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Colin Nathan recalls scary Covid-19 drama in Russia as he recovers

Successful boxing trainer Colin “Nomakanjani” Nathan is making a steady recovery in Russia after being hospitalised last week when he tested positive for Covid-19.

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SA amateur boxing elects new executive

SA finally has a legitimate amateur boxing leadership after more than a year in the wilderness. The SA National Boxing Organisation’s (Sanabo) ...

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New boxing organisation offers old-timers competitive fights

Toppies and over-aged pugilists can now take up the sport competitively after receiving the blessing of the South African National Boxing ...

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Khuse camp in crisis ahead of SA title defence

This follows reports that there is a crisis in the technical team of the boxer ahead of the fight scheduled to be held at Orient Theatre in East London on June 13.
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Fuzile returns to hero’s welcome after Las Vegas ...

Fuzile beat Briton Martin Ward via a seventh round stoppage in an IBF junior lightweight title eliminator in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas at the weekend.
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New promoters’ structure to punch boxing into shape

This was revealed by Eastern Cape Boxing Promoters Association (ECBPA) chair Thando Zonke after he was re-elected to ...

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Relief as Njekanye leaves to join Fuzile for US bout

Fuzile will face Briton Martin Ward in an IBF junior lightweight title eliminator at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas, ...

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Mabuyane wishes Fuzile well as he leaves for US bout

Duncan Village boxer Azinga Fuzile finally left for the US on Sunday night, accompanied by only his promoter Teris ...

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Joyi camp blames long inactivity for loss of world title

Nkosinathi Joyi’s camp has blamed a long bout of inactivity for the excess weight that led to him forfeiting his ...

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I am more than ready for Ward, says Fuzile

Duncan Village boxer Azinga Fuzile has allayed any fears that his chances of winning will be limited when he faces ...

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Ndulani wins IBO world title

Ayanda Ndulani became the new Eastern Cape lone world champion when he knocked out veteran Nkosinathi Joyi to win the ...

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Tyirha returns with gusty win over Filipino

After a two year forced break, Ntlantla Tyirha returned with a gusty points win over a Filipino fighter Joey Canoy in ...

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Mboyiya scores highlight reel KO

Former SA featherweight champion Aphiwe Mboyiya promised to breathe life into his doping-tainted career and he lived ...

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Dismay as Fuzile's trainers denied visas for US bout

Fuzile's trainer Mzamo Njekanye and his assistant Yanga Gingxana had managed to secure visa interviews in the US ...

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Shock as Joyi forfeits world title on scales

Joyi was scheduled to defend the IBO mini-flyweight title against Ayanda Ndulani at East London International ...

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Canoy’s trainer hopes to exorcise Mthalane ghost with win against Tyirha

This when Filipino boxer Jayson Mama's IBF flyweight title challenge to Moruti Mthalane in Durban was called off by ...

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Cancellation of EC bout leads to changes in testing

XP boss Ayanda Matiti confirmed that he facilitated for all the boxers who are to fight in his show at East London ...

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Joyi’s birthday wish is to retain title

“I do not care if the cake is from [Ayanda] Ndulani or whoever as long as my world title belt is next to it,” he said.

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Joyi’s revival bid gets ahead against Ndulani

Top boxing promoter Ayanda Matiti will on Friday continue in his struggle of showing compassion and helping fighters ...

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Canoy arrives in East London hoping for fourth-time lucky shot

The lefthander arrived with his trainer Ronerex Dalut a good five days before the fight, underlying his determination ...