Today, Chris John fight Merdov.
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– Boxer the pride of Indonesia, Chris “The Dragon” John, will return to the ring to defend his world featherweight champion (57.1 kg) boxer against Ukrainian WBA, Stanyslav “Stas” Merdov on this afternoon, Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Both will fight at Challenge Stadium, Perth, Australia.
The fight is a duel contra Merdov Chris John, the 15th in order to retain the championship belt that obtained when the overthrow Panamanian boxer, Oscar Leon in battle ad-interim in Bali in October 2003 ago. Chris John retained his own last time after winning a number of boxers of West Kalimantan, Daud “Cino” Jordan on 17 April.
Fight in Australia is not foreign to Chris John. Because, before the birth of Banjarnegara boxer had ever won a TKO over Tommy Browne while defending his title for the fourth time in 2005.
Chris John’s opponents this time, namely Stanyslav “Stas” Merdov, is a world of style orthodox boxer who had won many titles, including WBO Intercontinental, EE-EBU (European External European Union), and now championship EBA (European Boxing Association).
Merdov has a range of punches reach 184 centimeters. While the reach of the pride of Indonesia boxer nicknamed the Dragon was only reached 175 cm. Despite losing posture, Chris John mengku not afraid at all to face Merdov. He sure can defend the title again.
“Merdov like most boxers countries of origin Soviet Union, has a deadly blow. But, I am not afraid and will overcome them. I hope the prayers and support of the Indonesian people to me,” said Chris John some time ago.
Coming to the fight Chris John himself had to do special preparation at Harry’s Gym, Perth, Australia. As Indonesia is the only boxer who holds the world title, Chris John promised to fight it out for the glory of the Red-White at the world boxing stage.
This fight became the fight choice for Chris John’s 10th. Previously, he was highly anticipated to carry out the mandatory fight cons Cuban boxers, Yuriorkis Gamboa, but canceled. Furthermore, Chris John will most likely be challenged former owner of the title super featherweight champion IBO version of Australia’s Billy Dib.
Until now 35-year-old Merdov have fought a record 32 times (24 of them knockouts), lost seven times (losing one KO). While Chris John has a fight record of 45 wins (22 of them by knockout) and two draws.
In addition to Chris John, Indonesia another boxer who will compete in the same place is David “The Stone” Jordan. David will challenge the boxer from the United States, Frankie “Leroy” Archuleta, for the title IBO Asia Pacific (57.1 kg) which was vacant.
The fight that will be acted by Chris John and David are additional parties, held in 12 rounds. As for the main party itself held a duel between Danny Green (Australia) against Krzystof Wlodarczyk (Poland) at cruiserweight.