Fighters given time

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The National, Wednesday 12th June 2013

 THE PNG Boxing Federation has readjusted its PNG titles draws to give ample time for its pro boxers to gain their fitness level.

The promoter, PNGBF, confirmed that the five PNGBF title fights, bantamweight, light welterweight, welterweight, lightweight and light heavyweight had been moved to next month and not on Sunday.

The PNG title fights is between defending champion Kevin Baki and challenger Paul Lare in the light welter weight.

Kevin Ragu fights Douglas Walo for the interim welterweight belt.

The main challenge is between Manus kid Jason Hayeu and Eugene Keto for the bantam weight. The fight is a lead up for Hayeu to prepare him for the international rematch against Filipino Dado Cabintoy.

John Korake will face Peter Pora in the light heavyweight title. 

In the pro under cards (non title), Agonie Raio takes on John Kalau, Ali Ipai face Andaripa Mon, John Harris battles with John Oscar and veterans Andy Emex rocks it up with Henry George. The winners in the under card will walk away with K1000 and loser with K850.

This is the confirmed prize money as per agreement with the pro boxers.