Boxing

Nawai Predicts Knockout Win

World Boxing Foundation coordinator Simon Naushad said the title, a first for the Asian Pacific would arrive into the country next Tuesday. “It is a vacant title,” he added.
23 Oct 2020 12:01
Nawai Predicts Knockout Win
Siliveni Nawai during training at the Nadi Sports and Social Club. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Siliveni ‘The Hands of Stone’ Nawai who is unbeaten locally has predicted a knockout win over Fijian super middleweight champion Tomu Gaunavou in their November 14 fight.

The fight is a main supporting bout of the Kiran Boxing Promotion at Prince Charles Park, Nadi.

Nawai, 25, rates his opponent as an experienced boxer.

“I can’t wait to face Tomu who is also a Fijian champion. I want to get it over with as I’ve been training very hard. I want that belt too. This will be a good fight,” Nawai said.

The Tubenasolo, Nawaka native has been training away from home the past few weeks.

Nawai said he is banking on the support of his family and the people of Nadi.

“I thank the promoter for giving me this opportunity. A lot of fans want to watch this fight too so I’m ready to make them enjoy it.”

World Boxing Foundation coordinator Simon Naushad said the title, a first for the Asian Pacific would arrive into the country next Tuesday.

“It is a vacant title,” he added.

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua



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