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Fight Confirmed: Meyer challenges Mayor

Written by Mickey Mentz

Farmer steps in to replace injured Williams

On 10 December we will know who the real Mayor (or Meyer) is when two prolific local figures do battle in the main fight of Barrydale Fight Night Origins at the Karoo Art Hotel’s Belanti Ballroom.

In a twist which saw local MMA World Champion Conroy Williams withdraw at the last mine due to an ankle injury, winemaker extraordinaire at Joubert-Tradauw, Meyer-Joubert, has confirmed that he will take on Swellendam Mayor Francois du Rand in what pundits have labelled “The Wine and Dine Derby”.

While Meyer is known to produce world class wines, the Mayor happens to be a qualified chef and thus knows how to handle himself when it gets really hot in the kitchen.

Meanwhile temperatures in Barrydale have soared in recent times and Meyer feels it is because of the poor condition that his beloved town’s roads are in.

“Francois, ons is gatvol vir die potholes, ons sal in die ring moet gesels!” Meyer said while showcasing another unique ability – he has from a very young age mastered an ancient language that only a handful of people in the universe understand.

[Translation: Francois we are gatvol for the potholes, we’ll have to talk about this in the ring]


A fight for the youth

This scrumptious meal disguised as a charity boxing event includes no less than eight fights on the night and tickets are selling like hotcakes.

All proceeds from this evening will go towards the construction of a youth sports facility in Barrydale and while Meyer just landed the first blow, the Mayor is a Blobul and Steve has made it so very clear that under no circumstances will a Bloubul eat from the floor.


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About the author

Mickey Mentz

From my Barrydale base, my goal is to tell the stories of people and places on the picturesque R62. Ek het oor die jare 'n cappuccino verslawing ontwikkel en my honde se name is Bella en Obi.

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