Fatuma Zarika wins the World Boxing Federation (WBF) featherweight title
Another belt for Kenyans after the “Iron Fist” Fatuma Zarika defeats Mastara in a thrilling Match
A year after her defeat to Mexican Yamileth Mercado, Kenyan boxer Fatuma Zarika the former World Boxing Council super-bantamweight champion returned back to the ring.
It was a 10-round contest that saw Zarika face off Zimbabwean Boxer Patience Mastara in Dar es Salaam.
Going to the fight, Fatuma Zarika had 32 victories, 12 defeats and two ties (32-12-2) under her belt.On the other hand, Mastara has 5 wins, 6 victories, and 3 ties record and she last competed in May last year when she competed against fellow countrywoman Netsai Bondayi.
Before the match, Jackson Group Director, Kelvin Twissa said: “Our experience in marketing combined with rights management allows us to execute world-class boxing events.”
“With partnerships with broadcaster Azam TV, we are showcasing the talent across Africa and beyond. Our audience in Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, DRC and Argentina will experience the event live in HD,” Twissa added.
“We continue to invite other partners to join us in transforming sports. And getting value in promoting their business through boxing and other sports such as football.”
In this thrilling match that saw Fatuma Zarika win against Patience Mastara has got so many people talking. In addition to clinching this world title, Zarika is gauging up her speed to make a full come-back. And therefore, is set for a rematch with homegirl Yamileth Mercado. She lost to her in a thrilling match in Mexico 12months ago.