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A Box and Dine evening, with two titles on the line, and three competitive bouts, on the undercard, will be presented at Emperors Palace near Kempton Park on Friday night.

The tournament will be televised on SS 9 from 7pm to 11pm.

In the main bout of the evening, South African super-middleweight champion Rowan Campbell from Gauteng defends his IBO All-Africa super-middleweight title against the more experienced Yanga Phetani of Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape.Campbell (9-0; 6), who fights out of the Smiths Gym in Cedar Square, Sandton, made his pro debut in December 2016 and captured the vacant South African super-middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous points decision over Renson Hobyani on August 10 last year at Emperors Palace.

In his next fight in February this year he won the vacant IBO All-Africa title with a hard-earned ten-round decision over Alex Kabangu from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Hobyani, who has been fighting as a pro since October 2005, has compiled a record of 14-2-1nc; 4.

The only blots on his record have …( Read More ) [via @SuperSportTV]

By Ian Dei

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