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Victorious Night for New Zealand Boxing: Kiwi Champions Reign Supreme

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Salman Khan
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Victorious Night for New Zealand Boxing: Kiwi Champions Reign Supreme

In a remarkable display of power and precision, Kiwi world champion Mea Motu successfully defended her IBO super-bantamweight title at the Wahine Toa II event against her Indian counterpart, Chandi Mehra. The night rang with applause as the judges' scores of 98-91, 100-89, and 99-90 declared Motu's dominant reign.

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Lani Daniels: A Dual Division Champion

Adding to the victorious streak, Lani Daniels etched her name in the annals of New Zealand boxing history. Daniels won the IBF light heavyweight title, becoming the first Kiwi boxer to hold world titles in two different divisions. Her win was a testament to her superior ring generalship and composed attack, as the scores of 97-93, 99-96, and 95-95 against Australia's Desley Robinson affirmed.

Jerome Pampellone: Undefeated and Rising

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Further elevating the triumph of the night, Jerome Pampellone from Peach Boxing demonstrated his prowess with a swift first-round knockout of Mexican fighter Rogelio Medina. With this win, Pampellone maintains his undefeated record, setting the stage for a step up in competition.

Looking to the Future

After such successful performances, Motu and Daniels look towards the future, poised to extend their records and build enduring boxing legacies. The Wahine Toa II event, a great display of Māori culture, was not just a celebration of victories but a testament to the growing strength and popularity of New Zealand boxing.

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