Jackson Chauke and Mustapha Mukapasi Headline ESPN Africa Boxing 19 in Abu Flyweight Title Fight

Jackson Chauke and Mustapha Mukapasi Headline ESPN Africa Boxing 19 in Abu Flyweight Title Fight

Keba Mothoagae
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:07 PM
  • The increasingly popular ESPN Africa Boxing extravaganza is set to excite fans with the 19th edition set to take place on Thursday, 28 July
  • The main event will see South African Jackson Chauke and Tanzania's Mustapha Mukapasi collide for the ABU flyweight title
  • There will be four other fights involving local fighters looking to hold the fort against international challengers

The 19th edition of the monthly ESPN Boxing Africa fight night will descend on the Galleria in Sandton, Johannesburg on Thursday, 28 July.

The main fight involves South Africa's Jackson Chauke and Tanzanian Mustapha Mukapasi will battle it out for the ABU flyweight title in 12 rounds.

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Jackson Chauke (right) will take on Mustapha Mukapasi in the main event of ESPN Africa Boxing 19. Image source: nSquared
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The co-main event will see home favourite Xolisani Ndongenitry negotiate the unknown challenge of the Philippines' Reymond Yanong in an intriguing 10-round super flyweight fight.

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Jackson Chauke and Mustapha Mukapasi Headline ESPN Africa Boxing 19 in ABU Flyweight Title fight
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Elsewhere, Kholosa Ndobayini (South Africa) will take on Anisha Basheel (Malawi) in the women's category of the lightweight division in a six-round bout.

Junior lightweights Lucky Monyebane and Koos Sibiya will split those in attendance as they duke it over eight rounds in an all-South African affair.

In another all-Mzasni fight, Mzuvukile Magwaca will pit his wits and fists against Sabelo Ngebiyana over eight rounds in the junior featherweight division.

The action will start at 19:00 CAT on ESPN 2, channel 218 on the DStv bouquet.

ESPN Africa 18 serves up a sensational night of exciting and tense drama with Cassper Nyovest in attendance

The latest round of ESPN Boxing Africa proved to be the best iteration of the increasingly popular series.

As reported by Sports Brief, the action took place at The Galleria in Sandton, Johannesburg in front of a highly enthusiastic crowd.

Each fight was decided by knockout as the fighters on show went all out for victory satisfyingly instead of choosing the usually sensible approach of keeping matters conservative in eking out the victory.

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