WORLD Boxing Council’s female super-bantamweight interim gold champion Kudakwashe Chiwandire has been afforded a chance to immediately challenge for the world gold championship.
The 26-year-old Zimbabwean won the interim crown after beating Catherine Phiri of Zambia onasplit points decision in Lusaka on February 26.
She was scheduled to defend the belt in the capital twice before going for the big one.
But she has been given a chance to do that in July against the winner between Mexican boxers Yamileth Mercado and Zulina Muñoz who are billed to face-off for the gold badge on April 2 in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Mercado is the defending champion.
In fact, Chiwandire has been invited to witness that clash by WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.
“This is an official invitation for you to attend the up-coming championship fight, where the WBC champion Yamileth Mercado will defend her super-bantamweight title against Zulina Muñoz, both boxers from Mexico.