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Talk of Tete world title defence in EL

Zolani Tete is planning to bring his world title defence bout home to East London after his promoter won the purse bids in the US at the weekend.

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Irked Matiti steadfast about Sigqibo jumping ship

Once again, Xaba Promotions have lost a prized asset after WBO Intercontinental junior-bantamweight champion Yanga Sigqibo defected to Rumble Africa ...

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Boxing coup for East London

In what will rate as the biggest boxing achievement by a local promoter, Rumble Africa Promotions (RAP) has announced it will organise an IBF world ...

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Joyi title fight ends in wresting match

The highly anticipated fight that was a major attraction in the Mandela boxing tournament turned into a wrestling match, leaving fans dissatisfied by the outcome.
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Joyi to show he’s still hit

Former world champion and Mdantsane veteran Nkosinathi “Mabere” Joyi is confident of repeating Manny Pacquiao’s feat by beating a boxer 10 years his junior.
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The ring warriors do it for Madiba

The eyes of the national boxing fraternity will again be fixed on East London this weekend when the city hosts two ...

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Thulani puts belt on the line in Germany

One of only two world champions from Mdantsane Thulani Mbenge will defend his IBO welterweight title in Germany on ...

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Top promoters in tug-o-war over SA champ

Another court battle is looming between two top East London promoters over the services of SA champion Ntlantla Tyirha.

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Komanisi’s loss sparks pandemonium

Pandemonium broke out at the Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre ring after crowd favourite Lusanda Komanisi was declared ...

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Victorious Mboyiya returns with a big punch

Former two-time SA champion Aphiwe Mboyiya shrugged off a two-year lay off due to a doping ban by hammering out a ...

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Action galore at Orient boxing tournament

The legal action to interdict the main bout in the Last Born Promotions (LBP) tournament failed to dampen the spirits ...

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A boxing event not to be missed

One would have been forgiven for mistaking the Last Born Promotions (LBP) boxing premedical at Mdantsane gymnasium on ...

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Easy title win revives Baleni’s career

Siphamandla Baleni breathed massive life to his floundering career when he outscored Ayanda Ndulani to lift the vacant ...

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Veteran Eastern Cape boxer Ali 'Rush Hour' Funeka retires from boxing

Veteran Eastern Cape boxer Ali "Rush Hour" Funeka has finally retired from boxing.

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Joyi defeats rookie to retain title

Once again a highly-touted prospect fell flat at the hands of a veteran when rookie Ntlantla Tyirha lost to experienced ...

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Injury blow forces Zolani Tete out of eagerly anticipated World Boxing Super Series

Zolani "Last Born" Tete has pulled out of the bantamweight World Boxing Super Series due to a shoulder injury‚ his ...

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Tete’s camp in eye of storm

The camp of world boxing champion Zolani Tete has been rocked by internal rift ahead of the boxer’s biggest fight in US ...

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Fuzile defends successfully IBF title in PE

Azinga Fuzile proved his world class credentials when he successfully defended his IBF Intercontinental junior ...

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Azinga Fuzile cruises to lopsided win over Mexican Romulo Koasicha

Azinga “Golden Boy” Fuzile cruised to a lopsided points win over Romulo Koasicha in his first defence of the IBF ...

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Zolani to unleash fists of fury in US

One of the country’s biggest sporting moments will begin on Saturday when reigning world boxing champion Zolani Tete ...

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