WORLD Boxing Federation (WBF) international light weight champion, Vusumzi Tyatyeka from South Africa, will defend his title against challenger György Mizsei from Hungary at a premier boxing event to be held at the Rotunda at The Bay Hotel in Camp’s Bay on June 8.
Announcing details at a media conference in Cape Town this week, WBF President Howard Goldberg described the fight as the most important boxing event ever to be held in the Mother City. He noted that the fight was scheduled to last 12 rounds and would be conducted strictly in accordance with the rules and judging protocols applicable to international WBF title fights.
In a supporting bout, Joseph Martey of Ghana will take on South Africa’s Mzuvukile Magwaza for the WBF Africa title in the junior flyweight division.
A further 5 professional fights – across all divisions and involving boxers from Gauteng, the Western Cape and the Eastern Cape – will also take place on the night
Tyatyeka boasts an impressive record of 15 wins and two defeats with two knockouts, while Magwaza has an unblemished record of eleven fights with eleven wins and five knockouts.
Goldberg noted that while sanctioning primarily world title fights, the World Boxing Federation was committed to empowering fighters with great potential and affording them opportunities.
“A victory for Tyatyeka will move him that much closer to a world title fight. For Magwaza, the fight is even more crucial. We have managed to secure him a WBF world title fight in Malta at the end of July against a very tough Mexican fighter, subject to a victory being attained in next week’s show”, he said.