Simpiwe Konkco fails in bid for WBC crown in Thailand

Boxing promoter Mike Altamura and Simpiwe Larhastil Konkco.
Boxing promoter Mike Altamura and Simpiwe Larhastil Konkco.
Image: Facebook/Mike Altamura

Simpiwe Konkco has failed in his bid to win the WBC strawweight crown‚ losing a “competitive decision” against champion Chayaphon Moonsri in Thailand on Friday afternoon.

Mike Altamura‚ a partner of Konkco’s trainer-manager Colin Nathan‚ posted on Facebook: “Simpiwe Konkco left absolutely everything in the ring today.

“Spirit of a warrior‚ valiant in a competitive decision loss.

“It’s truly a blessing to work with this little ring giant.”

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