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Boxing SA intervenes in boxing tournament row

Boxing SA has confirmed that its Eastern Cape provincial manager Phakamile Jacobs will be in charge of the weigh-in and tournament of Xaba Promotions (XP) which takes place ...

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January ruling expected in Rakhimov hearing

After a veil of secrecy over the status of Duncan Village boxer Azinga Fuzile’s appeal, it has been revealed the matter will be finalised on ...

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How I lost to Casimero — Tete

Boxing fans are still in disbelief over East London hero Zolani Tete’s knockout defeat to Filipino Johnriel Casimero that saw him surrendering his ...

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Tete risks lone EC world title in UK

Eastern Cape’s lone world boxing champion Zolani Tete will risk his WBO bantamweight crown against Filipino Johnriel Casimero in a high-stakes bout at Arena Birmingham in the UK on Saturday. The fight will carry huge significance not only for Tete ...
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Nqothole banks on homecoming bout for ring ...

Although Sikho Nqothole’s homecoming bout in Mthatha on Saturday may have been overshadowed by the weight scandal of Tanzanian boxer Selamani Bengaiza, the clash will mark an important chapter in his career. Nqothole will be contending for the IBO ...
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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Vuyani 'The Beast' Bungu declines to take glory for US honour

Accomplished retired world boxing champion Vuyani "The Beast" Bungu has modestly refused to take glory for his ...

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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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