Malawi female boxer Bashir beats British to win Commonwealth title
Malawian female boxer Anisha Bashir lived up to her pre-fight talk and carried the day after outclassing British Samantha ‘SJ’ Smith in a 10-round contest at York Hall, Bethnal Green to claim Commonwealth Female lightweight title.
The African Boxing Union (ABU) ABU super lightweight champion, had won seven bouts [all knockouts] and lost five times whereas Smith, 38, has eight wins, including four knockouts, and a defeat.
“It feels great to win the bout and the title,” said the 21-year-old boxer.
Bashir said she has always dreamt of fighting at top level and this might just be the break she has been waiting for.
Her Manager, Craig Rousseau praised the Malawian for a good fight.
“She really fought very well,”he said. “This girl is the pride of the nation.”Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :
Congratulations , keep it up young woman.
‘By the way how…………’
Illegal immigrant, you were not there at that time. At tha time there were no free trade and the people were not placed on internship by the notorious and murder Kamuzu. The collage students were very few. You can imagine Polytechnic had only two degree programmes. It is only you and Tambala wakuda that miss Kamuzu. By the how old or young was he at the time you are referring to? This guy was born in 1897 which means he became president of Malawi at the age of 67 in 1964 and left office at the age of 97 in… Read more »
Congratulations Anisha, God bless you young lady. so proud of you.
ULIBHO WATICHOTSA MANYAZI
She didnt just outclass, she knocked her out in 1 round!!! Congratulations Anisha!
WE HAVE YOUNG VIBRANT INTELLIGENT TALENTED YOUTHS IN OUR MOTHER MALAWI BUT Eeeee sh !! THESE MADALAS ( FIELD MARSHALS) ARE PULLING THE YOUTHS DOWN WITH THEIR PULLING ( DOWN SYNDROME) JUST IMAGINE NOW THE COLLEGE’S ARE ON HOLIDAYS BUT THESE MADALAS FIELD MARSHALS CANNOT PLACE THE STUDENTS ON INTERNSHIPS IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS AS WAS THE CASE WITH KAMUZU / THESE PEOPLE ARE PACKING ALL THE MONIES IN THEIR PILLOW CASES —