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ALL IN VAIN: Thabo Sonjica, left, goes on the attack during his IBO Super bantamweight title fight against Roli Gasca at Emperors Palace on Saturday. Despite winning the bout on points Sonjica had to give up his championship belt. GALLO IMAGES

No Monaco bout for embattled Sonjica

THE shenanigans committed by Duncan Village boxer Thabo Sonjica has not only lost him his world title but he will no longer feature in a planned tournament at Monte Carlo in Monaco in October.


‘She Bee’ wins WBA reprieve

Castillo gets a chance to face Mdantsane’s golden girl once again

Thabo Sonjica gets a warm embrace from Mzi Mnguni during  the  IBO junior featherweight title fight held at Orient Theatre on June 8 this year. Picture:  Michael Pinyana © Daily Dispatch

Berman keeps fire burning

Top promoter helps ailing Mguni

COMEBACK: It’s make or break for Thabo Sonjica, who will face SA bantamweight champion Toto Helebe tomorrow Picture:  MICHAEL PINYANA

Sonjica has a point to prove

WHEN Thabo Sonjica won the IBO junior featherweight crown with a six-round destruction of Filipino in June last year, he hoped that the win would propel him to bigger things.


Fana too hot to handle

Perfect homecoming for Mzonke as he destroys challenger Shicila RURAL women ululated while one lady ran up and down the hall waving a white flag inscribed with “welcome home Fana”.

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Munyai switch leaves fightless Sonjica frustrated

THE ghost of Tshifhiwa Munyai is looming large for the Duncan Village boxer Thabo Sonjica who is battling to secure an opponent for his IBO junior title originally set for May 4 at the Orient Theatre.

Mzi Mnguni

Boxing boss recovering from stroke

ONE of the country’s most successful boxing promoters, the Eastern Cape’s Mzi Mnguni, suffered a stroke while on his way to a title clash in Durban at the weekend.

MEDICAL ATTENTION: Dr Siphokazi Mahobe looks at the cut on Unathi Gqokoma's right eye that led to a no contest when he
fought Wele Yokose for the Eastern Cape junior bantamweight title Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

No ifs, only butts at title fight

Yokose-Gqokoma clash no contest. THE highly anticipated clash for the Eastern Cape junior bantamweight title between Wele Yokose and Unathi Gqokoma ended prematurely when it was declared a no contest after both boxers clashed heads in the second round at Mdantsane Indoor Centre yesterday.

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