USA Todai Sports / Reuters
SPORT – King Muhammad VI sent a congratulation letter to Nordini Oubaali, who was crowned the world champion in the Bantamweight category on Saturday, January 19 in Las Vegas, after defeating American Rau's wife Varren.
In this message, the ruler expresses his "warm congratulations to the world champion, praying that God will give him more success in his brilliant career and success in winning other world titles."
On this occasion, the king welcomes "this outstanding sporting achievement that is crowned by the unceasing efforts of the champion and the competitive spirit that he showed at all stages of this championship, thus earning this title of the world."
The King also emphasizes that "this sanctification is a pride for all Moroccans, both within the kingdom, as well as outside, and motivation for young athletes to persevere to win titles and raise highs, their lands during various sporting events."
Recall that Oubaali, who had already beat Warren at the 2012 Olympics in London, when both were still amateurs, played his first world title fight, opening the poster of the evening in the capital city of the world. games and casinos between the Philippine legend Manni Packuiao and American Adrien Broner.
The French-Moroccan boxer earned $ 85,000 for the fight, while Packuiao will earn a $ 10 million prize, plus interest on television sales on the US television channel Shovtime.