Rahimi vs. Mbelwa
World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly met with new pro Freddie Flintoff today at the Peacock Gym in London.
Unbeaten Cleverly spoke to the media before he heads off to the US for his world title defence on Saturday 10th November at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, live on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
While former England cricket captain Flintoff was putting in valuable rounds of sparring ahead of his pro-debut on Friday 30th November at the M.E.N Arena, which is also live on BoxNation.
Welsh ace Cleverly gave the raw heavyweight some words of advice before he gets into the ring. Continue reading
“This is a dream which just came true”, said newly crowned WBO intercontinental middleweight champion Hamid Rahimi moments after stopping Said Mbelwa from Tanzania in the seventh round of the “Fight 4 Peace” on Tuesday night in front of a sold out crowd of 3,000 enthusiastic fans at the “Loya Jirga” in Kabul. It was the first professional boxing fight ever to take place in Afghanistan. Continue reading