Geovana Peres adamant WBO Light Heavyweight title will remain hers

In the space of two years, Geovana Peres has gone from a small-time rookie fighter to international champion and experts say she is a force to reckon with. 

She'll defend her WBO Light Heavyweight title belt against her highly-ranked opponent Claire Hafner on October 4, and it's being dubbed as the 'biggest boxing match in New Zealand' this year.

Kiwi boxer Geovana Peres spoke to The AM Show.

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