Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/8/14

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 04: Eddie Chambers of the USA celebrates after winning the WBO Eliminator Heavyweight fight against Alexnder Dimitrenko of the Ukraine during the Universum Champions Night at the Color Line Arena on July 04, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Bongarts/Getty Images)
When Thabiso Mchunu meets Eddie Chambers, 36-3, 18 KOs, in their nationally televised 10-round bout at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, it will be the first time the South African banger competes professionally outside of Africa. It will also be his first appearance on U.S. television. With an impressive resume and word-of-mouth reputation despite his absence from American airwaves, the fighter they call "The Rock" is surrounded by an intriguing air of mystery.   Credit: Main Events Mchunu enters the ring against Chambers with a professional record of 12-1, with 9 KOs, as well as credentials that add some real danger to the mystery. During his five year career, Mchunu has won three African titles. He gained the vacant South African cruiserweight title in just his fourth bout, with a 9th round stoppage of Patrick Madzinga. Two fights later, he grabbed the vacant WBA Pan African cruiserweight crown with a 32-second KO of Marciano Commey. In his most recent fight, Thabiso knocked o...
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