Chisanda Mutti

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Mutti (l) vs Evander Holyfield on 1 Mar 1986

Chisanda "Kent Green" Mutti (14 February 1957 — late 1990s) born in Lusaka, was a Zambian professional middle/light heavy/cruiser/heavyweight boxer of the 1970s and '80s.

Boxing career

Mutti won the Zambia middleweight title, Zambia light heavyweight title, and Commonwealth cruiserweight title, and was a challenger for the Commonwealth middleweight title against Tony Sibson, Commonwealth light heavyweight title against Lottie Mwale, African Boxing Union light heavyweight title against Lottie Mwale, and International Boxing Federation (IBF) cruiserweight title against Lee Roy Murphy. His professional fighting weight varied from middleweight to heavyweight.[1]

He had a fighting record of:

  • 37 total fights
  • 25 wins (KO 20)
  • 9 losses (KO 5)
  • 3 Draws

On 1 March 1986, he fought against Evander Holyfield in a Cruiserweight contest at Lancaster Host Resort, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. At the time of the fight, Mutti had a record of 23 wins (KO 18) and Holyfield had 8 wins (KO 5). Mutti lost the fight by knockout in round 3 of 10, time: 1:37.[2]