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Salie's glass jaw a problem

By Bongani Magasela | Apr 16, 2010 | COMMENTS [ 0 ]

CAPETONIAN fighter Johannes Salie will not see the 12th round in his mission to dethrone Tshepo Mashego as the South African junior middleweight holder tonight.

Salie is a capable fighter but does not pose any serious threat to Mashego. He is always superbly conditioned, thanks to trainer Ashley Whiteboy, but he has a glass jaw.

In the baby Champs final in 2007, every time Nkululeko Mhlongo grazed Salie's chin, his legs wobbled. It came as no shock when Mhlongo finally stopped him in round four.

But Whiteboy said he could not care less about peoples' opinions and instead believes that his charge stands a good chance of upsetting the applecart.

"Tshepo may have experience but he is not a classy champion," said Whiteboy.

But he made it clear he will not underestimate the champion, who will enjoy territorial advantage in Witbank. "The boxing fraternity may be in for a big surprise because we are here to win the title. Tshepo will have to work hard to keep his title."

Mashego's skills are perfected by Lawrence Ngobeni. Mashego has 18 wins (10 KOs) against 10 defeats. He has the tendency to blow hot and cold but Salie is still too wet behind the ears to end his reign.

Their fight will top of Mpumalanga Boxing Promotions bill at the Banquet Hall of the Civic Centre in eMalahleni. SABC has guaranteed a live broadcast on Blow by Blow at 10pm. Action starts at 8pm.


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