Photos: Pete Susens
South Africa’s top trainer Gert Strydom took his charge, Takalani Ndlovu, to the Carolina Rec Center in El Paso for a rigorous workout today. Top Rank Boxing presents Ndlovu Saturday, October 27, against Mexican Alejandro Lopez in an IBF Elimination Bout scheduled for 12 rounds. Takalani has previously held the IBF and IBO Super Bantamweight Titles as well as the South African Featherweight Championship.
Local undefeated middleweight Abie Han, 17-0, 11 KOs is also scheduled to appear in an eight round bout against Mexicali’s hard punching Arsenio Terrazas, 9-2, 8 KOs. Abie’s sister Jennifer, 8-1-1, 1 KO, will face Claudia Gutierrez, 2-1, and El Paso bantamweight Raul Carrillo will battle Tremaine Williams in featured undercard fights. Seven bouts are scheduled. Tickets are on currently on sale at ticketmaster.com and The El Paso County Coliseum Box office.