Geisler AP defeated Manakane to win the WBA-South Asia title

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Geisler AP defeated Manakane to win the WBA-South Asia title
Geisler AP defeated Manakane to win the WBA-South Asia title. Photo: Courtesy

Indonesia’s Geisler AP won the World Boxing Association (WBA) South Asia Welterweight title by defeating Sonny Manakane this weekend at the Balai Sarbini Convention Hall in Jakarta.

The veteran got a big third-round TKO victory over his countryman to win the belt in a good display of dominance and superiority.

Geisler AP has been boxing professionally since 2009 and has had several challenges fighting for regional belts from different organizations, but it was not until now that he was able to secure a victory in a bout like this. The 37-year-old boxer is taking a big step in his career and now has a new perspective in the continent.

The new South Asia 147-pound Champion’s record is 15 wins, 11 losses, 2 draws, and 12 KOs. Manakane, on the other hand, now has to 17 wins, 16 losses, 3 draws, and 9 KOs.




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