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D-Day for Fuzile boxing protest

The Eastern Cape boxing fraternity is holding its collective breath and praying that a hearing at the IBF headquarters in the US goes in favour of Duncan Village star Azinga ...

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Tete proven fit, ready to rumble

Zolani Tete will finally get back into the ring after more than a year’s absence when he defends his WBO bantamweight title against John Riel ...

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Mcotheli retains SA junior welterweight title with one hand

Xolani Mcotheli retained his SA junior welterweight title using just one hand after his shoulder popped out in the fourth round of his bout against ...

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Damien Durandt plays underdog card for his charge

Boxing trainer Damien Durandt will be gunning for No 100 when his charge Marcus Lebogo challenges reigning SA junior welterweight champion Xolani Mcotheli at Mdantsane Indoor Centre on Sunday.
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Vuyani 'The Beast' Bungu declines to take glory ...

Accomplished retired world boxing champion Vuyani "The Beast" Bungu has modestly refused to take glory for his nomination to the International Hall of Fame.
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Tiger to end club’s lean spell

Xolani “Tiger” Mcotheli will shoulder the task of stemming the tide at Eyethu Boxing Club when he defends his SA ...

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Bandla insists he is happy to take on Kuse

Newly crowned SA mini-flyweight champion Sibusiso Bandla has no problem honouring a mandated title defence against ...

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We run the rule over a feast of boxing

This past weekend was arguably the most active in local boxing circles when two tournaments were held within a ...

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End of Fuzile’s world title aspirations

Duncan Village star Azinga Fuzile was brutally knocked out in eight rounds by Russian Shavkat Rakhimov in an IBF junior ...

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Bandla ends Magusha title reign

Xolisa Magusha’s perilous title reign finally came to an end when he was dethroned by Sibusiso Bandla, who claimed the ...

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Ngamntwini back to winning ways with highlight reel knockout

Former Duncan Village prospect Nhlanhla “24” Ngamntwini breathed massive life into his floundering career when he ...

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Chance to impress the world

This weekend will be a measure of how local boxing fares against the world when the country’s world title hopeful ...

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The pendulum could swing either way

This weekend will arguably be the most important in the calendar of local boxing when Azinga Fuzile proves if he is ...

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Boxing promoter Ayanda Matiti insists he's not threatened by rival event

Boxing promoter Ayanda Matiti is unfazed by talk that a tournament he is staging in East London on Saturday night could ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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