• April 3rd, 2020

Personality of the week - Harry Simon Jnr


Name:             Harry Simon Jnr
Date of Birth:         06/06/1997
Place of Birth:         Walvis Bay 
Marital Status:         Not married
Nickname:         Pretty Boy
Car:             No car
Your toughest career fight: I have no specific fight in mind to describe as tough because all fights are different and tough. 
Most memorable fight: My professional debut against Sakaria Sheehama in 2017.
Biggest disappointment: My title fight against Jabulani Makhense that was scheduled this Saturday, 21 March, in South Africa but had to be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Biggest influence on your career: My mother.
Favourite boxer locally or internationally: America’s Terence Crawford, he’s a complete fighter.
If not boxing, which other sport would you have played? If not boxing, I would have been a basketball player as I played it from age 9 until I was 15.
Being the son of the legendary Harry Simon, does that put pressure on your career? Yes it does, but in a good way because I use that pressure to better myself every day in the gym.
Describe Namibian boxing in two words: Bitter sweet.
Your ambitions for 2020: To win belts abroad and make it into the top 10 rankings.

Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather: Floyd Mayweather
Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield: Evander Holyfield
Running or weight lifting: Running, it is good for one’s health.
BMW, Mercedes Benz or Audi: Mercedes Benz.
Reading or listening to music: I equally enjoy them both.
Coca-Cola or Pepsi: None, they both bad for one’s health.
Windhoek, Walvis Bay or Swakopmund: Windhoek, there are more opportunities in the capital. 
Train or plane: Plane, it’s faster and convenient.
Big party or small gathering: Small gatherings.


Staff Reporter
2020-03-19 08:21:33 | 15 days ago

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