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Photos: Chris John meets Indonesian vice president Boediono



Last night WBA Fighter of decade and 18 time WBA World Featherweight champion Chris “The Dragon” John & IBO World Lightweight “Indonesian Thunder” Daud Cino Yordan met with Indonesian vice president Boediono and a select few select Indonesian dignitaries, they shared dinner together at the Indonesian Consulate in Perth, Western Australia.

They talked about various subjects of which John would say “It was a big honor to meet Mr. Vice President, he is very good man and he represents my people well”

Yordan greatly enjoyed the occasion added “Mr Boediono (Vice President) said he will be watching December 6th in Indonesia with the rest of the country and he say for me & Chris to make the country proud”

Currently both John (48-0-3, 22 knockouts), & Yordan (31-3, 23 knockouts) are training at Harry’s Gym in Balcatta, Australia.

John who was awarded the WBA “Fighter of the Decade” will be looking to extend his reign as champion having been WBA World Featherweight champion for over ten years when he meets tough South African Simpiwe Vetyeka (25-2, 15 KOs) on December 6th, if successful he would match Eusebio Pedroza’s division record of nineteen defences.

For his part Yordan who won the IBO lightweight title over the summer will meet another South African Sipho Taliwe (21-3, 14 KOs) as the Co-Main Event.
The event will be broadcast live in Indonesia on RCTI beginning at 9:00pm (Jakarta time)

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Chris John vs. Simpiwe Vetyeka on December 6th

Friday the 6th of December, Dragon Fire will present a night of World Championship Boxing action at the Thunderdome, Metro City in Perth Western Australia.

The WBA Fighter of the decade & current WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Chris “The Dragon” John (48-0-3) returns to the ring in a battle of Featherweight Champions and will be looking to restore Indonesian national pride as he takes on master boxer & IBO World Featherweight Champion Simpiwe “Vetyeka” (25 – 2).

In April 14 of this year, Vetyeka famously stopped Indonesia’s “heir to the throne” Daud Cino Yordan in Jakarta Indonesia and walked away with the IBO World Featherweight Championship after handing out a boxing lesson.

Vetyeka a 2 division IBO World Champion in the Featherweight & Bantamweight divisions respectively and an 11 year veteran will be looking to upset the 18x time WBA Featherweight Champion.

“I have I have won in America , Mexico & stopped Daud Cino Yordan in his backyard (Indonesia) so Australia prepare for another boxing exhibition” – Simpiwe “V12” Vetyeka

Indonesia’s favourite son Chris “The Dragon” John will be looking to avenge the loss of his countryman.

John was recently honoured by Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyo with the Bintang Jasa Star medal for outstanding contributions towards John’s native Indonesia, the homeland of 242 Million people.

John will also attempt to create history & equal Eseubio Pedroza’s long standing record of 19th WBA World Featherweight title defences.

“With dedication, determination & discipline I will not let my people down and on December 6th Indonesia will rise again” – Chris “The Dragon” John.

The event will be broadcast live in Indonesia on RCTI beginning at 9:00pm (Jakarta time)

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