Dar es Salaam. A Tanzanian skilled boxer, who got here to prominence in current occasions, Hassan Mwakinyo, will likely be amongst boxers lined up to participate in a global programme scheduled to happen in Dar es Salaam on August 8, this yr.
The boxer’s promoter, Ally Mwazoa, mentioned they’re at the moment immersed in preparations forward of the occasion by which Mwakinyo will slug it out with Eric Kazadi, a Congolese boxer who lives in South Africa.
Mwazoa mentioned Mwakinyo is at the moment coaching below his coach, Hamis Mwakinyo, in his residence area of Tanga.
“Mwakinyo will likely be in motion within the boxing ring on August Eight with an opponent to be named later, after a contract is signed. We’ve got agreed together with his opponent first, earlier than revealing his identify,” Mwazoa pressured.
Mwakinyo is now struggling to get again on monitor after being dropped from the world’s boxing document generally known as boxrec. The boxer is now rated 77th out of 1,937 within the recently-released rankings by the boxrec.
Final yr, the gifted however humble boxer made great strides after registering a technical knock-out (TKO) win in opposition to England’s Sam Eggington on the Birmingham Enviornment.
The convincing victory powered the then 23-year-old boxer into the highest 20 on the earth. He was ranked 16th out of 1,845 tremendous welterweight boxers.
Eggington, among the best tremendous welterweight boxers in England, is now ranked 29th on the earth in the identical weight class.
Nevertheless, Mwakinyo stays Tanzania’s primary in his weight class.
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