Chris John Impresses Fellow Pros

09.08.05 - By Harry Summers Jr.: He must be special this Indonesian Thin Man the one they call Chris John, the WBA Featherweight Champion of the World. He created history last Sunday and of all places at Penrith, a drive no one likes to take but take it they did. The best Australian boxing has to offer and a few international stars came to Penrith to see the thin man and he left them all in awe, surprised and amazed the talent they saw. .

Anthony Mundine (Former WBA World Super Middleweight Champion)

“This guy is mad man, oh baby he’s mad.”

Kostya Tzsyu (Former Undisputed Jnr Welterweight Champion)

“He is a fantastic boxer, very, very good boxer and fast.”

Jeff Fenech (Former WBC & IBF World Champion)

“I told you he is the best in the division, I told him he would be the best when he was an amateur.”

Vic Darchinyan (IBF & IBO World Flyweight Champion)

“He very good. Good speed, I want spar him.”

Smokin’ Joe Frazier (Former WBC & WBA World Heavyweight Champion)

“I liked him against Gainer but man has he improved.”

Lovemore N’Dou (IBF World #5 Jnr Welterweight)

“He’s smart and he just keeps going, good stamina man.”

Nedal Hussein (IBF World #7 Super Featherweight)

“He’s good but I’ll beat him, give me a shot.”

Khoder Nasser (Anthony Mundine’s manager)

“He’s good, who’s his manager?”

Stanley Christodoulou (Referee)

“He is good, my god. I’ve referred all the featherweights in the world, he can beat any one of them believe me.”

Article posted on 09.08.2005

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