Punches traded after failed show

PBAB and promoters are trading accusations. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
PBAB and promoters are trading accusations. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Professional Boxing Association of Botswana (PBAB) and a boxing promoter, Patrick Farrell, are at odds over the cancelled September 27 boxing tournament.

Botswana was scheduled to host national title bouts, but the tournament, organised by Farrell’s Global Boxing Stars and Bond Boxing Promotion, was cancelled at the last minute. Farrell blames the development on PBAB’s internal fights. 

He said there was no real plan or understanding of what they actually want to achieve.

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