A pulsating battle for the vacant
World Boxing Federation (WBF) All
Africa Super Welterweight title
between local man Junior Makondo and
Jacques Tshikubu Muvud from D. R.
Congo ended in a draw on Sunday
evening, February 27.
With the crowd at Memorial Centre in
Kagiso, South Africa on its feet
from the first to the last bell, it
was a tremendous fight which is
already now a leading contender for
WBF 2022 Fight of the Year.
26-year-old Junior Makondo was the
stronger man early in the fight,
while Muvud (28) finished best. Both
men threw punches in bunches, with
intend to stop their foe inside the
But the fight went the full ten
rounds, with judges Simon Mokadi and
David Van Niewenhuizen both scoring
it 95-95, and judge Siya Mani
scoring in 97-93 for the visitor,
making it a majority draw and
leaving the title vacant.
Makondo, now 7-5-1 (7), and Muvud,
now 7-1-1 (4), both felt they had
done enough to win, and a rematch
seems like a logical solution to
settle the score.
Promoted by TLB Boxing Promotions,
the fight was broadcast live by SABC