WMO continental title belt: James Majok and Abdul Razak’s game called off
The much anticipated World Muay Thai continental title belt fight between South Sudan’s champion James Majok Gau and Egyptian Mahmoud Abdul Razak has been called off although other fighters still compete.
The fight that was set to take place at Nyakuron Cultural Center on February 24 was cancelled following the death of Razak’s mother.
Majok and Razak were the main fighters in the WMO Pro AM continental title belt.
“I apologize for taking part in the Muay Thai professional championship event. We were coming to take part but because of the death of Mahmoud Razak’s mother, the professional champion, who was going to fight in the main event at 81 kg on February 24, 2023, in South Sudan, we are sorry that we can’t attend this great event,” Razak’s management wrote.
The main event’s curtain raisers will be a fight between Wizzy and Johnson, while Akot UFC will battle Eddy and other South Sudanese fighters.
Puro Okello, president of the South Sudan Kickboxing Federation and event organizer, revealed that the event would take place as planned on February 24, 2023 at the same location.
“It was sad news to Egyptian Champions Mahmoud Abdul Razak for losing his mother at a time when he was preparing to face James Mojak, as a kick boxing family we are all together in mourning her mother and we hope he can still be strong again,” Mr. Okelo said.
He stated that, despite the absence of Egypt’s main fighter, Champion Majok will face a South Sudanese fighter.
“Everything is in place, and as a result, the other 12 kickboxers will procedures with games against one another, including Majok, who will play one of his fellow players in an exhibition game,” he added.
He predicted that it would be one of the most intriguing WMO Pro AM continental titles of change in South Sudan kickboxing MMA Muay Thai Belt.
Master Puro urged kickboxing fans across the country to come out in support of the South Sudanese champions.
The entry fee remains the same, with VIPs paying SSP 5000 and regulars paying SSP 3,000. The game begins at 5 p.m. and will continue until all games are finished.
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