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Ngxaka roped in to take over Kuse’s SA belt

Siyakholwa Kuse’s imminent renouncement of his SA mini-flyweight title has prompted his management to rope prospect Mthokozisi Ngxaka into its training camp. Ngxaka, from ...

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KayB Promotions back with a bang in tournament featuring Fuzile

KayB Promotions have promised yet another bumper boxing show on August 25, aiming to surpass their debut tournament which took the sport by storm ...

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Dingaan Thobela’s legacy to be kept alive

Two deserving applicants for the Dingaan Thobela Bursary will be announced in September, Rodney Berman has announced.

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BSA, promoters headed for fierce legal battle

A legal showdown is looming between Boxing SA and the National Professional Boxing Promoters’ Association (NPBPA) after the regulator declared its intention to defend the promoters’ decision to continue its court challenge against the board.
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Spate of beachfront robberies rocks East London ...

A spate of attacks on boxers running along the East London beachfront has the local boxing fraternity reeling in shock after yet another fighter was forced to withdraw from an SA title challenge due to mugging. Duncan Village’s Siphesihle Sityo ...
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Amateur star finally makes pro debut

Standout amateur fighter Sinovuyo Mthintelwa’s wait to make his professional debut will finally come to an end on ...

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Tyirha returns to ring to tackle personal demons

Former SA junior-flyweight champion and world contender Nhlanhla Tyirha will take a big step towards his ...

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Kevin Lerena to challenge WBC bridgerweight champion Lawrence Okolie

Boxing warrior Kevin "Two Guns" Lerena will be involved in a history-making bout when he challenges World Boxing ...

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New women’s boxing body promises to bridge historic gap

SA women’s boxing is set to be revolutionised after the Boxing SA board appointed Qonce-born Nande Mheshe to lead ...

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BSA board delighted with McKenzie meeting

Boxing SA’s board was encouraged by the endorsement received from new sports minister Gayton McKenzie after meeting ...

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Makepula promises to punch boxing back into shape

Former multiple world boxing champion Masibulele “Hawk” Makepula described his appointment as a member of the Boxing ...

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Thysse, Makondo eye vacant middleweight title

Shervantaigh "SK" Koopman has relinquished his South African junior-middleweight boxing title just after two successful ...

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Remembering 'fight of the century': how boxing helped fight racism

Too little recognition is given to the sport of boxing yet a number of yesteryear boxers such as Muhammad Ali, Mpush ...

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Fuzile’s deal with Berman scuppered, boxer removed from GGP show

The return of East London boxing golden boy Azinga Fuzile to Rodney Berman’s Golden Gloves Promotion (GGP) was ...

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Edwards lurks in background for Nontshinga title

IBF junior-flyweight champion Sivenathi Nontshinga might be scheduled to defend his crown against another opponent, but ...

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Nxayiphi vows to secure SA belt for his club

The SA flyweight belt has become an easy target since veteran Jackson Chauke vacated it after winning a world title, ...

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Returning boxing promoter delighted with public support

The scores of boxing spectators who crammed into the Orient Theatre in East London on Sunday convinced Xaba Promotions ...

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‘Future bright’ for Bonita van Jaarsveld after earning respect in German bout

South African lightweight boxing champion Bonita van Jaarsveld's journey to Germany last weekend ended in a points loss ...

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Sigqibo finally gets world title shot

East London boxing trainer Thembani Gopheni will become the first mentor to have two world champions in his stable if ...

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Exciting young boxing trio back in action in Youth Month show

Some call them the “Troublesome Threesome”, while others prefer naming them “spring chickens”. But there is no ...