Malawi’s world boxing champion Isaac Chilemba says President Peter Mutharika would not last a 12-round fight with him, the country’s private Nation newspaper reports.
The president challenged the pugilist to a fight during a press conference whilst addressing rumours about his health last Friday:
Each round in professional boxing lasts about three minutes.
But the Nation quotes Chilemba as saying that he wouldn’t allow the 76-year-old president to last even three rounds:
The boxer says this would be in consideration of the president’s busy timetable, arguing he wouldn’t have the time to last 36 minutes: