Asian super fighter Tran Van Thao competes for the World Boxing belt in Vietnam: How strong is the opponent?
(Sports news, martial arts news) Boxer Tran Van Thao will have an extremely difficult challenge when he comes against a boxer from Africa in the World Professional Boxing Championship match coming here at home.
A very happy news to Vietnamese martial arts fans when recently, the homepage of the International Boxing Association announced specific information about the time and opponents for the world professional IBA belt match. by Tran Van Thao. Accordingly, Thao will confront the Tanzanian boxer, Fadhili Majiha on July 18 this year in Vietnam.
This is the biggest match of Tran Van Thao’s career since the 2017 WBC Asian Championship. If he wins, Van Thao will create a new historic milestone for national Boxing.
However, this will not be easy when Fadhili Majiha is rated higher than Van Thao in terms of both qualifications and experience. The puncher from Tanzania is 27 years old this year, but 1 year younger than Van Thao, but has had 44 professional matches, winning 26 victories, including 12 wins by knock-out.
Meanwhile, Van Thao has only had 14 professional towers with 13 victories. Fadhili Majiha is ranked 71st in the world, 23 places above Van Thao.
Before the biggest challenge of their career, Tran Van Thao and his coach are working hard to practice very seriously and spend a lot of time analyzing their opponents.
“Fadhili Majiha is a young, experienced and brave puncher. He has gone through a lot of big games in his career. Therefore, in order to win, we have to prepare Thao carefully in terms of strength, technique, and strategy. This is a very prestigious belt, we will do our best to bring it back to Vietnam, ”said Trinh Van Tri, coach of Tran Van Thao.
On March 20, Van Thao had an important momentum with an impressive victory over professional boxer from Uzbekistan Shermatov Ravshanbek. It is known that in the coming time, Thao will continue to practice and play friendly with stunned opponents to prepare for the world title match.