Wednesday, March 2, 2022 – 19:41 WIB
VIVA – Shocking news came to Indonesia’s proud boxer, Daud Jordan. His duel against Thai boxer Panya Uthok had to be canceled two days before it was held. What is the reason?
Indonesian boxing connoisseurs of course have been waiting for this duel, before there were problems that came up. The boxer from South Korea, Hwang-kil Kim, who was Cino’s main opponent, was replaced by Panya due to injury.
The decision was not a problem, Daud tried to continue the match to be able to defend the WBC Asian Boxing Council Silver title in the super light division (63.5 Kg).
Daud and another Indonesian boxer, Ongen Saknosiwi, are known to have arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Both of them then underwent a PCS test and quarantined.
The PCR results the day after came out and bad news hit. Cino has tested positive for COVID-19. This condition makes the official duel canceled.
MPPRO International as the match promoter announced this through its official Instagram social media account. In its statement, MPRO said that Daud Jordan was declared to have COVID after arriving in Thailand.