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Boxing Mecca

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XBA rises above rivals to keep boxing alive

The Xaba Boxing Academy (XBA) has burst into the boxing scene and usurped control of the sport by organising big tournaments, while its peers are struggling to keep ...

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Fan favourite Tyirha makes long awaited ring return

One of the province’s most exciting fighters, Nhlanhla Tyirha, will finally make a ring return after seven months inactivity when he again takes on ...

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Tete soldiers on despite mother’s death

Not even the passing of his mother has deterred former two-time world champion Zolani Tete in his quest to recapture the gold after he revealed ...

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Cafu gives up on Chauke rematch, moves up a ...

The possibility of East London boxer Phumelela Cafu getting another shot at the SA flyweight title following his shortest title reign has evaporated after he announced that he would be moving up a division. Cafu holds the record for the shortest ...
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IBO rules against Baleni protest in world title ...

There will be no immediate rematch between Ayanda Ndulani and Siphamandla Baleni for their October controversial world title clash in East London. This after the International Boxing Organisation (IBO) ruled that Ndulani was the rightful winner ...
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African official credits EC influence for historic world boxing position

International Boxing Association (IBA) elections held in Turkey at the weekend might have been marred by controversy ...

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SA team’s woes worsen at Istanbul world championships

The SA amateur (now open boxing) women team's woes at the current world championships in Turkey continued after their ...

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Tete reunites with Warren, Mtya ahead of Wembley Arena title bout

Former two-time world boxing champion Zolani Tete has reunited with English promoter Frank Warren after signing a ...

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Talented Mvula returns under Bungu guidance

The Duncan Village star will face One of the more talented and skilful boxers ever produced in the Buffalo City region ...

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Nathan distances himself from drugs-tainted company

International boxing manager Colin Nathan has distanced himself and his boxers from controversial management company ...

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Ngebiyane camp threatens BSA after another stand-off

The raging war between Boxing SA and Komani-born boxer Sabelo Ngebiyane is far from over after the regulatory body ...

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Journeyman Ngantweni completes incredible title bout journey

The 41-year-old Mqanduli born boxer will clash against Mthatha-born, Johannesburg-based Bangile Nyangani in an ESPN ...

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East London boxer keeps fighting despite another near-tragedy

Makhanavu dropped a points decision in a fight she took on despite being ill when she vomited for hours shortly after ...

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Mboyiya bemoans denied knockout win in SA title bout

Mboyiya lost a controversial split decision to Munyai in their title clash in Middelburg, Mpumalanga last Friday.

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Mthatha derby looming in Baleni, Konkco clash

The all-Mthatha boxing battle might become a reality after Simpiwe Konkco accepted the challenge of homeboy ...

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How dark horse Ngxeke claimed SA title upset win

Mdantsane-based boxer Sandile Ngxeke staged a smash-and grab affair when he upset fancied Athenkosi Dumezweni by a ...

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Delight as boxing funding reinstated after seven-year struggle

Since the beginning of the efforts to reinstate the provincial boxing development funding, the role players have been ...

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Nontshinga to face Flores for vacant world title

Nontshinga was scheduled to challenge Felix Alvarado for the IBF junior flyweight title in us in December last year but ...

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Eastern Cape boxing official to conduct courses in Finland

Mofu will be one of the eight instructors appointed by International Boxing Association (IBA) — formerly AIBA — to ...

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Mboyiya vows to confront climate in SA title challenge

Most Eastern Cape boxers struggle in high attitude when fighting in Highveld areas with the latest to suffer that ...