Local martial artist to fight for $50 million

2016-08-31 06:00
 Photo: supplied Ntokozo Blessing Mgwaba

Photo: supplied Ntokozo Blessing Mgwaba

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LOCAL mixed martial arts practitioner Ntokozo­ Blessing Mgwaba has been invited to fight in a bout with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor, he said.

Mgwaba said this fight would be part of his world tour which will be his swan song before he ventures into martial arts entertainment in the movie industry.

“My tour should start before the end of this year. We are still planning as to when my fight with McGregor should be but it will be held in Las Vegas and will be worth an estimated $50 million.

“All I need is sponsorship for this tour and I am appealing to anyone who can help to please come forward,” Mgwaba said.

This will not be the first time the 36-year-old from Mandeni participated at international level.

Last year he took part in an event in Scotland. In 2014 he took part in one in the United Kingdom - those trips were self-funded.

People who are able to assist the two-time South African champion kick boxer can contact him on 078 352 4710.

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