By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing
WBC female middleweight champion Wang Ya Nan (8-0, 3 KOs) of China defended the title successfully by clearly outpointing Charity Mukami (4-3-1) of Nairobi, Kenya at Malvern Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on Sunday. The 5’9 champion used her superior height and reach advantage effectively and outworked her 5’4 opponent in most of the rounds. At the conclusion scores were Andrew Campbell 98-92, Aneeka Williams 99-91 and Allan McColl 98-92.
Wang Ya Nan nicknamed “China Girl” won the title by defeating American Jannya Davis in ten rounds in 2008 at the Venitian Casino in Macao, China and defended it successfully over ten rounds against Akodaye Fountain (USA) in Chengdu, China.
In the main supporting bout, cruiserweight Friday Nwaiwa (2-0) outpointed Frank Ciampa (9-14) over six by scores of 58-56, 58-56, 57-57.
Super bantamweight Mark Quon (9-2, 2 KOs) and Flash Villacura (23-25-3) of the Philippines boxed a technical decision at conclusion of round three after Villacura suffered a cut due to accidental head clash and it was ruled too severe to continue.
Light middleweight Heath Ellis (12-1-1, 6 KOs) easily outscored Indonesian Aswin Cabuy (11-13-1) over six. Scores were 60-54, 59-55, 59-55. (Cabuy holds a win over WBO rated Samuel Colomban).
Light heavyweight Joel Casey (7-6-3) outpointed Kane McKay (8-7-2) over six rounds.
Promoter Peter Maniatis and Michael Yang
Photo: left to right William Cheung, Wang Ya Nan, John So, Michael Yang and Peter Maniatis.