Babui gets another shot at Africa title

Babui has been given another shot at the title. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Babui has been given another shot at the title. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Local professional boxer, Tshepang ‘Gear Box’ Babui has been given another shot at the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Africa Junior Featherweight title.

The 24-year-old lost to champion, Tholumusa Ngema of South Africa through a unanimous decision in May.

Babui became the third local boxer to have a shot at an international title after Leslie Sekotswe failed to clinch IBF Bantamweight title against Namibian, Immanuel Naidjala five years ago and Steven ‘Small’ Bagwasi losing to South Africa’s Ayanda ‘Greyhound’ Nkosi, for the WBA Pan African Lightweight title last December.

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