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Terris Ntuthu

Ntuthu to ruffle promotion feathers

He is dubbed the Jay-Z of South African boxing and Terris Ntuthu intends to live up to that billing after he swelled his new stable by signing a handful of boxers recently.

SAFE HAVEN: IBF champion Zolani Tete will move to former PSL general manager Andile Ncobo’s house  Picture: PETER MOGAKI

MEC comes to Tete’s aid

Zolani “Last Born” Tete will move into better lodgings thanks largely to the efforts of sports, recreation, arts and culture MEC Pemmy Majodina.

Ndongeni receives his R1-million winner’s cheque from sports MEC Pemmy Majodina, PBL organiser Dicsky Ngqula and Mabutho Zwane Picture: SINO MAJANGAZA

Video: ‘Nomeva’goes from rags to riches

What started as just another day in a makeshift boxing gymnasium while his passion was consumed by rugby has now made Xolisani Ndongeni a millionaire after he won the inaugural Premier Boxing League (PBL) recently.

BIG PAYDAY: Xolisani  Ndongeni, left, piles pressure on   Vusumzi Tyatyeka  during  the  Premier Boxing League (PBL) match Picture: SINO MAJANGAZA

DV fighter pockets PBL prize

Winning the Premier Boxing League is just an introduction to big-time boxing, says Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni, who was crowned the inaugural PBL champion on Sunday.

Zolani Tete with his mother Nomonde and father ZolileTete, they are calling on more hands to help her mother get a prosthetic leg. The Cold Steel bikers have also joined hands in trying to collect donations for Nomonde in order for the world champion to focus on his boxing career again. PICTURE ALAN EASON

World champ hangs up gloves to help his mom

International boxing champ Zolani Tete has put a flourishing career on hold to care for his mother, who needs a prosthetic leg.

SWINGING AWAY: The majority of Lusanda Komanisi's punches fell way short of opponent, Filipino Gasca, right, that left him punching air Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Komanisi rebukes fans

Mdantsane-born Johannesburg-based boxer Lusanda Komanisi may have blown   his relationship for good with East London boxing fans after he criticised them for cheering on his Filipino opponent Roli Gasca in their IBO featherweight title clash at East London’s Orient Theatre on Monday.

Simphiwe Vetyeka

Vetyeka fired up for revenge

SIMPIWE Vetyeka watched his friend Nicholas Walters destroy Nonito Donaire to take his WBA featherweight belt this past October when he scored a brutal six rounds stoppage victory.

From left Boyboy Mpulampula fine tuning Nkosinathi Joyi Picture Mlondolozi Mbolo

‘Bika’ back in Joyi’s corner

WORLD-acclaimed boxing trainer Boy Boy “Bika” Mpulampula has reunited with former world champion Nkosinathi Joyi and the reunion could not have come at a more challenging time.

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