Newly unveiled new Boxing promoter Maurice Odera(, second from left) addresses the media after being unveiled at a Nairobi Hotel. He is flanked by KPBC president Reuben Ndolo and Director Ben Bottelberg sitting right
By Fred Maingi
The Kenya Professional Boxing Commission (KPBC) has licensed Ultra Fight limited founder Maurice Odera as a fully accredited promoter.
Odera who has been promoting martial arts is the first boxing promoter to be licensed this year.
He was officially unveiled by the KPBC president Reuben Ndolo where he was officially given his license in a function held at a Nairobi hotel.
While welcoming Odera in the ring, Ndolo said they gave him the nod since he has promoted 9 fights since 2018.
Above all, Ndolo credited Odera for having a fully functional Gym at Kilimani and a Boxing ring
“As a commission, we are looking for good promoters. We shall protect both the boxers and promoters since they are capable of putting Kenya on the right track” Ndolo observed.
Odera promised to take Boxing to another level adding that Kenya has talented boxers both locally and internationally.
Odera said he is targeting 3-4 high profile fights in a year and thanked KPBC for maintaining and keeping Boxing active and vibrant.