By ERICK OCHIENG’
After a long period, Kenya is set to witness a national boxing title fight in the professional category in Nairobi at the weekend.
Hood Restaurant in Hurlingham will this Sunday host a fiery clash between Bena ‘Supuu’ Kaloki and Jane Kavulani, who are both national title debutants.
The two will meet in a ten-round fight for the vacant super featherweight title organised and promoted by Sportsworth Foundation.
Also to take place at the venue is the East and Central Africa Kick Boxing Championship, involving Muay Thai technique that has drawn contestants from the wider East African states.
Kaloki, who commenced her boxing career in 2008, has been to one international fight, the Global Boxing Council bantamweight title, which she lost to Elina Tissen of Germany in 2009.
In her short boxing career, Kaloki has had a total of seven fights out of which she has won three and lost four including one on Knock Out (KO).
Kaloki, who is also a kick boxer, believes the recent techniques she gained in London where she went for further training for several months, will give her an edge over Kavulani during their fight on Sunday.
Jane Kavulani began her career in 2002 and has had a total 26 fights where she has so far won 13 including five on KO. She has lost 11 and drawn two.
Just like Kaloki, Kavulani has bagged no international title, which she has contested twice. Kavulani lost a
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