Izinyoka to fight in S.A.
17 Oct 2016 16:20pm
WINDHOEK 17 OCT Namibian southpaw boxer Sacky 'Izinyoka' Shikukuta left for South Africa on Monday, where he will face Chris 'The Heat' van Heerden for the vacant World Boxing Association Welterweight title.
A media release on Monday said the fight between Shikukuta and Van Heerden will be televised live on SuperSport on Saturday 22 October from Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.
The Namibian boxer promised to live up to his name saying I know van Heerden is an experienced fighter and I respect him for that and as a fighter, but I'm going there only for a win and nothing else.
Izinyoka's opponent is a southpaw (left-handed) as well.
Izinyoka has a proud record of 22 wins, three losses and one draw with 13 of the 22 wins coming via knock out. He has won five of his last six fights.
Van Heerden is based in the United States of America and has 24 wins, (12 via knockout) two loses (one via knockout) and one draw. He also has won five of his last six fights.