HABA Fortnightly bouts returns Saturday

It’s on again

By Taromane Martin

THE Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) fortnightly bouts will return this Saturday at the Multipurpose Hall.

HABA confirmed in a statement yesterday the bouts will return after a long break and are expecting fighters from all affiliated Honiara clubs to take part.

HABA said the tournament is important to give the country’s fighters competitions after taking part at last year’s Pacific Mini-Games in Port Villa, Vanuatu.

“All clubs are advised to must have with them their blue books. Number of fights will be confirmed on Saturday morning after the weigh-in.

“Weigh in will start from 7am to 9am on Saturday with the bouts set to kick off at 7pm in the evening,” the association said.

The association stressed with the year almost half way it is important to give local boxers the opportunity to compete and are also hoping to bring over some international bouts to the country this year.

Meanwhile, HABA said they are also expecting a new club, the Solomon Pride boxing club, to make their HABA debut this Saturday.

Gate fees will be charged for the fights. Fees for the fights are $30-00 for adults and $15-00 for children.

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