Current SA and ABU cruiserweight champion Thabiso "The Rock" Mchunu has attributed Kevin "Two Guns" Lerena's success to his dedication and hard work.
"He goes all out and he does everything 100percent," said Mchunu. The accomplished left-hander from KwaZulu-Natal, who is trained by Sean Smith in Johannesburg, was speaking after Lerena's sparring session with heavyweight hopeful and stablemate Keith Gomes in Fourways yesterday.
Sean is actually the younger brother of Peter who is responsible for the successful career of Lerena, the current IBO cruiserweight champion, whose belt will be on the line for the fourth time against Arturo Mann from Germany at Emperors Palace on March 16.
"Training, diet, recovery and time to rest. Kevin does not compromise. You know some of us take all these things lightly; they play a big role in a boxer's life. Kevin is also too quick to learn because he started boxing a little late."