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Judy Waguthii, Prisca Vicot face off in WBA fight

Judy Waguthii will face off with Prisca Vicot in Saturday’s World Boxing Council Silver Super Lightweight title in Glattburg, New Zealand.

The Kenyan 33 year old will fight with Waguthii will be in the ring against French international Vicot.

Waguthii is crdited with World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Lightweight and International Boxing Organisation (IBO) Female Super Lightweight titles.

Waguthii, who has been training with Kenya Defence Forces boxing team under head coach Sammy Magima at Jamhuri Park showground, is due to leave the country on Wednesday at 10.30pm for the bout.

Waguthii’s last bout was on November 27 last year in Luzhniki, Moscow, where she lost the (IBO) World Female Super Lightweight title to home boxer Svetlana Kulakova on a controversial split points decision.

It was Kulakova’s first defence of the (IBO) World Female Super Lightweight belt she had won on December 3, 2016, having beaten Vicot on unanimous decision at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow.

Waguthii had lost to Kulakova when they battled for the (WBA) World Super Lightweight title on August 24, 2013.

Waguthii also took a shot at the WBA World Female Featherweight title, her first major bout against South Korean Hwa-Won Lee on April 30, 2007 where she lost on a unanimous decision.

Érica Anabella Farías of Argentina is the reigning WBC Female Super lightweight champion, having won the belt four years ago.

Fatuma Zarika is the only Kenyan woman to win the WBC World belt in the Super bantamweight category.

Waguthii boasts of 15 wins, seven losses and four draws in 26 bouts while the 42-year-old Vicot, who is based in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, has a 6-3 record in nine bouts

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