REIGNING World Boxing Federation champion Charles Manyuchi’s middleweight title fight against Uganda’s Muhamad Sebyala will go ahead as scheduled on April 4 at the Harare International Conference Centre in Harare.
The fight was in doubt due to the coronavirus outbreak whose worldwide confirmed cases reached 130 307 on Thursday with 4 756 deaths.
However, the pugilist confirmed that the bout card will go ahead as scheduled.
Manyuchi (W24-KO15; L4; D1) will also be fighting for a claim of the inaugural World Africa Boxing Association supreme middleweight title.
He says he is ready for the fight.
“I am ready to face Sebyala,” said Manyuchi at a press conference in Harare.
“It is unification title so we are not leaving anything to chance.We want to regain our status on the World Boxing Ranks. We know he is a trialist at the for the Universal Boxing Union the world Boxing Organisation Africa and the world boxing Association,” said Manyuchi.
The pugilist whose choice of opponents have been criticised said the task of choosing opponents belongs to match-makers and his only job is to ensure that he beats whichever opponent he trades leather with in the ring.
Manyuchi fights under his own stable, the Charles Manyuchi Boxing Academy founded in 2018.