Challenger of Alexandru Jur for the World Boxing Council (WBC) belt, Taylor Mabika said he was confident and serene a few days before the fight, scheduled for June 17th in Port-Gentil.
A few days before his fight against Alexandru Jur, for the World Boxing Council (WBC) belt, Taylor Mabika has come back on his mindset. « It’s going to be a very tough fight because in front, my opponent remains unbeaten to this day. I am in a positive state of mind, « said the challenger, on 12 June in Libreville, thanks to an exchange with the local press.
On this occasion, the boxer also delivered some elements of his preparation. « I made a part of my preparation in Paris, before returning to Libreville to continue my conditioning in Nyonié (70 km south of Libreville and near the reserve Wonga Wongué). I came back in Libreville and I finalized the last technical and tactical adjustments with my staff. I feel good in my head, « said Taylor Mabika.
A fight whose outcome determined the career of the boxer. « The outcome of the bout will decide whether or not to enter the WBC rankings, which is the world’s largest belt, » the boxer said. A point of view shared by the manager of Taylor Mabika. Samuel Bailhache believes, in fact, that in case of victory, his foal could integrate the top 20 of the WBC. « We are working very hard to get there: it’s a new dimension for Taylor and for Gabon, » he said.