Malawi’s top welterweight boxer, Chimwemwe Chiotcha defeated International Boxing Federation Super Welterweight champion, Ntuntuko Memela, on unanimous points’ decision in Limpopo, South Africa on Sunday.
According to No Pain No Gain Boxing Promotions Managing Director, Craig Rousseau, Chiotcha’s performance convinced the first judge to rate 78-74 in favour of the Malawian. The second and third judges also gave it to Chiotcha 79-74 and 78-72.
“Chiotcha is a warrior and he controlled most of the rounds. He was also the aggressor and landed some devastating punches. The opponent was very tough, but Chiotcha was stronger and better,” he said.
Ntuntuko Memela got this IBF Super Welterweight belt by defeating Philip Ndou, the only African boxer to have fought Floyd Mayweather.