PHOTO GALLERY: This week’s Top Shots

The fourth annual Mandela Tribute event, a celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life as a boxer and boxing enthusiast organised by Xaba Promotions and Events, saw hundreds gather at the East London International Convention Centre on Friday, where they were treated to the best of local and and international talent.

Mdantsane homeboy Ludumo Lamati had to deal with a tough opponent in Luis Mendeles for the vacant IBF intercontinental junior featherweight crown but Lamati was equal to the task. Other highlights saw Siphamandla Baleni beating his homeboy from Mthatha Bangile Nyangani and Mzuvukile Magwaca being crowned IBF Intercontinental bantamweight champ. Yesterday a Rumble Africa Promotions show at the Orient Theatre was topped by Azinga Fuzile risking his own SA featherweight crown against Rofhiwa Maemu Pictures: MICHAEL PINYANA


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