Commonwealth Games Silver medalist and Olympian
in the amateurs, and a former WBC International
and African (ABU) titlist at Light Heavyweight,
Vegas improved his professional record to
21-16-3 (14). Nyilawila drops to 25-19-3 (14).
same night in Kinshasa, the capital of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo, promoter Manda
Mukadi hosted a UBO Championship double-header
at the Grand Hotel de Kinshasa.
Undefeated Tshibangu “Bebe Rico” Kayembe
captured the vacant UBO International Super
Lightweight title with a second round technical
knockout of former UBO World Super Featherweight
Champion Cosmas Cheka.
who won the UBO All-Africa title in his most
recent fight last October, is now 9-0 (3).
Cheka, from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, falls to
In the co
feature, a clash of undefeated up-and-comers,
UBO Central Africa Super Welterweight king-pin
Jacques Tshikubu Muvud, 6-0 (3), retained his
title with a unanimous decision over compatriot
Nkapema Mutshi, now 8-1 (2).