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Knockout specialist Okolo hopes to defend title soon

The diminutive mini-flyweight fighter, who sees himself as a “bit of a knockout specialist”, lived up to that billing at Nangoza Jebe Hall when he stopped Phumlani Maloni in ...

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Sigqibo boxing split row deepens

Sigqibo, who commands top five rating by the WBO, left manager Lonky Witbooi and his father Spokes who, acted as his trainer.

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Former SA boxing champ dies after battle with Covid-19

Former SA super-middleweight champion Andre Thysse‚ who was never knocked down in his 10 years as a professional boxer‚ died at the age of 52 on ...

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Mbenge in the frame for future WBC title fight

The WBC has rewarded Mbenge with the No 11 rating in the welterweight division. This comes after Mbenge reclaimed the SA title and added the WBA Pan African belt to his accolades.
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Mdantsane boxer tells of lucky escape after car ...

Just hours after landing in Johannesburg on Sunday after a successful boxing fight in East London the day before, Mdantsane-born Lusanda “Mexican” Komanisi had a near-death experience when a car he was travelling in was pelted with stones and ...
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Mdantsane boxers face vital bouts

The careers of two Mdantsane boxers, Siyakholwa Kuse and Lusanda Komanisi, will be on the cliff edge when they return ...

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Witbooi joins Kuse camp ahead of SA title bout

SA mini-flyweight champion Siyakholwa Kuse made a dramatic introduction of his new technical team at the premedical ...

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Nyangani ready for SA title this time, says trainer

Alan Toweel believes his charge Bangile Nyangani was not ready when he was matched for the South African title in only ...

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Shock as former world champ Ledwaba succumbs to Covid-19

One of South Africa’s most talented fighters, Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, who won a South African title and world titles in ...

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Gqeberha’s Magwaza to put his Africa title on the line

The fight on its own is just a dream come true and a blessing to me because I will be in the ring to fight my role ...

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‘Selfish’ weigh-ins a health hazard, warns Ndongeni

Boxing SA must move with the times and conduct private weigh-ins early in the morning to allow boxers enough time to ...

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Lamati survives late rally to win world title

In one of the finest fights ever seen in a SA boxing ring, Mdantsane's Ludumo Lamati pulled off a stunning win over ...

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Ndongeni may be scared of another Dlomo beating

Contender No 3 for the SA junior welterweight title Xolisani Ndongeni says he is not interested in challenging for the ...

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BSA boss pleads for boxing revival plan

Addressing boxing licensees in East London recently as part of the national roadshow, Jack encouraged stakeholders to ...

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Lamati not distracted by likely Tete fight as he guns for world title

Lamati will make his Golden Gloves Promotions (GGP) debut when he contests the vacant IBO junior featherweight title ...

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Why I lost my title — Joyi

Joyi was dropped three times by Ndulani before being knocked out in four rounds in the clash at East London ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...