Brazilian female boxer vows to beat Zambian opponent

09:09, May 28, 2010      

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Female Brazilian boxer, Duda Yankovich, has arrived in Zambia ahead of this week-end's vacant world welterweight Women International Boxing Association (WIBA) title fight with Zambia's Esther Phiri.

Yankovich vowed to thump her opponent, the Times of Zambia reported on Thursday.

Yankovich said on arrival at the Lusaka International Airport on Wednesday that the fight has come a long way and that she could not wait for Saturday when she will exchange punches with the Zambian female pugilist.

The 33-year-old Serbian-born pugilist that she was not into much talking but rather preferred the boxing ring to do the talking on her behalf.

She said she had been training hard for her 13th professional fight.

The fight was initially scheduled for last November but it was cancelled when the Brazilian boxer injured herself. She has son far fought 12 times, recording 11 victories and one defeat.

Source:Xinhua

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