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Pros using amateur gloves in Mzuzu

  Professional boxers in the Northern Region have thrown caution to the wind and are using amateur boxing gloves after their standard gloves got worn-out two months ago. The chapter’s chairperson Dustan Nyamazu and Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) publicist Frank Chibisa yesterday said they were aware of the development. “We are really in…

MPBC, Mwamaso clash over title defence

  Local national middle Weight champion, Felix Mwamaso has accused Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) of forcing him to defend the national middle weight belt against Brian Mwando despite the boxer not agreeing with the bout’s purse. Mwamaso said promoter Alufandika Boxing Promotion has pegged the bout at K200 000 without training allowance, a…

Board wants boxers’ managers licensed

  Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) has issued an order that all the professional boxers should have licensed managers by the end of this month. MPBCB says boxers that have unlicensed managers will be barred. MPBCB general secretary Gibson Chisale said the board has decided to come up with such measures to ensure professionalism.…

Professional boxing board introduces sanction fees

  Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) has introduced sanction fees for boxers and promoters on local and international bouts. According to MPBCB general secretary Frank Chibisa, effective October this year, boxers will be required to pay five percent of their take from their contracts to the local professional boxing governing body on international bouts…

MPBCB seeks IBF explanation in Masamba bout

  Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) has demanded an explanation from the International Boxing Federation (IBF) for allowing judges and a referee from Namibia to officiate Wilson Masamba’s title bout against Albinus Felesiamu from the same country last Wednesday. The two fought for the IBF Continental Africa lightweight belt in Ondangwa, Namibia where Felesiamu…

Misanjo replaces Mwenda for Namibia bout

Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) named Charles Misanjo as last-minute replacement for Malawi Defence Force (MDF) pugilist Alick Mwenda for last evening’s Hero’s Day Boxing Bonanza in Namibia. MPBCB president Lonzoe Zimba yesterday argued the development followed MDF’s delay to clear Mwenda for the international non-title bout, but one of MDF’s sports officials Peter…