Exciting super featherweight contender Jeremiah Nakathila is scheduled to get one step closer to his desired world title fight when he makes his return to the ring on April 20th in his native Windhoek, Namibia.
The powerful Namibian, who is currently rated No. 3 by the WBO at 130 pounds, will prepare to his sixth straight title bout under the flagship of the World Boxing Organization, though after the Africa strap this time, he is challenging the newly formed Global belt.
Nakathila’s (17-1, 13 KOs) opponent on his April return will be WBO No. 15 rated contender Zoltan Kovacs. The Hungarian Kovacs (23-5-1, 7 KOs) won the WBO European belt in 2016 and had one defense before he abandoned the title. The 26-year-old had a rocky start in the pro games as he went 3-4 in his first seven bouts but was able to change things around and he has been in a 20-1-1 run recently. Kovacs was last in action in December when he won a grueling 8-round non-title matchup against Georgian Levani Tsiklauri by decision.