CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s WBO bantamweight boxing champion Zolani Tete says triumphing the World Boxing Super Bantam Series (WBSS) will suggest a lot to him and the boxing fraternity in South Africa.
Tete, on 27 April, will fight Filipino legend Nonito Donaire within the semi-finals of the WBSS inside the USA.
Late remaining year the Tete teamed up with Floyd Mayweather Sr. In guidance for the event.
“The preparations had been going properly – we have been training so hard in ensuring that once the time comes I’m prepared,” said Tete.
“Winning this tournament might mean a lot in South Africa, we’d see huge sponsors coming in to rescue. By winning this could change the existence of boxing in South Africa and may trade the lifestyles of each boxer available. The will understand that there may be hope in showcasing their skills and dreams. For instance, now boxing is beginning to be recognized in our united states of america, even tv broadcast that branch in terms of sponsors is slowly working out, so overseas broadcast could be inquisitive about our sport.”
The winner will take at the victor between Japanese IBF holder Naoya Inoue and Puerto Rico’s WBA titlist Emmanuel Rodriguez‚ who will combat in Glasgow‚ Scotland‚ on 18 May.
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