The Dragon, The Indonesian Thunder & The Vice President
- By Tony Harris
They talked about various subjects of which John would say “It was a big honor to meet Mr. Vice President, he is very good man and he represents my people well”
Yordan greatly enjoyed the occasion added “Mr Boediono (Vice President) said he will be watching December 6th in Indonesia with the rest of the country and he say for me & Chris to make the country proud”
Currently both John (48-0-3, 22 knockouts), & Yordan (31-3, 23 knockouts) are training at Harry’s Gym in Balcatta, Australia.
John who was awarded the WBA “Fighter of the Decade” will be looking to extend his reign as champion having been WBA World Featherweight champion for over ten years when he meets tough South African Simpiwe Vetyeka (25-2, 15 KOs) on December 6th, if successful he would match Eusebio Pedroza’s division record of nineteen defences.
For his part Yordan who won the IBO lightweight title over the summer will meet another South African Sipho Taliwe (21-3, 14 KOs) as the Co-Main Event.
The event will be broadcast live in Indonesia on RCTI beginning at 9:00pm (Jakarta time)