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Africa Boxing 9
Bout 4: International Catchweight Contest (6 rounds)
Boxers: Paul ‘The Wolfman’ Mangxilana v Kutlwano Ogaketse
Winner: Draw (56-58, 59-55, 57-57)
The fourth bout of Africa Boxing 9 produced no winner as the International Catchweight Contest between Paul ‘The Wolfman’ Mangxilana and Botswanan Kutlwano Ogaketse ended in a draw at Meropa Casino & Entertainment World in Polokwane on Friday, September 21.
The opening rounds saw Ogaketse control the centre of the ring and rack up more points purely because of his high work-rate and the amount of punches he threw.
The Botswanan threw some nice combinations in the first three rounds, using his double jab, straight and left hook to put The Wolfman on the back foot.
Mangxilana, though, fought back and held his ground the last three rounds as both fighters traded blows, of which The Wolfman landed the more telling blows.
It was a highly entertaining fight with neither fighter giving an inch and draw was probably a fair result which sees Ogaketse’s fight record at W4 L1 D1 and Mangxilana’s at W4 L4 D5.