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“Title Night in Tanzania” on August 30 Set with Five Fights

One of Africa’s most celebrated boxers and an up and coming brawling fighter from the USA will square off to decide the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) Super Middleweight World champion on August 30th in Tanzania.

Francis Cheka, the current IBF Continental Africa champion, is the #1 ranked super middleweight in Tanzania. The 5′ 10 1/2″ Cheka will take his 28-7 record with 16 KOs into the WBF world title fight against Phil “The Drill” Williams, who hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and has compiled an impressive 12-5 record with 11 KOs. The 5′ 11″ Williams will be fighting his first professional bout outside the U.S. Continue reading

IBF Africa Boxing News Roundup

The most celebrated IBF/Africa’s champion, Francis Cheka of Tanzania, vowed to teach a lesson or two to his arch rival Chimwemwe Chiotcha of the Republic of Malawi in their impending rumble in August to defend his “IBF Continental Africa Super Middleweight Title”. Continue reading

Francis Cheka shopping for an opponent outside Africa for his 4th defense

International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF/AFICA) – THURSDAY 16 MAY, 2013 – The most celebrated “IBF Continental Africa Champion” Francis Cheka of Tanzania is shopping for an opponent outside Africa continent for his optional defense of his title for the fourth time. Cheka’s desire for foreign boxers derived from the dismal performances exhibited by Africa boxers he had met so far. “I have yet to see any African boxer who has challenged me aggressively” said the “IBF Continental Africa Super Middleweight King” recently. Continue reading