Daniel Wanyonyi (R) of Kenya send Tanzania boxer Karim "Mtu Kazi" Mandonga to the canvas during their 10 Round Light heavyweight boxing rematch staged Sarit Expo Center in Nairobi on Saturday July 22, 2023. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Kenya's Daniel Wanyonyi overcame Tanzanian showboating pugilist  Karim 'Mtu Kazi' Mandonga in their epic rematch staged at the Sarit Expo Center in Nairobi on Saturday night.

Wanyonyi was unanimously awarded by the three judges 100-80, 100-80 and 100-89 to carry the night.

Mandonga kissed the canvas twice as Wanyonyi went down once in the thrilling  10 round  Light heavyweight fight.

"Today, Wanyonyi won fair and square, I just want a rematch," Mandonga admitted.

Wanyonyi thanked his legion of fans for the victory stating their presence motivated him to win.

Daniel Wanyonyi (R) of Kenya is declared winner against Tanzania boxer Karim "Mtu Kazi" Mandonga after their 10 Round Light heavyweight boxing rematch staged Sarit Expo Center in Nairobi on Saturday July 22, 2023. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

"I'm ready for a rematch any time this is possible, today I didn't want a knock out,  I was just entertaining my fans, next I'll clear him with knock out," stated Wanyonyi.

Both fighters had pledged before the match to send each other to the canvas with their trade mark jabs.

Sensational Mandonga has a well curved blow, which he has upgraded from the terrific Ukraine's Sungunyo to the offensive Russian Kinguki.

On the other hand, former African Boxing Union champion Wanyonyi will be unleash his 'doctor prohibited' Dusla blow on the showboating Mandonga.

In the end, it is Wanyonyi who reigned supreme.

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