Boxers to face off for Asian boxing belts

January, 15/2019 - 07:00

A WBA Asia Boxing event will be held on January 20 in HCM City.

Nguyễn Văn Chung of Việt Nam (left) will fight at the Asia Boxing Title Match. -- Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI -- The WBA Asia Boxing Title Match 2019 will be organized on January 20 in HCM City.

There will be six categories for men from Uzbekistan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea and the hosts.

Three Vietnamese boxers will take part in the event.

Sầm Minh Phát will fight Sulis Barera (Indonesia) in the U49kg, Đinh Hồng Quân will face Hwang Suk Joon (South Korea) in the U61kg and Nguyễn Văn Chung will face Oh Joon Kyu (South Korea) in the U64kg.

Other categories include the U56kg, U62kg and U65kg.

The event will be held at the District 7 Gymnasium and is being organized by the HCM City Boxing Federation, ther Korean Boxing Federation and Cocky Buffalo Promotion. -- VNS