi (Naitasiri); 6×3 mins rounds Rupeni Rasaku v James Tyson Singh, Ritesh Gounder v Rahul Kumar; 4×3 mins rounds Soropepeli Vuniyayawa v Peceli Dere, Robin Hazelman v Iosefo Cakaunivalu, Sunia Dari v Ni­kesh Prasad, William Mel v Ronald Singh,

Veterans 3×2 mins rounds Alam Sharif v Dhanraj Pil­lay, Mohammed Khalil v Jnr Freddy, Ilaitia Vaka v Sa­karaia Ve, Sovita Tabarua v Wahid Khan, Navin Prasad v Jeet Prasad

Kids Boxing: Mevin Chand v Kavish Raom, Jnr Abhay Chand v Jnr Arjun Kumar

Women: Inise Kaunimara v Wainikiti Deku,

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

WAISEA NASOKIA

Feedback: waisean@fijisun.com.fj

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