In a statement released by the State House President Mutharika is proud of Isaac Chilemba and delighted at his latest well deserved win. According to the statement, the Malawi leader wishes Isaac Chilemba ‘‘The Golden Boy’’ the best of luck in his boxing career.
Malawi ‘Golden Boy’ defeated Australian Blake Caparello in front of his home fans to claim the WBA Oceania and WBC International titles at the Melbourne Pavilion in Flemingo, Australia. Chilemba was declared winner by judges on unanimous points decision.
All the three judges scored 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113 for Chilemba.
The Malawian Golden Boy was returning to action after a year of inactivity due to an elbow injury in a fight against Oleksandr Gvodzdyk in the North American Boxing Federation cruiserweight belt in Las Vegas in November 2016.
Chilemba expresses delight with his win.