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Boxing Mecca

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Historic occasion as Nkomonye launches Eastern Cape boxing belt

A historic occasion played out at the East London International Convention Centre on Friday when belts for the Eastern Cape titles were officially unveiled by the ...

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Rousing send-off for Tete ahead of UK bout

Scores of people and a multitude of speakers took turns to wish Zolani Tete well at his send-off in Mdantsane on Wednesday ahead of his title fight ...

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Fuzile makes ring return in lightweight debut

SA golden boxer Azinga Fuzile will finally return to the ring after his failed bid to win a world title last November when he takes on Ghanian tough ...

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Special boxing event herald’s new dawn

A unique boxing tournament will play out on Saturday when Boxing SA introduces several changes including having the ring announcer introduce the boxers using Xhosa language.
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BSA cracks down on errant officials

Boxing SA moved to crack down on two of its licensees by suspending trainer Michael Sidiane and promoter Tshele Kometsi in a move described as the first of strides to discipline its stakeholders.
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Zbashy to mark ring return with Youth Day tournament

After more than three years in wilderness, Zbashy Promotions are returning with a bang as they stage the ...

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Odds favour Thysse in Knapp rematch

Brandon Thysse and Roarke Knapp meet in their long-awaited rematch at Emperors Palace near Kempton Park on Saturday ...

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Eastern Cape boxing mourns ‘Little Tyson’

The Eastern Cape boxing fraternity is mourning the passing of Peddie-born Zolani Makhubalo, who died last Sunday, aged ...

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Noni Tenge stripped of WBF super welterweight title

Nelson Mandela Bay pro boxer Noni “She Bee Stingin” Tenge has been stripped of her World Boxing Federation super ...

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Komanisi, Munyai clash pushed to September amid interim bouts

The highly anticipated clash between Mdantsane’s Lusanda Komanisi and Tshifiwa Munyai of Limpopo will take a while to ...

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Trainer in hot water after punching boxer in ring

  Boxing SA has promised to deal with the unbecoming behaviour of trainer Michael Sidiane after he assaulted his ...

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Tyirha continues his world title march with Filipino win

Fan favourite Nhlanhla Tyirha continued his march towards a world title shot after eking out a workmanlike points ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Cafu gives up on Chauke rematch, moves up a division

The possibility of East London boxer Phumelela Cafu getting another shot at the SA flyweight title following his ...

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IBO rules against Baleni protest in world title loss

There will be no immediate rematch between Ayanda Ndulani and Siphamandla Baleni for their October controversial ...

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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 ...