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GAME PLAN: Ali Funeka says his fight against Russian Roman Balaev will not go the distance

Tough talk from Top Gun fighters

A WISE man once said today was tomorrow yesterday. That will be the reminder to all six fighters who will be involved in Golden Gloves’ Top Guns bill at Emperors Palace tonight.

Heavyweight champion Brendon Groenewald trains at Downtown Boxing Gym in East London last week Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Heavyweight title for underdog

IT ended with a brutal barrage of blows as Brendon Groenewald crushed Christophe Walravens in their Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) heavyweight title fight at GrandWest Casino on Thursday night.

Unathi Gqokoma and Mfusi Maxhayi during their WBF bantam weight clash in Cartcath  Picture:  Michael Pinyana

Maxhayi win ends in chaos

MFUSI Maxhayi was once again in the middle of pandemonium  at Cathcart Hall at the weekend, but  he did not attack security officers like he did at the venue in June last year.

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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