Fox Sports will be showcasing Africa’s top up and coming boxing talent on the 27th of June 2018 at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom.
The event, the seventh in the Africa Boxing series will feature two WBA Pan African Title fights, broadcast live from the Zulu Kingdom.
The first bout sees South African Sikho “Sequence” Nqothole and Tanzanian Sunday Kiwale battle it out for the vacant WBA Pan African Super Flyweight title.
The second title fight will see another South African and Tanzanian combination, Ayanda “Greyhound” Nkosi (RSA) who will be looking to successfully defend his WBA Pan African Lightweight title against Cosmos Cheka (TZN).
Durban’s local boxing fraternity will enjoy seeing Chatsworth based big-hitter Marc Subramoney (RSA) taking on Justice Siliga (RSA) in a Heavyweight elimination bout.
Fox Sports, the global leader in premium sports broadcasting has seen an increasing interest in local boxing on the African continent. In its current focus for local content, FOX Sports will be producing Africa Boxing live monthly and will be broadcast across 22 countries in Africa, and distributed to more than 2 million Fox Sports subscribers across Africa.
Kyle de Klerk, Director of Commercial and Business, FOX Sports Africa said, “The Africa Boxing fight bill for the 27th of June 2018, sees experienced defending champions and debut boxers share the stage at a world class venue, Sun Internationals Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. Our partnership with Sun International allows us access to venue’s and audiences hungry for this action.
This is a new era for FOX Sports and provides an unbelievable experience to the viewer at home and the audience on fight night. As our focus is so content driven, we also provide the live feed from the night on our Facebook page (FOX Sports Africa).”
FOX Sports Africa, working closely with the WBA aims to promote African boxers on an international platform. Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa offers a portfolio of channels blending local content with its global brands to provide distinctive and premium programming to 9 million pay TV households across the continent.
Africa Boxing will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 2 and streamed via FOX Sports Africa’s Facebook page on the 27th of June 2018 from 20h00 CAT.