Coming up on Boxing: Rogers Mtagwa (Tanzania) vs Juan Manuel Lopez (Puerto Rico) - UPDATED video.

After winning by TKO on the 10th round of the 2008-11-07 super bantamweight boxing match vs  Tomas Vill at the Casino del Sol in Tucson, AZ, our one and only Rogers Mtagwa, is scheduled to contest a world title opportunity in October at the Madison Square Garden. He will be challenging Juan Manuel Lopez, of Caguas, Puerto Rico


Date - 2009-10-10
Opponent - Juan Manuel Lopez
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States

Rogers Mtagwa's short bio (from http:/
Name: Rogers Mtagwa
Born: 1979-03-22
Birth Place: Dodoma, Tanzania
Nationality: Tanzania
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Sex: Male
Career Record: click
Alias: The Tiger
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 5″ / 165cm
Reach: 72″ / 183cm
Rating: 17 / 1172 and 1 / 33
Manager: Joe Parell
Trainer: Bobby "Boogaloo" Watts
Global ID: 15639
US ID: 056809
WBO Rank #: 9

Won 26 (KO 18) + Lost 12 (KO 2) + Drawn 2 = 41
Rounds boxed 276: KO% 43.9

Mtagwa is a former NABF and uSBA featherweight champion.

Watch Mtagwa throwing punches superbly in the 10th round, finally managing to steal a win by TKO. Don't forget to watch him in action again on the 10th of October 2009.

Video I

Video II