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Sebastian Determined

Sebastian Singh aims to win the vacant World Boxing Foundation (WBF) Asia Pacific Super lightweight title against Thailand’s Roonayut Boonraska at Prince Charles Park in Nadi tonight. The 23-year-old hits
18 Mar 2017 11:38
Sebastian Determined
From left:Kiran Boxing Promotion Promoter Krishna Ji Mudaliar,Thailand Boxer Roonayut Boonraska,Fiji Sabastian Singh and Boxing Commission of Fiji Director (West) Usman Ali. PHOTO:LITIA TIKOMAILEPANONI

Sebastian Singh aims to win the vacant World Boxing Foundation (WBF) Asia Pacific Super lightweight title against Thailand’s Roonayut Boonraska at Prince Charles Park in Nadi tonight.

The 23-year-old hits the scale at 63.6kg while Boonraska weighed 62.3kg yesterday.

“We’ve done all the hard work and I can’t wait for Saturday,” Singh said.

“The title should stay in Fiji. The more skilful and fitter fighter will win.

“My opponent got an impressive record including kickboxing but I’m determined to win.

“I am at home and flying my nation’s flag so this fight is just not for me but for all Fijians.

“I think it is about a time we stamp our mark on the world stage.”

Boonraska said he was ready for the fight.

“I trained for one month and I am very ready for this fight.”

In the main supporting bout (8×3) Vilimoni Taganikoso will battle  Sefanaia Vakacegu.

In the 6×3 rounds Robin Richard Hazdman-Kunal Nair,  Ratu Jone Bouwalu-Jim Nalawa, Ashwin Ram-Mohammad Khan.

In the 4×3 Qiolevu-Semisi Sauqaqa, Ravinesh Sami-Rahul Aoron Kumar, Saula Naicori-Viliame Seru, Subarmani Pillay-Nilesh Chand,  Vicky Ram-Ronil Kumar.

Edited by Osea Bola

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