Vetyeka masterstroke

It was an outstanding weekend for boxing in the region when all its top fighters won career-defining bouts. The region’s boxers were in action in...

Nomeva crowned new WBF lightweight champion after unanimous points win over Namibian Ndaendapo

Xolisani "Nomeva" Ndongeni was duly crowned the new WBF lightweight champion on Friday night‚ as he promised during the week that he would deliver...

Nomeva just wants to get into the ring

After so much heartache struggling with fights, which had led to him to jump from one stable to other, crowd favourite Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni...

What separates two of hottest warriors

Simphiwe Vetyeka engages in a high stakes bout against Thompson Mokwana at the Orient Theatre tonight. The bout will mark the first time Vetyeka fights...

Green light for Fuzile to lace up his gloves after medical concerns

The entire Duncan Village boxing community must have breathed a collective sigh of relief after its boxing star Azinga Fuzile was cleared by Boxing...

Bold plan for Tete home bout Zoom

The WBO crown he holds is the second major world title for him having previously held the IBF junior-bantamweight belt which he also never...

Mystery over Tete bout plan

The Zolani Tete camp has dismissed rumours that his decision to prepare for his next month’s crucial world title fight at home was due...

There’s light at the end of tunnel ahead

The recent Zone Four tournament has given a glimmer of hope to local amateur boxing that it might be re-awoken from its slumber. This after...

Magusha in bad space after Kriel defeat

The failure to avenge his previous defeat to Deejay Kriel has left Mdantsane boxer Xolisa Magusha devastated. Magusha, 26, lost to Kriel in a battle...

Phosa looking out for ‘Nomeva’

Political heavyweight Mathews Phosa has appealed to the handlers of boxer Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni to meet him and update him on his situation. Phosa’s calls...

It’s the Tete show at boxing awards

The second edition of the national boxing awards have come and gone and left leaving some guests who crammed into the Boardwalk Casino in...

Zolani Tete wins big at Boxing SA awards

Zolani “Last Born” Tete deservedly walked away with the most sought-after Boxing South Africa 2017 Boxer of the Year award at the Boardwalk Casino...

Top boxing prospect succumbs to illness

With the entertainment industry awash with unexpected deaths, the boxing fraternity has also entered this ignominious occurrence after the passing away of once revered...

Big blow as EL loses S4 final

The bitter infighting over the promotional rights of the Featherweight Super Four (S4) final involving Duncan Village sensation Azinga Fuzile has forced promoter Rodney...

Boxing SA announces awards nominees in East London

Zolani Tete‚ Azinga Fuzile‚ Thulani Mbenge and Kevin Lerena have been nominated for the Boxer of the Year category in the Boxing South Africa...

How rated Vetyeka lost to Dlamini

Simphiwe Vetyeka has made a startling revelation about his loss to upstart Lerato Dlamini by attributing it to using unconventional rehydrating methods. The veteran Mdantsane...

Promoter hints at rematch

March 3 is shaping up to be the date of the best boxing event on the Eastern Cape boxing calendar after promoter Rodney Berman...

Brothers to make history

The Tete brothers - Zolani and Makazole - will share an international bill for the first time ever when they feature in a tournament...

Victory boosts ailing Mnguni

The legendary boxing club of ailing guru Mzi Mnguni continued with its revival after it produced yet another national champion at the weekend. This after...

Matiti has great faith in young ring warrior

Xaba Promotions and Events has always been accused of throwing its young boxers into the deep end and the promotion giant is doing it...

‘24’ eager to show he has the pedigree to rise again

Nhlanhla “24” Ngamntwini is one of those boxers who were anointed as future champions in their professional debuts. In his first fight in the paid...

‘Prince’ set to get into the saddle to give it his best shot

Namibian boxer Immanuel Naidjala has vowed to leave South African shores as the new IBF Intercontinental bantamweight champion, after his clash tonight with current...

Mzi reminder of the dearth of bouts

The presence of ailing boxing guru and wheelchair-bound Mzi Mnguni at yesterday’s weigh-in signified the dire straits of South African boxing. Mnguni took time to...

Nomeva elated as opponent approved for Orient bout

The return of the region’s favourite boxer Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni to the ring this weekend was nearly floored when Boxing SA threatened to call...

Lamati will not drop his guard against Kabore

Ludumo “9 mm” Lamati may be facing a relatively unknown boxer, Alexis Boureima Kabore, from a non- boxing country but he is not taking...

Dad behind punch that moved world for Tete

The decision by Zolani Tete’s father to unwittingly force his son to use his right hand instead of the left, might have contributed to...

Zolani delays Makazole bout to fine tune preparations

The need to keep the Tete name hogging headlines for the right reasons has forced Zolani to postpone the bout involving his brother Makazole...

Stage set for Super 4 showdown

Smarting from losing the national boxing awards to Port Elizabeth, East London will get a consolation prize when it hosts the finals of the...

Tete breaks boxing record with fastest knockout

East London boxer Zolani Tete set a new record for the fastest knockout in a world championship fight when he needed 11 seconds to...

Nomeva jets home for just a brief while

Boxing Mecca was surprised when informed that Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni is in town. This when he was supposed to be preparing for his fight since...

After the feast comes the famine

Eastern Cape may call itself the Boxing Mecca in the land and gloat about hosting the national boxing awards next February but it is...

Belfast shaping up for humdinger of a fight

Siboniso who? That seems to be the question on the lips of many boxing fans when chatting about Zolani Tete’s maiden World Boxing Organisation...

SA fighters meet on foreign soil

Mdantsane's Zolani Tete and his team arrived in Belfast, Northern Ireland yesterday morning for his WBO word bantamweight title defence against Siboniso Gonya of...

Tete all fired to knock Gonya’s lights out

Yet another fight for Zolani Tete and again another setback. Like what has now characterised his big fights, Tete’s house in Mdantsane was broken into...

WBC bias not doing fight game any good

The destruction of out-of-shape Bermane Stiverne by Deontay Wilder has suddenly brought the spotlight on the heavyweight division and that is exactly what the...

Helebe advised to take it easy after Cape setback

While the boxing fraternity was reeling from the shocking death of Sinethemba Magibisela after a stabbing incident, South African bantamweight champion Toto Helebe was...

Boardwalk the grand stage for BSA awards

The Boardwalk Casino in Port Elizabeth has been all but confirmed as the venue for the Boxing SA awards. This was revealed by BSA chief...

Setbacks will not deter Tete in his fight against Gonya

Zolani Tete will not allow a burglary at his Mdantsane home deter him from his goal of retaining his WBO world title when he...

Fiery Konkco is conquering fisticuffs world in fine style

Golden Gloves Promotions (GGP) have a nice headache about Mthatha-born boxer Simpiwe Konkco. This as Konkco surged up to the lofty positions in the ratings...

‘Whispering Witch’ is no ring softy

Boxing Mecca calls him the “Whispering Witch” because no matter how hard you try to listen to him giving advice to his boxer, during...

Tete will not ease up on new ring role

World boxing champion Zolani Tete is not prepared to be discouraged from venturing into the promotion business because of minor challenges. The 29-year-old Mdantsane boxer,...

Young Dlamini puts Vetyeka to the sword

Yet again a Golden Gloves Promotion (GGP) show held at Emperors Palace last weekend set tongues wagging with Duncan Village star Azinga Fuzile the...

Tete at ease with new handlers

Zolani Tete is not bothered by the new corner for his upcoming maiden WBO bantamweight title clash arguing that the current trainers handling him...

Scramble over venue for fistic game’s awards

The decision to hold Boxing SA awards in the Eastern Cape hangs in the balance as organisers are yet to confirm the venue. This even...

Vetyeka survives scare at the scales ahead of clash

Three were anxious moments when Mdantsane boxing veteran, Simpiwe Vetyeka, came in overweight at his first attempt at yesterday’s final weigh-in at Emperors Palace,...

Palace coup beckons for homeboys

Finally tomorrow will usher in a new dawn in boxing when either young blood takes over or the old guard remains defiant. This when the...

Vetyeka must rush to shed excess weight for big fight

Mdantsane veteran boxer Simpiwe Vetyeka is in a race against the scales ahead of tomorrow’s final weigh-in for his Featherweight Super Four (S4) clash...

Yet another dead end for Nomeva

Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni has had yet another setback, this time in the US after his proposed ring return on October 28 was cancelled. Organisers were...

Stop this farc e and merge two divisions

Once upon a time heavyweight division was the epitome of SA boxing. The glamour division which is widely seen as the face of boxing put...

Search for ring gems will take M’sane by storm

Mdantsane City will continue with its outstanding commitment to unearth boxing talent in the Mdantsane region when it hosts the sixth edition of its...