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EP boxing stakeholders protest against office closure

Boxing stakeholders are up in arms over the decision by Boxing SA to close its satellite office in Gqeberha to streamline administration in the province.

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Amateur shows take centre stage amid boxing inactivity

Amid a continuing dearth of professional boxing tournaments, boxing stakeholders have shifted focus by organising a string of amateur shows in the ...

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Long-serving boxing official booted as BSA closes EP office

A career spanning two decades laced with controversy as Boxing SA-Eastern Cape manager ended after Phakamile Jacobs was booted out and replaced by ...

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Boxing SA board makes sweeping changes, boots ...

Boxing South Africa’s (BSA) newly-appointed board on Monday announced it had made some big moves, like booting out one controversial provincial manager and ordering promoters to start paying debts.
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Yet another Eastern Cape boxing star leaves

Still smarting from the departure of top star Phumelela Cafu to join Colin Nathan in Johannesburg, Eastern Cape boxing has been rocked by the defection of another highly regarded fighter. Simnikiwe Bongco has followed in Cafu’s footsteps and ...
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Olympic failure set to dominate Sanabo meeting

The failure to qualify for the Paris Olympics is expected to dominate the discussions when the SA National Boxing ...

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Lowdown on how matchmakers in boxing go about their business

It is difficult to build a fighter a promotion company believes can go to world-class level and potentially beyond ...

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EL woman elated about guiding SA boxing team at Brics Games in Russia

East London boxing trainer Noluvuyo Joxo will add yet another feather to her cap when she leads the SA amateur ...

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BSA board holds special meeting for boxing licensing

The newly appointed Boxing SA board held a special meeting on Monday night to address the thorny licensing issue amid ...

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Recycled Baleni in crossroads bout

Veteran Mthatha boxer Siphamandla Baleni feels Golden Gloves Promotions have erred by matching their prospect Beavan ...

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Popular amateur boxing champs punch off in Somerset East

Mpucuko Sports Development’s annual amateur boxing series will launch in Somerset East on Saturday, in recognition of ...

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Nathan shoots down poaching claims after Cafu acquisition

Johannesburg boxing trainer Colin Nathan reacted angrily to accusations he was poaching Eastern Cape boxers after he ...

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Nathan’s goal with new fighter Cafu is to fulfil his world champ dream

South African junior bantamweight boxing champion Phumelela "The Truth" Cafu says he is ready to face fire from "some ...

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Shock as Cafu joins Nathan after failed world title eliminator bid

A series of events and a Daily Dispatch story about a failed world title eliminator convinced Duncan Village star ...

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BSA distances itself from ongoing boxing inactivity

Boxing SA distanced itself from the ongoing boxing blackout in the province, denying that some tournament applications ...

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Lifted US suspension clears Fuzile for Golden Gloves return

The failure of Azinga Fuzile to report for a medical check-up after his world title loss in New York three years ago ...

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Usyk set for Fury rematch in December

Undisputed heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk and British heavyweight Tyson Fury will meet on December 21 in ...

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Delight as Eastern Cape boxing funding saga resolved

The confusion over the awarding of provincial tournament dates to only two promoters in the last financial year has ...

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Masamba blames Sanabo for shattered Olympic dream

Crestfallen SA Olympic boxing hopeful John Masamba is at home watching the last leg of the ongoing Olympic ...

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Nqothole returns from Mexico crying robbery

Mthatha boxer Sikho Nqothole will arrive back in the country on Tuesday with a heavy heart after claiming he was ...