Namibia’s World Boxing Organisation (WBO) International tremendous featherweight champion Jeremiah ‘Lowkey’ Nakathila, has been thrown a lifetime alternative to struggle for the a lot sought-after WBO World interim tremendous featherweight title towards American boxing ace Shakur Stevenson.
The extremely dexterous hard-punching Nakathila, who stays some of the recognisable faces in Namibian boxing, will go toe-to-toe with the quick and livid 22-year-old Stevenson on 12 June in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It is going to be the principle struggle on the night time.
Stevenson’s report is 15-0.
Boxing promoter Nestor ‘Sunshine’ Tobias yesterday confirmed the upcoming mega-fight however mentioned the camps of each fighters are nonetheless busy finalising the struggle settlement.
“Sure, I can verify that we’re within the last levels of the method, and the struggle appears properly set to occur. However we’re at the moment busy placing last touches to the struggle settlement and general negotiations for the struggle. However when all is completed from our finish, which ought to be very quickly, I’ll make a proper announcement to the media and the general public. That is all I can share for now,” mentioned Tobias.
The 31-year-old WBO No.2-ranked Nakathila holds a powerful report of 21 wins and one loss from a complete of twenty-two fights within the paid ranks.
He has been on an ideal run that has seen him successful all 10 of his final bouts by means of knockout. His solely profession defeat got here in 2016 when he misplaced out on the vacant WBO inter-continental tremendous featherweight title towards Russia’s Evgeny Chuprakov by way of a majority factors determination.
The cat-footed Nakathila is not any stranger to huge fights, particularly on the African circuit, as his lengthy reign as WBO Africa featherweight champion speaks for itself.After overwhelmingly dominating the continental featherweight area,
the Namibian went on so as to add the WBO International tremendous featherweight trinket to his trophy cupboard in mid-2019. He has efficiently defended this belt twice since then.