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Delight as Duncan Village boxers pass dope tests

The handlers of world-acclaimed Duncan Village boxers breathed a collective sigh of relief when they passed dope tests by international agents recently. SA ...

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Row over Thunzi-Mputhi title clash

Has the newly appointed sanctioning committee started on the wrong footing in executing its duties by disregarding a particular Boxing SA regulation ...

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Eastern Cape boxing grant returns amid distribution row

The delay in the resumption of Eastern Cape boxing development funding has finally been resolved with the first of the tournaments scheduled to punch ...

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Fuzile, Berman mend rift, reunite for ring return

A lengthy rift between former world title challenger Azinga Fuzile and top SA boxing promoter Rodney Berman has been healed, with the Duncan Village boxer set to feature in Berman’s tournament in Cape Town in July. Berman and Fuzile’s previous ...
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Nontshinga in historic world title unification ...

SA’s lone major world boxing champion Sivenathi “Special One” Nontshinga will add another feather to his cap when he engages in a world title unification clash against Puerto Rican Jonathan Gonzalez on June 16. It will be the first time an ...
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Kodwa gives promoters chance to nominate Boxing SA board candidates

The boxing fraternity must nominate people they prefer for consideration by sport, arts and culture minister Zizi Kodwa ...

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Thunzi, Mputhi title clash likely breaks SA record

Calls for Boxing SA to implement a punch-stats facility in bouts reached a crescendo after Luvuyo Mputhi and Chumani ...

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Batyi retains SA featherweight crown with Hobyane stoppage

Zolisa Batyi stopped outgunned Lucky Hobyane with body shots in round eight to retain the SA featherweight title at ...

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Stelle returns with win at Orient Theatre

SA junior bantamweight contender Enathi Stelle returned to the ring with success after his 26-second knockout loss to ...

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Scuffle erupts ahead of SA title clash

A nasty scuffle erupted between Zolisa Batyi and Lucky Hobyane over holding the SA belt during their final weigh-in at ...

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KayB Promotions and Viva Nations TV promise to unleash new boxing era

Having been incubated in the boxing world, KayB Promotions director Pumza Mpulampula is confident their tournament ...

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Setback for Mvula after Kotobe withdraws from Viva Nation show

Former SA champion Siphosethu Mvula’s quest to end long inactivity suffered a blow when his junior-lightweight bout ...

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Village women boxers punching above their weight

What started out as a campaign to keep children in the Tolofiyeni village occupied is becoming one of the best ...

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Trainer hails Mbenge’s win as best of his career

Thulani Mbenge’s trainer, Sean Smith, has hailed his fighter’s win over Argentinian opponent Leandro Fonseca in ...

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Rossouw ready to show Thysse stars in bout

Darrin "Destroyer" Rossouw is not perturbed by the fight record of Brandon "Fast Guns" Thysse, who has been in the ring ...

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SA boxing team cry foul after suffering injuries

The SA Boxing Team have complained about the treatment of their boxers participating in the Africa Games in Ghana ...

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Mbenge facing top Argentine fighter after lengthy layoff

Another boxer would have chosen a softer opponent for his comeback after more than a year of inactivity, but ...

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Stelle returns on big Viva Nation TV platform

Enathi Stelle’s quest for a national title took just 26 seconds to be dashed but the Mdantsane boxer’s suffering ...

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Big amateur show to punch off at Orient Theatre on Thursday

Sixty-four boxers will battle for supremacy in one of the province’s biggest amateur boxing tournaments at East ...

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Lusizi keeps SA boxing team medal hopes alive as Bongco crashes out

The SA Boxing Team participating at the Africa Games in Ghana is going through a rough patch after one of its ...