(NOV 13) A lot of things
have been happening in the last 24 hours in the boxing world,
allot of the big news are coming from New Zealand Women. The
first big new comes from Argentina.
UK Born New Zealander Michelle
Preston, will be travelling to Argentina to fight for the IBF
World Super Flyweight Title against current champion Debora
Anahi Dionicius in a rematch..
38 Year old, Michelle Preston (8-7-1) started her career as a
kickboxer, but now does both. She is a former WBA Oceania
Champion, WBO Asia Pacific Champion and New Zealand National (NZNBF
Former South American Champion Debora Anahi Dionicius (23-0-0)
won her IBF World title back in 2012 against Preston in
Argentina. Preston won her opportunity by defeating a highly
ranked boxer Noemi Bosques back in April this year at Royal
Rampage in Auckland, New Zealand after a four year hiatus. The
World title bout will happen on 3rd of December.
Next bit of news comes from Singapore. Wellington, New Zealand’s
own Gentiane Lupi (4-2-1) traveled to Singapore to take on
Nurshahidah Roslie (4-0-0) for the vacant WBA Oceania Super
Featherweight title. Lupi won the fight by TKO in the 5th round,
not only making this her first win from overseas but also first
title from the major four.
Last bit of News for New Zealand women comes from Auckland, New
Zealand where Baby Nansen took on Wendy Talbot. The two have
fought before in kickboxing twice with a win each. The fight
happened on the Big Bash 6 undercard. Baby Nansen won her fight
by UD winning all rounds.