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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.

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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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Boxing’s whiter shade of pale

FOR all its success resulting in its anointment as the Mecca of boxing in the country, the sport has never quite appealed to the white community in the Eastern Cape

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Mnguni on ropes over contracts

A BITTER contractual dispute involving three top Duncan Village fighters against their promoter Mzi Mnguni is threatening to tear the boxing world apart with even Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula being asked to intervene.

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Boxer stabbed to death

Mpendu killed after shebeen quarrel in Mdantsane. TRAGEDY struck the mecca of boxing when promising flyweight Mbulelo Mpendu was stabbed to death at the weekend.

CLEAR WINNER: Jasper Seroka plants a left into Xolani Mcotheli’s face during their SA junior lightweight title clash in Mdantsane yesterday. Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Seroka wins vacant SA junior lightweight title

Confusion as ref appears to stop fight seconds before bell. CONFUSION reigned at the Mdantsane Indoor Centre when referee Allen Matakane waved the fight over after Xolani Mcotheli took a serious pounding from Jasper Seroka just seconds after the end of their SA junior lightweight title clash.

Ndongeni training in Mdantsane Picture: MARK ANDREWS

‘Wasp’ eager to show his sharp sting

Ndongeni vows to teach Mokwana a lesson. IT is rare for a boxer to admit that he is not the smartest in the ring, but Xolisani Ndongeni has no qualms conceding his strength for success lies in physical fitness.

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