Boxing

Kumar Promises To Stop Mudaliar This Time Around

His opponent, Mudaliar is the holder of the Australian National Boxing Federation’s Australasian super featherweight title after defeating Ben Dencio on points last year.
09 Mar 2020 11:45
Kumar Promises To Stop Mudaliar This Time Around
Super featherweight boxer Rahul Asron Kumar (left) with promoter Hasmat Ali in Nadi on March 7, 2020. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Boxer Rahul Aaron Kumar aims to win the vacant Fijian featherweight title when he faces Sachin Mudaliar at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva this Saturday.

Kumar has fought 11 fights where he recorded three wins, six losses and a draw.

His opponent, Mudaliar is the holder of the Australian National Boxing Federation’s Australasian super featherweight title after defeating Ben Dencio on points last year.

This will be the duo’s third fight since 2017 where Mudaliar has won them both.

“I’m looking forward to this fight,” Kumar said.

“I lost the last fight and I’m back to my original weight. My opponent has a belt; he is a champion.

“I love to fight a champion boxer like him. I’m going for a knockout win in either the fifth or sixth round.”

Promoter Hasmat Ali said, “Rahul is an aggressive boxer and has fought Sachin already but this will be a good fight.”

Furthermore, Mudaliar, 27 is a southpaw and from nine fights,has eight wins and a loss.

PROGRAMME

Main bout: 10×3 mins rounds: Roy ‘Tsunami’ Ser (Vanuatu) v Koen Mazouder (Australia);

Main supporting bouts: 10 x 3 min rounds: (vacant Fijian Super Featherweight title) Krishnil Mudaliar v Junior Farzan; 10 x 3mins round: (vacant Fijian Featherweight title) Sachin Mudaliar v Rahul Singh;

6 x 3 min rounds: Rakuro Daunivavana v Jese Ravudi, Masing Warawara (Vanuatu) v Manuer Matet (Sudan), Josefa Ravudi v Lepani Levatia, Asivurusi Turaga v Michael Prasad Jr (Australia), Shivnil Kumar (New Zealand) v Nitin Lal; 4 x 3 min rounds; Jr Binnu Singh v Nathan Sami; 4×2 min women bout: Katerina Faleao v Inise Kaunimara.

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

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