Last night WBA Fighter of decade and 18 time WBA World Featherweight champion Chris “The Dragon” John & IBO World Lightweight "Indonesian Thunder" Daud Cino Yordan met with Indonesian vice president Boediono and a select few select Indonesian dignitaries, they shared dinner together at the Indonesian Consulate in Perth, Western Australia. Photos by Tony Tolj.
They talked about various subjects of which John would say "It was a big honor to meet Mr. Vice President, he is very good man and he represents my people well"
Yordan greatly enjoyed the occasion added "Mr Boediono (Vice President) said he will be watching December 6th in Indonesia with the rest of the country and he say for me & Chris to make the country proud"
Currently both John (48-0-3, 22 knockouts), & Yordan (31-3, 23 knockouts) are training at Harry's Gym in Balcatta, Australia.
John who was awarded the WBA "Fighter of the Decade" will be looking to extend his reign as champion having been WBA World Featherweight champion for over ten years when he meets IBO Featherweight Champion tough South African Simpiwe Vetyeka (25-2, 15 KOs) on December 6th, if successful he would match Eusebio Pedroza's division record of nineteen defences.
For his part Yordan who won the IBO lightweight title over the summer will meet another South African Sipho Taliwe (21-3, 14 KOs) as the Co-Main Event.
The event will be broadcast live in Indonesia on RCTI beginning at 9:00pm (Jakarta time)