By AFRICA KA MAHAMBA
THE WORLD Ring Conduct Fighting Art Featherweight Professional title holder Brandan Mashele of Soshanguve will be defending his world title for the third time.
He will be facing Yassim Moutacim from Belgium in a 5 round fight at Rockwood Threatre Pretoria East tonight.
Brandan managed to who has been a world champ since 2014 managed to defend his title twice, now he will be defending it for the third time.
In an interview, while he was training to prepare for the fight Brandan said he is well prepared for the fight, said as a fighter he trained hard to make sure his opponent get heavy punches and fast fly kicks.
“I have never lost a fight since I became a world champ that is why many fighters don’t have guts to challenge me in the ring. I take every fight seriously because no opponent is an easy target. I know my opponent is also preparing for the fight but in the ring, there is only one winner.
“I respect my opponent as a good fighter who is holding the European continental title which proved that he is a good fighter but I am prepared and ready for him,” said Brandan.
Brandan’s father and trainer veteran kickboxer Shihan Rip Mashele said his son is ready for the fight with Yassim Moutacim from Belgium, he is confident he will win it.
“I have prepared him for this fight because we know that it is not going to be easy but we have to make sure that the title is defended and we continue to fly our South African flag high.
“His opponent is also a good fighter that is why I have to make sure that Brandan is prepared for the whole fight from start to finish. I have no doubt that he is ready for the tournament and world tittle will remain in Mzansi and continue to make South Africa proud,” said Mashele.