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'We feel like this could be the breakthrough year' - Kiwi boxer Junior Fa prepares for US bout

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Junior Fa has confirmed that his next bout will be in America on March 9th.

Fa, 28, is heading to Las Vegas next week for final training before taking on former world youth amateur champ Joey Dawejko.

"We feel like that this could be the breakthrough year," said Fa.

"We really want to basically keep busy and keep on impressing people."

He will be fighting at his lightest weight of his career, currently weighing in at 114kg.

Fa is undefeated with 13 wins with eight by way of knockout.

NZ heavyweight boxer Fa is set to fight in America on March 9th. Source: 1 NEWS