EAST LONDON – WBO bantamweight champion Zolani 'Last Born' Tete from East London will defend his belt against mandatory challenger Filipino John Riel “Quadro Alasi” Casimero on a date still to be decided by British promoter Frank Warren.
Tete is considered pound-for-pound the No 1 fighter in South Africa.
The 31-year-old, who has a record of 28-3; 21 has had an outstanding career since making his pro debut on May 27, 2006.
The southpaw Tete has captured the Word Boxing Foundation flyweight, IBO Africa flyweight, IBF junior bantamweight, WBO Africa junior bantamweight, IBF International bantamweight and WBO bantamweight titles.
The only losses on his record came against Moruti Mthalane, Juan Alberto Rosas and Roberto Domingo Sosa.