VSP PRO 11

The last VSP PRO of 2023. We will be having a massive fight day with over 10 fights!

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December 23, 2023

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12/25/2023

NGUYỄN VĂN TÌNH EM WINS ON DEBUT !

It wasn't pretty - but it was a lot of fun !
The loudest cheers of the night were for 18 year old Nguyễn Văn Tinh Em, who produced a high octane performance to outwork his opponent and win his first professional bout.
The win was even more amazing considering Nguyễn Văn Tinh Em has only been boxing for less than one year.
More wins to come.
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12/25/2023

GREAT JOB BOYS !

Big thanks to the gentleman from the Vietnam Boxing Organization for their services at last night's VSP PRO 11 event.
Regulating professional boxing from within Vietnam is relatively new, and shows like last night are a great chance for both the boxers and the officials to build skills.
Thank you very much to Lim Song and the team at VBO for guiding us this year.
Hoping for big things in Vietnam 🇻🇳 boxing in 2024.

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12/24/2023

NGUYỄN TRUNG KHÁN RISES FROM THE DEAD

"It's not how we fall - it's how we get up again"
Crazy scenes in the undercard match last night when whiz kid Nguyễn Trung Khan got dropped hard in the final seconds of the opening round.
The knockdown meant Khan was behind 10-8 on the scorecards, and now needed to win all 3 remaining rounds to be victorious. 
Not an easy task when your opponent is NGUYỄN XUÂN HIẾU !!!
But junior champion Khan kept his cool, and went on to score a memorable debut win !
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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Dương Đức Bảo vs. Phạm Bá Hợi - 53kg

Trận đấu tâm điểm của sự kiện chứng kiến tay đấm Dương Đức Bảo - HCV Muay trẻ thế giới 2022, người từng thắng knockout thuyết phục trước võ sỹ nhiều kinh nghiệm Lương Nguyễn Công Khải, so găng với nhà vô địch kickboxing SEA Games 30 Phạm Bá Hợi.

Dù rất được trông đợi nhưng sự cẩn trọng của hai võ sỹ khiến tốc độ trận đấu tương đối chậm. Hai hiệp đầu tiên không võ sỹ nào vượt trội hay tung ra được đòn đấm thực sự nặng ký. Những tình huống jab hay đấm móc trúng đích hiếm hoi dường như chia đều cho cả hai võ sỹ.

Ở hai hiệp cuối cùng kịch bản không thay đổi. Bá Hợi có một vài tình huống móc trái chất lượng và 1 cú upper-cut nhưng tiếc là chỉ đi trúng phần trán của Đức Bảo. Phải đến khoảng 2 phút cuối Đức Bảo mới tăng tốc áp sát và liên tục ra đòn khiến Bá Hợi khá vất vả phòng thủ, nhưng đột biến cũng không đến ở thời khắc này.

Không võ sỹ nào thực sự vượt trội, không ngạc nhiên khi cả 3 giám định đều chấm điểm cân bằng 38-38, đồng nghĩa với kết quả hòa cho Bá Hợi - Đức Bảo.

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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Nguyễn Xuân Hiếu vs. Nguyễn Trung Khán - 49kg

Trận áp chót của sự kiện thực sự gay cấn và suýt chút nữa có "địa chấn". Tay đấm trẻ tài năng Trung Khán nhanh chóng thể hiện kỹ thuật thi đấu cực tốt khi áp đảo Xuân Hiếu. Lối di chuyển thông minh cùng những combo đòn chất lượng, hiệu quả giúp Trung Khán tỏ ra vượt trội.

Nhưng bất ngờ đến ở cuối hiệp này khi Xuân Hiếu có cú móc trái nặng ký khiến Trung Khán ngã xuống sàn. Đòn knock-down của Xuân Hiếu khiến các khán giả thật sự phấn khích, dù nó chưa thể mang đến chiến thắng tức thì cho chủ nhân.

Bỏ lại phía sau "tai nạn" bất ngờ trên, nhìn chung cả 3 hiệp đấu còn lại Trung Khán đã thi đấu tốt hơn. Thể hình thấp không ngăn tay đấm trẻ này tung ra những cú đấm chất lượng giúp anh lội ngược dòng bằng chiến thắng bằng tính điểm không đồng thuận (2-1) trước Xuân Hiếu.

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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Huỳnh Đoàn Tuấn Thành vs. Nguyễn Văn Tình Em - 52kg

Phong cách "ngổ ngáo", lối đánh xông xáo áp sát đầy năng lượng giúp Nguyễn Văn Tình Em gây ra nhiều áp lực cho đối thủ. Tuy vậy, nhìn về hiệu quả ra đòn thì Huỳnh Đoàn Tuấn Thành cũng không kém cạnh, dù liên tục phải di chuyển nhằm giữ cự ly hợp lý.

Kịch bản ở hiệp 2 tiếp tục chứng kiến Tình Em "tăng tốc" gây áp lực. Chi tiết đáng chú ý nhất ở hiệp này là khoảng thời gian 30 giây cuối khi Tình Em liên tục dồn ép Tuấn Thành vào 2 góc đài và tung ra các combo đòn.

Trận đấu thực sự "nóng" lên ở khoảng 1 phút rưỡi cuối hiệp 4 khi Tình Em áp ra ra đòn liên tục trong khi Tuấn Thành thể lực suy giảm chỉ có thể di chuyển liên tục né đòn hoặc phòng thủ chịu trận. Dù không tìm thấy đòn knock-out nhưng chung cuộc Tình Em vẫn có chiến thắng thuyết phục khi cả 3 giám định chấm thắng 39-37 cho tay đấm này.

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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Đỗ Văn Thiện Ngân vs. Nguyễn Việt Anh - 57kg

Đỗ Văn Thiện Ngân tiếp đón "tân binh" sàn VSP Pro Nguyễn Việt Anh bằng các tổ hợp đòn chất lượng, hiệu quả. Rõ ràng kinh nghiệm thi đấu ở VSP Pro cùng lối đánh linh hoạt giúp Thiện Ngân thi đấu hiệu quả hơn. Các tình huống ra đòn của Thiện Ngân chất lượng hơn hẳn tay đấm trẻ Việt Anh đến từ thành Nam. Đã không ít lần những đòn jab uy lực của Thiện Ngân không ít lần xuyên qua tay chắn đi trúng mặt Việt Anh.

Không bất ngờ khi Thiện Ngân giành chiến thắng tuyệt đối với điểm số 40-36 từ cả 3 giám định.

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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Đặng Đức Huyên vs. Hoàng Nguyễn Minh Quân - 67kg

Tay đấm Đặng Đức Huyên tỏ ra rất tự tin và "ngầu" với khả năng chịu đòn, nhưng thực tế anh cũng dính đòn nhiều hơn hẳn từ đối thủ Hoàng Nguyễn Minh Quân. Chủ động áp sát, kết hợp hiệu quả các combo đòn từ body-shot và đến các cú đấm móc vào vùng mặt, Minh Quân ghi điểm tốt hơn ở 2 hiệp đầu tiên.

Kịch bản không thay đổi ở 2 hiệp cuối khi Minh Quân vẫn giữ thế chủ động và cũng không cần quá vội vã để tìm đòn knock-out. Trong khi đó, cách trả đòn "lắt nhắt" không giúp Đức Huyên tạo ra bất ngờ. Kết quả chung cuộc Minh Quân thắng điểm tuyệt đối khi cả 3 giám định đều chấm 40-36 nghiêng về tay đấm này.

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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Nguyễn Ngọc Quyền vs. Nguyễn Triệu Vy - 79kg

Trận đấu "nặng ký" nhất ở VSP Pro chứng kiến một màn đôi công hấp dẫn khác. Ở hạng cân tới 79 kg, những đòn đánh của cả hai tay đấm Ngọc Quyền và Triệu Vy đều rất chất lượng. Trong 2 hiệp đầu tiên không có võ sỹ nào thực sự vượt trội, nhưng rõ ràng những đòn móc trái phải của Triệu Vy để lại ấn tượng tốt hơn.

Hiệp 3 chứng kiến Triệu Vy tích cực di chuyển áp sát và anh cũng có một cú tay sau và một đòn móc rất mạnh khiến gương mặt của Ngọc Quyền bật ra phía sau. Rõ ràng thể lực của Ngọc Quyền đã xuống nhanh và đòn đánh của anh cũng thiếu chuẩn xác trước khả năng áp sát của Triệu Vy. Kịch bản này kéo sang hiệp 4 và không ngạc nhiên khi Triệu Vy giành chiến thắng chung cuộc bằng tính điểm, dù Ngọc Quyền nỗ lực vùng lên ở khoảng 20 giây cuối.

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12/24/2023

VSP PRO #11: Phạm Quốc Ngữ vs. Nguyễn Huỳnh Phúc Tiến - 55kg

Hai tay đấm nhập cuộc rất tích cực và có hiệp 1 tưng bừng. Quốc Ngữ có cú over-hand khiến Phúc Tiến choáng váng, ngay sau đó không kém cạnh Phúc Tiến cũng ép đài và tung ra combo đòn chất lượng ghi điểm tốt.

Hiệp 2 chứng kiến 2 võ sỹ tiếp tục đổi đòn hấp dẫn. Quốc Ngữ tập trung vào đòn tay phải uy lực trong khi Phúc Tiến hiệu quả và tỏ ra nhỉnh hơn với combo đòn jab tay phải và tay sau cực tốt.

Trong 2 hiệp đấu cuối kịch bản không thay đổi khi cả hai không thể bứt hẳn lên và tìm thấy đòn knock-out quyết định. Chung cuộc, Phúc Tiến giành chiến thắng bằng tính điểm khi cả 3 giám định đều chấm 39-37 cho tay đấm này.

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12/23/2023

VSP PRO #11: Trần Tấn Quang Đạo vs. Trương Hải Biền - 63.5kg

Cuộc so găng thú vị giữa tay đấm được đánh giá "dày dạn kinh nghiệm sàn VSP Pro" Trần Tấn Quang Đạo với đối thủ mới 17 tuổi Trương Hải Biền. Sau hiệp đấu đầu tiên thăm dò, chủ động giữ cự ly, Quang Đạo bắt đầu điều chỉnh chiến thuật và ra đòn hiệu quả hơn hẳn ở hiệp 2. Những tình huống tung ra combo đòn ở cự ly trung bình và gần giúp Quang Đạo có thế trận lấn lướt hơn hẳn trước Hải Biền.

Bước vào hiệp 3, khá bất ngờ khi thế trận đảo chiều. Hải Biền áp sát, bắt nhịp tốt hơn và tung ra nhiều đòn đấm chất lượng, hiệu quả. Sự luống cuống từ phía Quang Đạo ở hiệp này khiến nhiều người phải bất ngờ.

Trong hiệp đấu cuối cùng, cả hai tích cực trao đổi đòn ở cự ly gần. Quang Đạo không để mất thế trận như ở hiệp 3 nhưng anh cũng không thể lấn lướt trước đàn em Hải Biền. Sự cân bằng kéo trận đấu tới bảng điểm phân định thắng bại và tại đây tay đấm 17 tuổi tiếp tục tạo ra bất ngờ với chiến thắng không đồng thuận (2-1). Phần thưởng xứng đáng cho Hải Biền.

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12/23/2023

VSP PRO #11: Trần Xuân Hưng vs. Nguyễn Đức Hoàng Thông - 61kg

Trần Xuân Hưng nhỉnh hơn về chiều cao và dù mới 20 tuổi nhưng với kinh nghiệm tập các môn võ và 2 năm tập luyện thi đấm boxing giúp anh được đánh giá cao hơn đối thủ mới có gần 1 năm tập luyện Nguyễn Đức Hoàng Thông. Tuy vậy, rất ngạc nhiên khi Hoàng Thông thi đấu chững chạc và không ngại đôi công.

Sau hiệp 1 khá cân bằng, Hoàng Thông bất ngờ ép đài và tung ra loạt đòn cực nặng, đáng chú ý có cú upper-cut bằng tay phải nặng ký khiến Xuân Hưng choáng váng. Sau 1 phút 30 giây hiệp này, trọng tài buộc phải dừng trận đấu. Hoàng Thông giành chiến thắng knock-out kỹ thuật.

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Lorence Rosas sitting
12/23/2023

VSP PRO #11: Lê Nguyễn Hoàng Long vs. Trần Tuấn Anh - 66kg

Trần Tuấn Anh bù đắp sự non nớt kinh nghiệm bằng sự máu lửa, anh chủ động ép đài và có 1 cú móc phải chất lượng ở giữa hiệp 1. Tuy vậy, kinh nghiệm giúp Hoàng Long ghi điểm tốt hơn bằng những đòn phản công hiệu quả, từ đòn jab đến đòn tay sau.

Sự chênh lệch về kinh nghiệm càng thể hiện rõ hơn ở hiệp 2 khi Hoàng Long liên tiếp có những combo đòn ăn điểm cực tốt. Ngược lại, Tuấn Anh không thể tìm ra chiến thuật hợp lý để đối phó. Tình hình càng trở nên tồi tệ hơn cho "tân binh" Tuấn Anh khi anh liên tục dính những đòn móc trái phải cực nặng từ Hoàng Long. Thậm chí cuối hiệp 3 còn có cảm giác Tuấn Anh sắp sửa bị knock-out đến nơi.

Bước vào hiệp cuối, khi thể lực suy giảm Tuấn Anh gần như chịu trận. Anh liên tục dính đòn và chỉ có may mắn cùng ý chí mới giúp tay đấm này không "đo sàn" trước những combo đòn chất lượng của Hoàng Long. Chiến thắng bằng tính điểm đồng thuận tuyệt đối cho Hoàng Long không cần bàn cãi.

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12/22/2023

Chùm ảnh VSP Pro 11: Kinh nghiệm đánh quý cho các võ sĩ Boxing trẻ

Chiều ngày 22/12, các võ sĩ thượng đài tại sự kiện VSP Pro 11 đã hoàn tất buổi cân ký chính thức để chuẩn bị cho những màn so tài tại VSP Boxing Gym, 147 Nguyễn Du, Quận 1, TP. Hồ Chí Minh vào tối ngày 23/12.

VSP Pro 11 cũng đánh dấu 10 đêm đấu thuộc chuỗi sự kiện VSP Pro được tổ chức trong năm 2023, đánh dấu hơn 100 võ sĩ Việt Nam chính thức bước vào sàn đấu nhà nghề. Sàn đấu được tổ chức vào thứ 7 cuối cùng của mỗi tháng tại TP. Hồ Chí Minh đã và đang là địa chỉ quen thuộc của những tay đấm trên cả nước để tích lũy những kinh nghiệm đầu tiên trên sàn đấu chuyên nghiệp.

Một trong những gương mặt đáng chú ý ở VSP Pro 11 là tài năng trẻ Nguyễn Trung Khán - võ sĩ đến từ Quảng Ngãi từng nhiều lần vô địch trẻ toàn quốc, với chiến thắng knockout tại giải Vô địch Boxing trẻ Châu Á 2023. Mới sinh năm 2005 và đang là một trong những võ sĩ trọng điểm tương lai của Boxing Quảng Ngãi, Nguyễn Trung Khán cũng bắt đầu thử sức với võ đài nhà nghề.

Bên cạnh Nguyễn Trung Khán, VSP Pro đã chứng kiến nhiều võ sĩ từ Quảng Ngãi như Trương Ngô Gia Huy, Huỳnh Thị Vũ Duyên tham gia thi đấu. Cùng với những tay đấm từ TP. Hồ Chí Minh, Hà Nội, VSP Pro đang trở thành nơi tích lũy kinh nghiệm quý giá cho các võ sĩ từ nheièu tỉnh thành trên cả nước.

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Lorence Rosas sitting
12/22/2023

VSP PRO 11 - FIGHTERS READY TO WEIGH IN

Here we go!  The 11th edition of VSP is packed with 10 fights!
Lorence Rosas sitting
12/22/2023

PHẠM BÁ HỢI MAKES FIGHTING AN ART FORM

Pham Ba Hoi is without doubt one of Vietnam's best technicians in the sport of Kick Boxing. 
A 7 times National Champion, the 28 year old crowned those multiple achievements with a SEA Games gold medal at the 2019 tournament held in Manila.
And if you're a Kick boxer, and you want to try boxing, surely it requires only half the effort ?
Well, that works in theory. 
But here is the reality.
This Saturday night, Pham Ba Hoi makes his debut as a professional boxer against Duong Duc Bao, a 20 year old southpaw who looked outstanding when winning by knockout at his own debut. 
Duc Bao, despite his inexperience, looks a top prospect in the making, and the confidence he showed in his win was impossible to miss.This kid is no pushover, and will not be overawed by the reputation of the older Pham Ba Hoi. 
This is a cracking bout between two future stars.
It's the main event and is very likely the fight of the night !

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12/20/2023

WHIZ KID v VIETNAM CHAMPION WHO WINS ?

20 year old whiz kid Dung Duc Bao scored a stunning knockout when he debuted this year.
Pham Ba Hoi has won the national championships 7 times in Kick Boxing, and brought home Gold in the 2019 SEA Games. 
And now he wants to make a name in BOXING !
Two hungry dogs - but only one bone!!!
WHO TAKES THIS ONE ?

VSP PRO 11 this Saturday night at VSP Gym. Admission is free and everyone are welcome. 
First bout starts at 5.30pm but please arrive early, as seating is limited. 

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Lorence Rosas sitting
12/20/2023

HUỲNH ĐOÀN TUẤN THÀNH AT VSP PRO 11

19 year old Huynh Doan Tuan Thanh was impressive at debut last August, winning a unanimous decision over a super fit Ho Minh Chieu.
Tuan showed a lot of attributes in that bout, most especially, changing stance and approach angle to confuse and open up attacks on his opponent. 
This Saturday night presents the improving Vung Tau switch hitter with an even bigger challenge. He meets Nguyen Van Tinh Em, a medalist in both youth and open championships. Despite his accomplishments, Tinh Em is only 17 years of age, and is the youngest competitor at VSP PRO 11.
Both these boys are going to have big upside in the future, and this bout shapes as one of the best fights of the night this Saturday. 

VSP PRO 11 live from VSP Gym this Saturday night. Admission is free but seating is limited, so please arrive early. First bout at 5.30pm.

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12/20/2023

DƯƠNG ĐỨC BẢO IS YOUR "MAIN" MAN !!

A sensational boxing debut in October by Duong Duc Bao had plenty of people asking to see more - and more you shall see. 
To say Bao was impressive in his first fight is an understatement. 
He totally dominated a far more experienced boxer, and forced the stoppage. The 20 year old produced volume, power punches and created some nice angles off a southpaw stance. It was literally an overwhelming performance. 
But matching fighters can be a difficult game.
A 7 times national kickboxing champion and 2019 Sea Games gold medalist named Pham Ba Hoi wants to debut as a pro boxer. 
But hey, who the hell would want to fight a guy with this sort of resume ?

Duong Duc Bao - that's who !
Ladies and gentlemen, grab your popcorn, this is our main event. ENJOY !

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12/19/2023

VSP PRO 11 - Saturday December 23rd @ 5pm

VSP Gym 5th Floor 147 Đ. Nguyễn Du, Phường Bến Thành, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 

#vspgym #vietnamboxingorganization #vspboxing #Webthethao #vsppro #quickom #boxingvietnam #VSPPromotions #vbo
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12/17/2023

VSP PRO 11 - COMING UP THIS SATURDAY

Do not miss the last show of the year -  we have 10 great fights lined up, so arrive early (5.30pm) and catch all the action and drama as it unfolds. 
And as usual, we have lots of debutants and future stars in this week's fight card.

Many familiar faces from the Saigon boxing scene were at VSP Gym yesterday for some light sparring, and to ensure they are WAR READY  ! 
Tran Tan Quang Dao, Thai Hoang Huy, Lee Juyeong and Le Nguyen Hoang Long all looked in great shape - with Dao and Long both competing at the VSP PRO 11 event this Saturday night.

VSP PRO 11 - Professional Boxing event
Saturday night December 23rd  Starts 5.30pm
VSP Gym  5th Floor  147 Đ. Nguyễn Du, Phường Bến Thành, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 

#vspgym #vietnamboxingorganization #vspboxing #Webthethao #vsppro #quickom #boxingvietnam #VSPPromotions #vbo
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12/10/2023

NEW FACES AND FAMILIAR FACES DECEMBER 23

VSP PR0 11 is just around the corner and promises to unearth some future stars once again.
But amongst the host of new faces, December 23 will see the return of some of the more regular and better known VSP PRO competitors. 
Tran Tan Quang Dao is arguably the most improved boxer this year, and will return to the ring for VSP PRO 11.
Despite losing his first two bouts against top opposition, the Hanoi fighter regrouped, and quickly responded with two tradesman-like wins on the bounce. Dao produced the best boxing performance of the night in his most recent victory in August, working off a beautiful jab and landing nice combinations on the inside.
Tran Tan Quang Dao has proved a super popular fixture at VSP PRO this year, and we look forward to seeing more of this guy on December 23.
Fight card information coming soon.

#vspboxing #Webthethao #vsppro #boxingvietnam #quickom #vsppromotions
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12/5/2023

NGUYỄN VĂN HẢI WARM UP BOUT DECEMBER 23

The "Hanoi Hitman" will return to VSP PRO this month, in advance of a major fight scheduled for Korea on January 13th. 
Nguyễn Văn Hải is currently ranked pound for pound #1 in Vietnam, and it is expected that he will take on a world ranked opponent at the Paradise City Hotel and Casino in Incheon next month.
It is always a treat to see this Vietnam legend fight live, and it's a major coup for VSP PRO 11 to host an exhibition bout for the Hitman Hải on Saturday December 23rd. 
And for those who have not been lucky enough to have experienced it before - a word of advice.
Do not miss your chance to see this Vietnam champion in the flesh !

#vietnamboxingorganization #vspboxing #Webthethao #vsppro #quickom #boxingvietnam #VSPPromotions #vbo
Lorence Rosas sitting
12/4/2023

VSP PRO 11

Don't miss the final show of the year !
Special appearance by Nguyễn Văn Hải in an exhibition bout.
Lorence Rosas sitting
12/5/2023

BOTSWANA BOXER TO RETURN TO HCMC

VSP PRO 11 is set to be the biggest and best of the year !
There are soooo many talented boxers that were itching to fight, so expect to see a huge card on December 23 (at this stage, we have at least 12 fights !)
And of special interest to boxing fans will be the return to Vietnam of Moabi Ngaka (pictured) - a recent winner at the Ho Tram RUMBLE in Vung Tau. 
Moabi is a former youth champ in his native Botswana, and it's likely that he will perform a 6 round spar with Vietnam legend Nguyễn Văn Hải (who is a heavier weight class boxer)
Both fighters will use the VSP PRO show as a much needed "hit out" before heading to Korea for big fights at Paradise City on January 13th.

More news on the VSP PRO 11 fight card coming soon. 

#vietnamboxingorganization #vspboxing #Webthethao #vsppro #quickom #boxingvietnam #VSPPromotions #vbo
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12/1/2023

LIVE IT! VSP PRO 11 - SATURDAY DECEMBER 23

Remember, we all get hit!  Now get up!

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June 5, 2024

BRONER LOOKS TO RESURRECT AGAINST COBBS

The Adrien Broner vs Blair Cobbs final press conference was even more wild than expected: "My n***as got guns with them. All I've gotta do is point and they're gonna blow."
It was hard to interpret Broner's rant.
Many saw that as a thinly veiled sexual reference from the gum chewing former prodigy, who has battled with compulsive disorder issues - even to the point of dry humping opponents during championship bouts
That aside, he tore off his shirt to show that Homer Simpson also comes in chocolate. 
All that aside, the salient question remains "do I still got it ?"
Blair "the Flair" Cobbs shapes as a credible enough opponent, with only one loss on his resume. 
The tall southpaw steps out for the first time since beating Maurice Hooker by UD back in 2022, but he has enough gravitas to help us guage whther there is a path ahead for the enigmatic Adrien Broner.
The two entertaining boxers will battle for their future at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood Florida this Friday night.
Friendly advice to Blair the Flair : Do not turn your back on Broner, he'd hump a table leg given half a chance.
Elorde boxers
June 1, 2024

HÀ THỊ LINH GIÀNH VÉ DỰ OLYMPIC 2024 TIẾP THEO CHO VIỆT NAM

Đứng trước cơ hội cuối cùng để giành thêm vé cho Boxing Việt Nam dự Olympic Paris 2024, nữ võ sĩ Hà Thị Linh đã không bỏ lỡ cơ hội khi góp mặt trong trận play-off hạng cân 60kg.

Đối đầu Vilma Viitanen (Phần Lan), Hà Thị Linh có hiệp 1 thi đấu tốt với những pha chủ động vào đòn tầm gần, giúp cô giành chiến thắng 10-9 trên 4 bảng điểm của các giám định.

Sang hiệp 2, Viitanen tăng áp lực khi biết bị dẫn điểm. Hà Thị Linh đáp trả bằng các tổ hợp đòn đánh nặng khi di chuyển lùi. Điểm số 20-18, 20-18, 19-19, 19-19, 19-19 trong hiệp 2 khiến cả hai ứng viên đều phải nỗ lực trong hiệp đấu cuối.

Sang hiệp 3, Viitanen tiếp tục gây sức ép với hàng loạt pha rượt đuổi và ra đòn tầm gần uy lực. Cú móc trái mạnh khiến trọng tài phải đếm với Linh. Thể lực cả hai đã giảm xuống sau nhiều pha đổi đòn. Các pha trả đòn sau đó của Linh khiến Viitanen không thể đạt được hiệu quả trong những pha tấn công. Chung cuộc, Hà Thị Linh giành chiến thắng tính điểm 4-1, mang về tấm vé Olympic Paris 2024 thứ hai cho Boxing Việt Nam cùng người đồng đội Võ Thị Kim Ánh (54kg nữ).

#webthethao #boxing #olympics #olympicparis2024 #hathilinh
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June 1, 2024

NGUYỄN VĂN HẢI JULY 23 SAINT PETERSBURG

The Hanoi Hitman is looking to make up for lost time, and will be back in the ring in Russia this coming July.
The beautiful Baltic city of Saint Petersburg will provide the backdrop to a compelling match up with outstanding Uzbekistan boxer Khurshidbek Rasuljonov (7-0 3KO)
23 year old Rasuljonov is a 3x national champ, a 2x Asian champ, and maintains a flawless professional record.
The bout will be a contested over 8 rounds, and represents another great opportunity for Nguyễn Văn Hải to make his mark abroad. 
The Hanoi boxer has no opportunity to shine in his home country of Vietnam unfortunately, where professional boxing appears to be in freefall right now.
Elorde boxers
May 29, 2024

HOW MANY CHAMPIONS TITLES AVAILABLE IN ASIA?

HOW MANY CHAMPIONS TITLES AVAILABLE IN ASIA? 

Did you know that there are over 50 global sanctioning organizations that offer various champion titles in the world? They are mostly private organizations that market their brand(s). However the four most recognized ones are : WBO, WBC, WBA, IBF.

Each of the above four organizations offer different regional championship titles and there are a lot of them! Here are some regional titles that may be available for qualified boxers in the Asia Pacific region.  

Note that considering that there are at least 17 weight divisions, there will be a minimum of 17 champions for each regional belt. If you add them all up, there are over 391 championship titles just for men alone. If you include all possible female champions, at least 690 championship titles are available.  

IBF (International Boxing Federations) 
1. IBF ASIA (male)
2. IBF ASIA OCEANIA (male)
3. IBF ASIA AUSTRALASIAN (male)
4. IBF INTERNATIONAL (male/female)
5. IBF INTERCONTINENTAL (male/female)
6. IBF YOUTH (male)

WBA (World Boxing Association)
1. WBA ASIA EAST (male)
2. WBA ASIA SOUTH (male)
3. WBA ASIA (male/female)
4. WBA OCEANIA (male)
5. WBA INTERNATIONAL (male/female)
6. WBA INTERCONTINENTAL (male/female)

WBC (World Boxing Council)
1. WBC FAR EAST (male)
2. WBC ASIAN SILVER (male) 
3. WBC ASIAN (male/female)
4. WBC ASIAN CONTINENTAL (male)
5. WBC YOUTH INTERCONTINENTAL (male)

WBO (World Boxing Organization)
1. WBO ORIENTAL (male)
2. WBO ASIA PACIFIC (male/female)
3. WBO GLOBAL (male)
4. WBO INTERNATIONAL (male) 
5. WBO ASIA PACIFIC YOUTH (male)
6. WBO INTERCONTINENTAL (male)

So which should you go for? What is available for the boxer is almost entirely dependent on the promoter and their preference in working with the sanctioning organizations. Do you have a preference?

#vietnamboxingorganization #VBO #championsleague #championship #regionaltitles #professionalboxing
Elorde boxers
May 28, 2024

"Bà mẹ 2 con" Hà Thị Linh

💥Cách đây ít phút boxer Hà Thị Linh đã có chiến thắng ấn tượng trước đối thủ khó nhằn Ana Starovoitova ở trận ra quân hạng 60 kg nữ môn boxing vòng loại cuối cùng tìm vé đến Olympic Paris 2024.👊

"Bà mẹ 2 con" Hà Thị Linh thắng thuyết phục 4-1 sau 3 hiệp đấu trước tay đấm người Litva từng 2 lần giành HCĐ châu Âu. Sau đây 2 ngày Hà Thị Linh sẽ bước vào màn so găng kế tiếp. Boxer từng 2 lần vô địch SEA Games này là một trong những niềm hy vọng sẽ kiếm tìm thêm suất dự Olympic Paris cho boxing Việt Nam.

Hiện boxing Việt Nam mới có 1 suất chính thức dự Olympic Paris và nó thuộc về Võ Thị Kim Ánh, người xuất sắc giành vé ở vòng đấu loại hồi tháng 3 năm nay...🇻🇳
#Webthethao #Boxing #HàThịLinh
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May 29, 2024

COMING NEXT MONTH !!

Saturday June 22nd Cataingan, Masbate
This has to be one of the best fight cards of the year !
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May 28, 2024

DEVIN HANEY- WAS IT ALL JUST A DREAM ?

A hotly disputed "win" against Lomachenko showed the cracks. 
But his first foray against a similar sized, yet supposedly way lesser boxer, ended in total disaster - and confirmed what many had suspected. 
Haney : No weapons - No chin. 
The cloak of invincibility has well and truly been lifted on Devin Haney - who has campaigned with the appropriate ring monicker - The Dream.

Devin Haney - the over rated champ nobody wants to see again ?
*story courtesy of Boxing News 24

Devin Haney has captured world titles in two weight classes by age 25, but few fans are impressed with what he’s accomplished during his nine-year career.
Haney stepped up for the first time last month against Ryan Garcia on April 20th, and he was out of his league. He was dropped six times and lost a 12-round decision. Fans were left wondering what they had ever seen in Haney. His reputation has nosedived since, and it’s difficult for fans to view him still as a world champion. The WBC allowed Haney to keep his light welterweight title despite losing.
That performance had a devasting effect on Haney’s career, resulting in fans no longer viewing him as the #1 fighter in the 140-lb division and feeling that they’d been wrong about their previously high appraisal of him after his win against Regis Prograis last December. Before Haney’s loss to Ryan, some fans thought he’d beaten the best fighter in the weight class when he defeated the 35-year-old Prograis. I didn’t feel that way.

Watching Prograis lose to Josh Taylor in 2019 showed that he was flawed from the start. That fight showed all I needed to know about Prograis because Tyalor was always an average fighter. That’s Why Nobody Wants The Rematch Fans should want to see a rematch, but they don’t have faith in Haney that he can raise his game enough to avenge his loss to Ryan (25-1, 20 KOs).
The fans saw all they needed to, watching Ryan put Haney in trouble in the opening seconds of round one and continuing to batter him for the remainder of the fight. In the seventh, Haney was knocked down four times and seemingly saved by the referee, Harvey Dock, who inexplicably penalized Ryan for hitting on the break after he grew frustrated at the nonstop holding that was being done.
Devin was trying to stall out the round after the first knockdown, and Ryan got fed up with being held excessively and instinctively hit Haney when the referee peeled him off. No warning had been given to Ryan before the penalization.

Many fans consider Haney the weakest of the four champions at 140 because of his questionable chin and his fighting style, which involves a lot of clinching, jabbing, and moving around the ring. The other champions at 140 :
- Teofimo Lopez 
– Subriel Matias 
– Isaac Cruz 
Haney would lose to all those champions and likely get knocked out if he couldn’t clinch excessively once he was hurt, as we saw in his fight with Ryan.
Elorde boxers
May 23, 2024

GOOSEN SUPPORTS RYAN GARCIA BEING CLEAN

Acclaimed boxing trainer Joe Goosen shares his thoughts on the recent Ryan Garcia controversy. 
He also makes the interesting assertion that the talented fighter is one of the best he has ever trained ! 
*story courtesy Boxing Scene :

There is no bad blood between former fighter-trainer tandem Ryan Garcia and Hall of Fame coach Joe Goossen. 

Garcia split from Goossen after three fights last year following his knockout loss to Gervonta Davis and has since linked up with Derrick James. 

On April 20, the heavy underdog Garcia knocked down Devin Haney three times to win a majority decision. But the victory has been surrounded by controversy. 

Garcia blew weight for the 140-pound fight by 3.2 pounds, and on May 1, tests revealed that Garcia tested positive for the banned performance-enhancing substance Ostarine on the day of and the day before the fight.

Haney has since requested that the New York State Athletic Commission disqualify Garcia. 

Garcia has maintained his innocence as he awaits the results of his B-sample, and his former coach, Goossen, is backing him, too. 

“I’ve known Ryan ever since he was a teenager, and I have nothing but great things to say about him because he has a great heart,” Goossen told BoxingScene. “He’s one of the best fighters I’ve ever trained. He’s got so much talent that it’s not even funny. He’s got everything.

“I trained Ryan for two years straight and never saw anything remotely close to the same galaxy of what is being talked about now. It wasn't even talked about. Ryan would never knowingly do something like that. When he trained with me, he was dedicated. He always worked hard. Nothing about Ryan would lead me even to speculate anything in that direction. No way. Something isn't right. I can not point the finger at Ryan. None of it makes sense to me. In my wildest dreams, I cannot conceive of Ryan Garcia purposely doing anything that would endanger his career in such a way.” 

Goossen guided Garcia to wins against Emmanuel Tagoe and Javier Fortuna, but Garcia couldn’t overcome the southpaw Davis. 

Goossen envisions a promising future for Garcia once he gets back into fight mode. 

“Ryan will never lose to a right-hander,” said Goossen. “He's going to be great at 147 pounds because he won't have to kill himself to make weight. He's tall and has a big frame. It's amazing and almost frightening to see him hit bags and hit people. He's one of the fastest, smartest, hardest hitters per square inch I have ever dealt with, and that's saying something.”
Elorde boxers
May 25, 2024

"HANEY WAS THE NEXT MAYWEATHER ? I DEBUNKED THAT !!"

"I FEEL HURT AND DAMAGED BY THE ACCUSATIONS THAT ARE PUT ON ME. I KNOW FOR A FACT THAT I AM NOT A CHEATER, I'VE NEVER BEEN A CHEATER. I'VE PUT IN SO MUCH WORK MY WHOLE LIFE, AND ONE OF MY GREATEST VICTORIES HAS A LITTLE BIT OF AN ASTERISK BECAUSE OF A LIE. 
I'M GENUINELY HURT. I CRY AT NIGHT SOMETIMES JUST KNOWING THAT THEY ARE TRYING TO TAINT MY VICTORY ...
WE'RE LETTING LITERAL CHEATERS LIKE STEROIDS POSTER BOY VICTOR CONTE CONVICT ME OF CHEATING. AND HE'S THE ONE WHO SHAPED VADA. 
WHY ARE WE LISTENING TO THIS GUY? THAT SMELLS LIKE FUNNY BUSINESS TO ME ... 

I KNOW DEVIN HANEY WAS THE POSTER CHILD FOR BEING THE NEXT FLOYD MAYWEATHER BUT I DEBUNKED THAT. 
HOW ABOUT YOU JUST GIVE ME MY CREDIT?"
Elorde boxers
May 24, 2024

BOXING VIỆT NAM KHỞI ĐẦU TỐT

Trong ngày ra quân, võ sĩ Nguyễn Văn Đương phải chạm trán một đối thủ tương đối mạnh. Đó là Jean Carlos Caicedo Pachito (Ecuador), người từng tham dự Olympic Paris.

Trước một đối thủ có trình độ và kinh nghiệm thi đấu tương đương, đại diện Việt Nam đã thi đấu chủ động. Anh tấn công từ khá sớm, đồng thời giữ cự ly mỗi khi cảm thấy đối thủ muốn chờ cơ hội phản đòn.

Trận đấu khép lại trong 3 hiệp, với chiến thắng bằng tính điểm dành cho Nguyễn Văn Đương. Anh sẽ thi đấu trận tiếp theo trong ngày 28/4 tới.

Sau khởi đầu tốt của Nguyễn Văn Đương, Boxing Việt Nam còn một VĐV khác thi đấu trong ngày đầu tiên. Đó là Hoàng Ngọc Mai, võ sĩ thi đấu hạng cân 66kg nữ.

📸 ithethao

#vothuatvietnam #ithethaovn #vothuatithethao #boxingvietnam #boxing #olympic
Elorde boxers
May 22, 2024

GOOD LUCK VIETNAM BOXING TEAM !

All set and ready to go.
Wishing the team a successful and lucky tournament for the Olympics qualifiers. 
#VietNamBoxingteam
#vongloaiolympicParis2024
Elorde boxers
May 13, 2024

WBO ORIENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP THIS WEEK

Let's find out who is Asia's best Lightweight fighter this Saturday night.

The Hanoi Hitman Nguyễn Văn Hải (6wins 1 loss) 🇻🇳 takes on the best fighter in China right now 🇨🇳 - Yongquiang Yang (15 wins 0 loss)
The China boy can bang too - he has 12 knockouts on his resume.

Nguyễn Văn Hải v Yongquiang Yang 10 rounds
WBO Oriental Lightweight championship 61kg
Jiagen Sport Centre Xiamen China 
Saturday May 18th
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May 12, 2024

WHEN THE WAR IS OVER

Mexican 🇲🇽 Kenbun Torres departs the Philippines today, and bumps into last night's opponent at Ninoy Aquino - champion Reymart Gaballo. 

"I spotted my opponent walking alone through the airport
It's Reymart Gaballo !
I was full of nerves and aggression when we are together at the weigh-in - that is a fighter.
But I couldn't help but shout out to the brave man who gave me an opportunity, and swapped punches in the same ring. 
I don't know the words to express my appreciation but I shook hands and hugged.
Maybe someday we can fight again, I know Reymart is a great fighter for the Philippines. 
I want to pay respect from the bottom of my heart to Reymart Gaballo and the people that were so kind to me when I visited this special place.
Thank you. "
Elorde boxers
May 10, 2024

Vasiliy Lomachenko và Georges Kambosos Jr

Cái tên Vasyl Lomachenko không phải là cái tên xa lạ gì đối với những người yêu thích quyền anh "đẹp".

Dù ở thời kỳ đỉnh cao hay hiện tại, trước khi chuyển sang chuyên nghiệp, anh đã có 2 lần giành HCV Olympic, 1 thành tích đáng tự hào mà nhiều tay đấm trẻ hướng tới. Và chẳng cần đến trận đấu thứ ba trong sự nghiệp chuyên nghiệp của mình, Lomachenko đã trở thành kẻ thách thức các đai vô địch quyền anh thế giới, một con quái vật mà bất kỳ vị vua nào cũng dè chừng.

Trận đấu với Georges Kambosos Jr vào ngày 12/5 tới là lần thượng đài đầu tiên của Vasiliy Lomachenko (17-3 Boxing, 11 KO) kể từ thất bại trước Devin Haney hồi tháng 5/2023, cuộc đối đầu xác định chủ nhân chức vô địch tuyệt đối với 4 danh hiệu WBC, WBA, IBF và WBO đã để lại nhiều tranh cãi bởi kết quả trên bảng điểm.

Ở tuổi 36, tất cả đều hiểu rằng thời gian để Lomachenko cạnh tranh ở cấp độ đỉnh cao không còn nhiều, dù anh vẫn được biết tới như một trong các võ sĩ có kĩ thuật và bộ pháp đứng đầu làng Quyền Anh đương đai. Dù vậy, bản thân Lomachenko vẫn muốn dành sự ưu tiên trong việc giúp đỡ những người dân quê nhà Ukraine trong cuộc chiến đang diễn ra, lý do khiến anh vắng bóng suốt một năm qua.

Những chấn thương vai kể từ cuộc đối đầu với Teofimo Lopez năm 2020 cũng là nỗi lo của những người hâm mộ "Hi-Tech", bởi khả năng tấn công của tay đấm từng giành 2 HCV Olympic (2008 & 2012) đến từ việc kiểm soát trận đấu bằng số lượng đòn đấm vượt trội. Và hơn thế, đối thủ Georges Kambosos Jr của anh cũng là một cái tên có phong cách thi đấu tương tự.

Cuộc đối đầu giữa Vasiliy Lomachenko và Georges Kambosos Jr sẽ diễn ra vào sáng Chủ Nhật ngày 12/5 theo giờ Việt Nam. Webthethao.vn sẽ tiếp sóng sự kiện Boxing đáng chú ý của làng Boxing thế giới tới quý vị khán giả.

#webthethao #boxing #vothuat #quyenanh #VasiliyLomachenko #GeorgeKambososJr
Elorde boxers
May 10, 2024

PREPARING FOR THE WBO TITLE MATCH

Nguyễn Văn Hải getting ready for the biggest stage of his career - the WBO Oriental Lightweight championship to be held in Xiamen China next week. 
Vietnam 🇻🇳 legend Nguyễn Văn Hải 6-1 3KO will challenge China 🇨🇳 top rated fighter Yongquiang Yang 15-0 12KO for the prestigious belt. 
The championship match will take place at the Jiagen Sport Center in Xiamen on Saturday May 18th. 

#vietnamboxingorganization #vspboxing #Webthethao #VSPPromotions
Elorde boxers
May 9, 2024

DOES MEXICAN TORRES HAVE THE "MIDAS" TOUCH ?

Without doubt the smaller man, but Mexican Kenbun Torres hits Manila in a rich vein of form, and promises nightmares for local champ Reymart Gaballo tomorrow night at the Midas Hotel and Casino. 
Torres was beaten by Viet star and WBO belt holder Tran Van Thao, before making amends with a dominant win over China's tough Chengcheng Yang. 
The China boxer subsequently knocked out one of Australia's most hyped fighters - the previously unbeaten Rocky Ogden, to cement the serious claims of Kenbun Torres in tomorrow's big showdown.
The great card brought to you by SanMan Promotions will take place at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Manila. 

Weigh-in results from Pasay City, Philippines:
🇵🇭 Marlon Tapales 119.6 lbs.
🇹🇭 Nattapong Jankaew 121.4 lbs.
*vacant WBC Asian Continental Super Bantamweight Title

🇵🇭 Reymart Gaballo 119.8 lbs.
🇲🇽 Kenbun Torres 117.8 lbs.
*8 rounds / non-title
Elorde boxers
May 7, 2024

9 DAYS OUT !!

Nguyễn Văn Hải v Yongquiang Yang 
WBO Global Lightweight Title
Xiamen China Saturday May 18th
Vietnam 🇻🇳 champ v China 🇨🇳 champ !!!!
True romance !!!

#VSPPromotions #vietnamboxingorganization #Webthethao #vspboxing
Elorde boxers
May 6, 2024

DOHENY STOPS BRYL BAYOGOS IN 4TH

In the curtain raiser of the Inoue-Nery gigantic promotion at Tokyo Dome, former IBF junior feather champ TJ Doheny (26-4, 20 KOs), 121.75, decked an easy TKO victory over previously unbeaten Filipino Bryl Bayogos (7-1-1, 2 KOs), 121.5, at 2:51 of the fourth round in a scheduled eight on Monday. 
Doheny quickly caught the still nervous and stiff Filipino and dropped him with solid body shots twice in the third, and followed up so furiously that the referee called a well-timed halt in round four, when Bayogos fell down again. 
Doheny scored his fourth triumph in as many bouts in Japan since he dethroned then IBF ruler Ryosuke Iwasa on points in 2018. 
The Irishman TJ, now residing in Australia for years, is gunning for a shot at “Monster” Naoya Inoue. Doheny had been supposed to fight Inoue should Luis Nery become unavailable by any inconvenience, but it eventually didn’t materialize with Nery successfully having made weight.
Elorde boxers
May 6, 2024

TRAN VAN THAO WIN WBO GLOBAL

Congratulations to Vietnam hero Van Thao Tran for a unanimous decision win over Jakrawut Majungoen for the NEW WBO GLOBAL Bantamweight champion.
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#Korea
#VBO
Elorde boxers
May 4, 2024

WBO TRIPLE TITLE

All boxers passed the weight in today for tomorrow's Triple WBO title event,
For the Vacant WBO Global Bantamweight title, and the vacant WBO Global Featherweight title and the vacant WBO International Flyweight title!
Here in Goheung, Korea.
Elorde boxers
May 4, 2024

WEIGH-IN RESULTS FROM LAS VEGAS

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez - 166.8 lbs
Jaime Munguia - 167.4 lbs 
Undisputed Super Welterweight Championship
Elorde boxers
May 1, 2024

MEXICAN FIESTA THIS SUNDAY IN LAS VEGAS

Canelo Alvarez 60-2 meets the unbeaten Jaime Munguia 43-0 for the IBF, WBO, WBC and WBA World Super Middleweight title belts this Saturday night (Sunday midday in Asia)
The fight of two great Mexicans will take place at T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Elorde boxers
April 28, 2024

Why Olympic Boxers Aren’t Wearing Headgear Anymore

SOMETHING IS MISSING from Olympics boxing this year. Did you notice? It’s lot easier to see the faces of male boxers---taunting, grimacing, or smiling in all their Olympian glory. This year, the Olympics ditched boxing headgear for the first time since 1984, making it look a lot more like professional boxing.

The decision, according to statements from amateur boxing’s governing organization---the International Boxing Association, or AIBA---came down to safety. Counterintuitively, referees had to stop matches for head injuries (aka likely concussions) more often when boxers were wearing headgear, according to an AIBA study. But whether ditching headgear actually makes boxers safer---especially from non-concussion injuries---is, well, more complicated.

“This rule change was rather surprising for lot of people. There’s still lot of research that needs to be done,” says Cynthia Bir, a University of Southern California biomechanics researcher who has evaluated boxing equipment for USA Boxing. In fact, female Olympians will still be wearing headgear in boxing, due to lack of safety data. (AIBA did not respond to requests for comment.)

What almost everyone can agree on is that foam padding does little to protect against concussions and knockout blows. Punch hard enough, and you overwhelm the foam’s ability to absorb energy. “The headgear becomes less useful and then not useful,” says Blaine Hoshizaki, a head injury researcher at the University of Ottawa.

Plus, the headgear still leaves boxers vulnerable to punches to the jaw, which are most likely to cause concussions because they whip the head around. “Boxers know that to get the knockout, you need to make the head spin,” says Bir. “Jabs aren’t going to do much.” Your brain normally sits suspended in fluid; when your head whips around, the brain whips around too, the tissue stretching and compressing. This causes concussions.

But why would wearing headgear increase the rate of likely concussions? The AIBA’s study has a few theories: Headgear makes it tougher to see, so boxers can’t dodge as well. Or perhaps headgear creates a false sense of safety and boxers take more risks. It also makes the boxer’s head a bigger target.

Another matter to consider though: Concussions aren’t the only head injuries boxers get. “A lot of the long-term consequences of repetitive head trauma may be from many, many subconcussive blows over time,” says Charles Bernick, a neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic. Bernick has been following a group of professional boxers and MMA fighters since 2011, and he’s found that even the brains of fighters who have not reported concussions exhibit damage visible in MRI scans.

These subconcussive blows, which don’t have any immediately obvious symptoms, could also lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, over time. “With concussions, you can see it and you can diagnose it,” says Hoshizaki. “The challenge is the ones you don’t see, don’t feel. This is I think the scary part.” Headgear could mitigate some of these blows. But it’s hard to study because it’s hard to measure how much brain damage these subconcussive blows actually cause; the same punch might cause damage in one person but not another because of the structure of their head or neck musculature.

The AIBA has tried to get more professional in recent years---the extra “A” in the acronym is a remnant from when it had “amateur” in its name. And the group made other changes for the Olympics this year: It changed the scoring system to bring it in line with the pro boxing and allowed professionals to qualify for the games. (Though only three are competing in Rio.) Pros have a good reason to not use headgear
Elorde boxers
April 27, 2024

TOP 5 COUNTRIES WITH THE MOST PRO BOXING EVENTS.

According to Boxrec, there were 7,191 boxing events (63,573 bouts) in the past 12 months worldwide. USA 1,598 boxing events accounting for 27% of the total. That is more than the sum of the next 4 countries combined.

Boxing events are not necessarily connected to the wealth of a nation. Argentina, Mexico, and Russia are not known for their economic strength yet hosted 676, 488, and 294 events respectively in the last 12 months.  

In comparison, Vietnam hosted 12 events in the same period. With over 100 million in population and one of the largest amateur boxer population, VBO estimates that Vietnam should be hosting approximately 100~200 events per year. That is roughly 15 events per month. 

The question should be focused around how to make it easier for people to host boxing events, starting with 4 rounds of boxing focused on debuting boxers who are beginners in professional boxing. Safety of boxers are very important but often that concept is misused to scare noninformed public.  

Most injuries that boxers sustain are from three main areas:
1. Not enough rest between fights.
2. Excessive weight reduction before the fight.
3. Previous injuries that are left unattended.  

While mismatch can be a big problem, this is the fault of the referee/supervisor for not stopping the fight when needed. Unfortunately, this is one skill that can not be learned in a classroom but through experience. This is why developing high quality boxing ring officials is so important and difficult to do. No amount of training or certificates can replace actual experience in the ring. Just like boxers, officials also need consistent events to practice and sharpen their skills.

What are your thoughts to make 15 events/month a reality in Vietnam?

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Elorde boxers
April 24, 2024

MATEO TAPIA READY FOR WORLD'S BEST

Mexican born Aussie Mateo Tapia came to Vietnam as a 20 year old and took on that country's fight legend Truong Dinh Hoang - a 10 times national champion and unbeaten pro. It was a hugely exciting, if not unnerving, experience for the young fighter.
Fast forward 5 years, and 16-0 Tapia is world ranked in a very hot middleweight division. 
Mateo Tapia makes his return in Sydney tonight, and will meet Keiber Gonzalez 20-0 in what will surely be a launch towards a world title run.
Good luck Mateo.
Elorde boxers
April 21, 2024

WBO ORIENTAL LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE

Xiamen China Saturday 18th May
The Hanoi Hitman Nguyễn Văn Hải ready to rock China's best Yongquiang Yang over 10 rounds at Jiagen Sports Arena in Xiamen.
Elorde boxers
April 21, 2024

THE NEXT MAYWEATHER ??

Maybe it requires a re-think !
King Ryan too big, too fast, too powerful !
Elorde boxers
April 17, 2024

VIETNAM GUEST WINS IN AMERICAN RETURN

Charly Suarez has been a regular visitor to Vietnam. He fought an exhibition bout with Nguyễn Văn Hải at Victory8 in Hanoi, and he won the WBC belt at Ho Tram against Indonesia’s champion Defry Palulu. 
Today he was Stateside, winning his return bout in Corpus Christi Texas on a Top Rank event. Suarez broke his hand in August of last year, but resumed in style today in a near shutout win over America's Luis Coria. 
It was an emphatic performance, and likely to earn Suarez a world title eliminator shot at his next outing.
Elorde boxers
April 14, 2024

SUAREZ WINS IN RETURN ON AMERICAN SOIL

JUST IN: Charly Suarez Official scores a unanimous decision victory over Luis Coria (77-74, 76-75 & 77-74).
Congratulations King's Warrior 
World title awaits !
Elorde boxers
April 7, 2024

SUAREZ SCARES OFF HENRY LEBRON TEAM

The Philippines' Charly Suarez always looks great in sparring, but apparently a session where the King's Warrior was "on fire" was witnessed by the coach of Henry Lebron - and was enough for them to immediately pull out of their world title eliminator next Saturday night.
Lebron has now been consigned to the "Top Rank Scaredy Cat" bench warmers list, and will be replaced by Luis Coria 15-6 in what is Suarez return from a broken hand last August. 
A win for Suarez will guarantee him a world title eliminator at his next outing - and you can bet your bottom dollar it won't be Henry Lebron in the other corner !
Charly Suarez fights on a Top Rank show in Corpus Christi Texas next Saturday night April 13th.
Elorde boxers
April 6, 2024

SUAREZ BACK BETTER THAN EVER

The Philippines' best boxer Charly Suarez resumes next Saturday on a big Top Rank show in Corpus Christi Texas - 8 long months after sustaining a broken hand in August of last year. 
Despite looking comfortable in a lopsided decision win, Suarez actually did the damage in round one against tough Yohan Vasquez, and was forced to fight the remainder of their bout in southpaw. 
An incredible effort !
The King's Warrior Charly Suarez last fought in Vietnam in December 2022 (hence the Christmas tree !) and followed up his win at Ho Tram with a 4 title win in Australia over unbeaten star Paul Fleming. 
Suarez has been promised a world title eliminator bout if successful in next week's American bout, and all his friends at VSP wish him a career defining performance on that big stage.
Good luck Charly boy !
Elorde boxers
March 28, 2024

BRAVO CORIA - LEBRON SENT PACKING !

Puerto Rican 🇵🇷Henry Lebron (19-0)'s clean card was ready to get shredded.

So, the Lebron team have opted out of world title contention, and Charly Suarez will have a new dance partner in Luis Coria.

🇵🇭 Charly Suarez (16-0) with 9 KO’s
🇺🇸 Luis Coria (15 Wins with 6 losses) 7 KO’s
 Super featherweight bout

🗓️April 13, 2024 Saturday 
🏟️American Bank Canter, Texas USA

*credit to KOboxing

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Elorde boxers
March 21, 2024

TAGPUNO MAKES WEIGHT IN AUSTRALIA

Fernando Tagpuno jr and Dana Coolwell both made the 126lb cut and looked in outstanding shape for tomorrow night's big clash on the Sunshine Coast.
Dana Coolwell is one of the brightest young talents on the Aussie boxing scene, and his clash with Tagpuno will be for the IBO InterContinental Featherweight title.
Elorde boxers
March 17, 2024

YAP AND NGAKA BOTH WANTING WBF PRIZE

The countdown is on !
The Philippines' Mark John Yap and Botswana's Moabi Ngaka will be banging it out in 10 days time to decide the World Boxing Foundation International title.
And both countries are supremely confident of capturing the prestigious prize !

Those in the Yap camp say that this is the lightest they have seen the Journey Man prior to a big fight, and that his training has seen the experienced warrior ascend to new levels.
Moabi Ngaka is famed for his cardio, and has been reeling off 20km runs in amongst a torrid twice daily training schedule of sparring multiple partners at each session. 
This will very definitely be a battle of Mark John Yap's experience and power versus the speed, movement and endurance of the younger and taller Moabi Ngaka. 
But as they say, two dogs - one bone !!
So who you got ????

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun National Stadium Botswana 
Saturday March 30th 

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Elorde boxers
March 16, 2024

VENGEANCE HAS A NEW NAME

Arnel Baconaje "The Silencer" has been one of the Philippines' outstanding boxers of recent years, and will get the opportunity to take his talents to an international stage later this month.
The Silencer will meet the man that many regard as the best prospect in Botswana - Steven Bagwasi. 
This boxing prodigy has a 9-1 record, and is touted as a future world star by those in the know.
But Arnel Baconaje is not one for reputations, and whilst respectful of his quality opponent, is certainly not daunted. The RP National champ sees a spot for himself on the world stage, and knows that an emphatic win over a star like Bagwasi will cement his position. 
Baconaje has been the victim of some horrible decisions in the last couple of years, so on the road against Steven Bagwasi, he will leave nothing to chance.
"I know I have to hurt him to get his respect. 
This is my first time to fight an African, so I'm very excited. Tell him the Silencer is coming!"
Vengeance has a new name.

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun National Stadium Botswana 
Saturday March 30th 
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Elorde boxers
March 10, 2024

CHARLY SUAREZ THE UNDERDOG ???

Unless they plan on using the same three judges as the Tim Bradley-Manny Pacquiao fight - they got this one very wrong !!
Charly lights this guy up.

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With aspirations of securing a world title this year, Suarez must emerge victorious against Lebron to enhance his standing in the super featherweight world rankings.

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Elorde boxers
March 10, 2024

THAI HOANG HUY A VSP PRO ALUMNI

Former Muay Thai student Thai Hoang Huy ranks as one of the most active boxers in Vietnam, despite only embarking upon the sport a mere 18 months ago.
After an exhibition bout at Ho Tram, Huy decided to enter the professional ranks in 2O23, and despite his inexperience, won 4 of 6 bouts.

They say that boxing is a sport that affords you the opportunity to learn a lot about yourself whilst forging enduring friendships, and Huy has been fortunate to already share the ring with boxers from the Philippines and Africa. 
It's in that regard that he enjoyed a lucky break.

 Whilst competing in an event at Ho Tram, Huy was matched with Botswana's gun Moabi Ngaka.
Despite losing that bout, Thai Hoang Huy did enough to impress his African opponent, and he invited the Vietnam boxer to his country to compete on an international stage.
The RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO sees African nations take on an Asian Team comprising Vietnam, Philippines, China and India - and Thai Hoang Huy has earnt himself a "wildcard" spot at the event !

Huy will meet Zambia 🇿🇲 prospect David Kapusu, a man touted as a future African champion, in the opening bout of the show. Kapusu was a quality amateur before turning pro, and won his debut in promising fashion. 
This is a significant test for Thai Hoang Huy, but a great honour to be opening an iconic International event, and as a former alumni, VSP wishes him lots of luck in Botswana on March 30th. 

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun National Stadium Botswana 
Saturday March 30th 
WATCH IT HERE LIVE !

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Elorde boxers
March 6, 2024

SUAREZ RETURNS 13TH APRIL

Henry Lebron is touted as Top Rank's next world champion at 130lb. 
Bad news Henry ! King's Warrior is coming for that very same work on April 13th in Corpus Christi Texas. 
Great fight boys !
Elorde boxers
March 9, 2024

RACE IN BOTSWANA

🇵🇭Mark John "The journey man" Yap 34-18 (Elorde ) vs 🇧🇼Moabi Ngaka 3-1-1 of Botswana
🏆 Super featherweight 10 rounds
📅March 30, 2024

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Elorde boxers
March 8, 2024

TWO WEEKS TO GO - TAGPUNO IN AUSTRALIA 

Ferocious Fernando Tagpuno heads south to the sunny shores of Queensland with a singular intent - to dismantle one of the hottest prospects in Aussie boxing - Mr. Dana Coolwell.

The story goes like this :

TAGPUNO JR TAKES FEROCIOUS DOWN UNDER
It's the ignominious start to a pro boxing career that many must dread. 
Abd it's the reason why all managers and promoters give their fighters easybeats when they first debut as professionals.
 
But there was no such soft path for "Ferocious" Fernando Tagpuno, who was to suffer defeats at his first two bouts when he met top flight Jonniel Laurente (8-1) and Daniel Nicolas (7-2).
The losses would make many question their career choice, but for Tagpuno Jr, he was simply emboldened.
VSP commented at the time that the performances were great, and despite the losses, this young fighter has a big future. 
But Fernando Tagpuno needed to respond, and he did so, with FEROCIOUS intent.
Tagpuno siezed those early lessons, and then used them to batter 7 subsequent opponents !!
THAT'S SEVEN KNOCKOUTS IN A ROW ! 
And there are some pretty decent names in that hit list !

"Ferocious" Fernando has been rewarded for his escalating displays of violence with a title shot on March 23rd in Australia. 
He is slated to take on outstanding indigenous prodigy Dana Coolwell for the IBO InterContinental Featherweight title in a bout that should blow the rafters off the Caloundra RSL Club.
"Deadly" Dana Coolwell rates as one of the most precocious talents in Aussie boxing, and was controversially defeated for a World Youth title while amasssing a 12-2 record. He is skilled, slick, and reminiscent of a young Paul Fleming.
The contrasting style of Tagpuno Jr will make it interesting - he brings pressure, and when he comes to your front door, he doesn't forget to knock. And he KNOCKS LOUD !!!
Great match up - Ferocious Fernando Tagpuno Jr v Deadly Dana Coolwell. Saturday March 23rd.
Elorde boxers
March 10, 2024

PHILIPPINES SET FOR AN AFRICAN SAFARI

Three weeks out and no signs of nerves, the Elorde team of Mark John Yap, Arnel Baconaje, JonJon Estrada and Jetro Pabustan (trainer) discuss articles of war for the RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO on March 30th. 
The event will match many of Africa and Asia's best boxers against one another in Maun, Botswana - a location that is the gateway to the iconic Okavango Delta. 
All three pinoy have significant tasks ahead.
JonJon Estrada takes on South African champion Jeff Magagane in the featherweight class.
Arnel Baconaje meets Steven Bagwasi, arguably the best boxer P4P in Botswana. 
Mark John Yap appears in the main event - a WBF International title match against local star Moabi Ngaka. 
The three Philippines 🇵🇭 boxers will be part of an Asian Team that includes China 🇨🇳, India 🇮🇳 and Vietnam 🇻🇳. 

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Elorde boxers
March 2, 2024

"BACONAJE WILL THINK HE'S IN WITH A LION"

Take that sucker !
Steven Bagwasi confirms his status as one of, if not the, hottest properties in Botswana boxing, handing out another one sided beating.
Bagwasi will face Philippines super featherweight champion Arnel Baconaje at Maun Stadium on March 30th, and he is looking forward to the task with laser focus. 
The boxer from Mahalapye was on the sidelines in 2023, but prior, had built an imposing 9-1 record. His lone loss was way back in 2018 by way of points to South Africa's champion Ayanda Nkosi (who was also WBF World Champion) 
Many in Africa have a huge opinion of Steven Bagwasi, and likewise, he is a boxer with self belief. 
"I will take Arnel Baconaje on a wild safari. When we are done, he will be thinking he is surrounded by lions. I am really looking forward to this one."

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun National Stadium Botswana, Africa 
Saturday March 30th 

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Elorde boxers
February 29, 2024

NGAKA TAUNTS MARK YAP TO GO TO WAR

Botswana’s Moabi "The Eagle" Ngaka " is a man well versed with the habitat of lions, and he will need to draw on all that hometown knowledge on March 30th when he steps into the ring with the Philippines' Mark John Yap. 
The two boxers will contest the World Boxing Foundation International title - a main event contest over 10 rounds to decide the Super Featherweight champion.
And the task for Ngaka is daunting to say the least !

Despite being a talented member of the national team in Botswana, he has literally had to jump at the very limited pro opportunities that have come his way, amassing a 3-1 record. And if you include his bouts not listed in BoxRec, he is already 7-1. 
There is no doubt that Moabi Ngaka has the makings of quality international boxer. 
But against Mark John Yap - REALLY ? 

It's just impossible to see that he has the experience to go with a man that has 17 years in the pro ranks, had an unbeaten run of 10 wins in Japan over 3 years where he tore some of their very best to shreds. Yap picked up three OPBF titles in a winning run that was finally ended in a points loss to world rated #2 Takuma Inoue.

But here's the interesting footnote - Moabi Ngaka specifically asked for the task ! There were a number of easier opponents that the African boxer could have taken, but he chose the Philippines Journey Man instead. 

"I want Mark John Yap !! He is a warrior, so am I - so lets GO TO WAR ! 
I'm not here to play around, I train hard, and I fight harder. I want to test myself with real fighters, and they don't come any more real than Yap."

Those close to the Botswana boxer share his belief, and say he is ripe to pull off a big upset against his Philippines rival. Ngaka is renowned for his cardio and loose movement in the ring, and they are of the opinion that Yap will be air swinging on old legs in later rounds.

"I want everyone to tune in on March 30th - I will say that this will be a war, and I will drop Mark Yap. Maybe more than once. They will all be saying that the EAGLE HAS LANDED."

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun National Stadium Botswana, Africa 
Saturday March 30th 

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Elorde boxers
February 28, 2024

BACONAJE TO TAKE ON AFRICAN STAR

Classy Elorde boxer Arnel Baconaje will head to Botswana next month as part of a formidable Asian Team that will do battle with African nations. 
"The Silencer" will take on Steven Bagwasi - a boxer that many rate as one of the most outstanding talents in Botswana. 
Bagwasi has 8 wins on his resume, with only one loss, which was back in 2018 to South Africa's national champion Ayanda Nkosi.
But to tame a lion like Bagwasi, plenty of hard work and lots of skill will be required, and Arnel Baconaje "The Silencer" was working on both today. Mixing it up with Arnel in sparring at Elorde was Japanese visitor Reito Takahashi, a highly promising 135lb fighter.

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Elorde boxers
February 27, 2024

WOLVERINE HEADS TO THE AFRICAN DELTA

Crowd pleasing brawler JonJon "the Wolverine" Estrada heads for the depths of Africa next month, when he stars at the RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO show on March 30th. 
Estrada will take on the sharp shooting Jeff Magagane, a man who has long been touted as one of South Africa's major talents. 
The boxer was rated as high as #1 at various stages of his career, but lack of consistency of regular bouts have conspired against him winning a major title.
Jeff Magagane goes by the ring name of "911" - which gives some obvious insights into his style, but this boxer is much much more. 
He is tall, rangy, has great hands, and is really adept out of both stances. He mixes his speed and delivery so well that when he is "on", he is equal parts deceptive as he is elusive. And with only one fight in 2023, Magagane is determined to post an emphasis performance against Estrada and get back into the world rankings. 
As for JonJon Estrada - well,it's business as usual ! 
He is well versed with taller and faster opponents - he will be a dangerous snake in the grass waiting to strike. This is a significantly important match for Estrada, and he is expected to be a heavy underdog in this bout.
But as you know with the heavy handed Wolverine - simply learn to expect the unexpected !!

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun National Stadium Botswana, Africa 
Saturday March 30th 

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Elorde boxers
February 21, 2024

MARK VS MOABI

MARK JOHN YAP 🇵🇭 PHILIPPINES versus 
MOABI NGAKA 🇧🇼 BOTSWANA 

World Boxing Foundation International title 130lb 
Maun National Stadium, Maun Botswana 
Saturday March 30th 

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Elorde boxers
February 20, 2024

VSP PRO "CLASSROOM" TO THE BIGTIME

Thai Hoang Huy gets rewarded for his improving performances in 2O23 with his first bout outside of the country. 
Huy only began boxing 18 months ago, and was inspired to try the professional game after contesting an exhibition bout with Philippines' JonJon Estrada. The Wolverine gave him encouragement to keep training and stay busy, and he took the advice from the experienced Estrada. 
Thai Hoang Huy has since won 4 from 6 in 2O23, yet it was in his most recent bout, that he got a lucky break.
Despite losing to Botswana champion Moabi Ngaka, the African liked what he saw, and requested for Huy to have an opportunity to fight abroad in Botswana. 
RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO affords that opportunity, and on March 30th, Huy will join 3 other Vietnam 🇻🇳 boxers in an Asian team that will tackle the African nations. 
Thai Hoang Huy meets Zambia 🇿🇲 hotshot David Kapusu, a quality prospect that won impressively at his debut.
VSP wish Thai Hoang Huy lots of luck with his fight in Botswana - draw your inspiration from the LIONS !

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Elorde boxers
February 20, 2024

THE RUMBLE JUST KEEPS ON GETTING BETTER

Team Africa just received a huge boost with breaking news that Kagiso Bagwasi will be joining the fray at RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO. 
Bagwasi is a 5-0 pro and a former amateur standout. 
The Botswana boxer started his professional career in blazing fashion, winning three bouts in quick succession before calamity struck.
Bagwasi was the victim of a vicious knife attack, leaving him unconscious and in need of multiple surgeries.
It was doubtful whether the talented welterweight would be able to resume his career after bicep damage incurred in the incident, but Bagwasi shed the drama like it was a second skin. It's perhaps why he has earned the ring name "Reptile" !!
Kagiso resumed in 2O22,  and has been in stunning form - a shutout victory followed up by a stunning knockout win ( both on the road in Johannesburg) endorsed that the Reptile was better than ever !
This signing is a huge coup for Team Africa, and it will take a supernatural performance from any opponent to beat Kagiso Bagwasi on his home turf !

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Elorde boxers
February 19, 2024

"MARK YAP WILL DROP. THIS IS WAR !"

The main event boxer that will face the Philippines' Mark John Yap has made the bold prediction that he will drop his counterpart at least once in next month's headliner.
This is a view that's endorsed by many in Africa that think Yap will age overnight, and that he doesn't have the speed or legs to go with his younger opponent. 

"Africa is different man. It's really hot here, we are used to it. And we have lots to deal with every day, fighting is what we love, and to have old men come to our backyard and beat us ? C'mon man, that just not gonna happen. 
Yah eish we are lions and we hungry !
Yap is a good fighter, but he won't be good against me. But respect - I know he will try hard, he will do his best to make it good for the people watching"

Moabi Ngaka heads a team of 11 boxers from the African nations of Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe to fight in Maun on March 30th. 
Mark John Yap and Moabi Ngaka will compete for the World Boxing Foundation title at 130lb. 

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun Stadium Botswana Africa 
Saturday March 30th 

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February 17, 2024

HAFENI NGESHEYA: "OKAY - LET'S RUMBLE !"

The African nations are renowned for their athletic talent, and RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO will showcase many of the continent's best emerging stars.
Namibia 🇳🇦 Lightweight prospect Hafeni Ngesheya is known in his country as "The Mexican" - courtesy of his dogged and relentless style, and his penchant for body assaults.
The 25 year old was one of the first boxers selected for Team Africa, a squad that comprises countries South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.
Ngesheya is unbeaten in his professional career, boasting 6-0 with 3 knockouts on his resume, and he is just getting started ! 
RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO presents another exciting challenge and opportunity for the Namibian prospect, who was impressive in his two wins in the back end of 2023.
And the challenge and opportunity are extremely real (and formidable) - Ngesheya will take on the "Hanoi Hitman" Nguyen Van Hai - a real cornerstone for Team Asia.
But Namibia 🇳🇦 are known for great fighters, and you have to suspect that when Hafeni Ngesheya steps into that ring on March 30th, we will be left in no doubt as to why this hot prospect is called THE MEXICAN !!

RUMBLE IN THE OKAVANGO 
Maun Stadium Botswana 🇧🇼 
Saturday March 30th 

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