Two Botswana rivals will rumble
for the vacant World Boxing
Federation (WBF) International
Super Bantamweight title on
Friday November 27.
Tshepang Babui vs. Onkarabile
Mothibedi will headlining a show
promoted by Scud Missile
Promotions at the Grand Palm in
the country's capital Gaborone.
It is a historic and highly
anticipated event, as, baring a
draw, the winner will be the
first ever professional boxing
champion from Botswana.
For “Gear Box” Babui, 7-3-2 (4),
this will be his second crack at
the title, as he lost a decision
to South African Tholomusa
Ngema, also in Gaborone, in May
A slight underdog, “Scara”
Mothibedi, 5-2 (1), is entering
his first championship fight,
and is looking to make the most
He knows his opponent well,
having been his sparring partner
for the failed title-challenge
The card, which will also
feature five undercard bouts,
will be broadcast live by
Botswana Television (BTV).