Golden Gloves has delivered again!
The promotions company announced this morning that former dual world champion Hekkie Budler will make his comeback against dangerous tyro Siyabonga Siyo. Continue reading
Local hard man Ryno Liebenberg may have lost his last outing in Sweden, a bloody, bruising 12-rounder against Erik Skoglund, but so impressed were the Europeans, they have asked him back again. Continue reading
Keith Thurman fights Shawn Porter this weekend and you aren’t likely to see a better welterweight bout in 2016.
The Americans are at the peak of their craft with a combined 52 wins in 53 fights, giving them first dabs at filling the void previously occupied by Floyd Mayweather jr and Manny Pacquiao. Continue reading
Four fights, four rematches!
Golden Gloves has ensured there will be additional needle with confirmation of four of the fights on the “Prospects at the Palace” bill at Emperors palace on the afternoon of July 24. Continue reading
Crowd-pleasing Warren Joubert will make the first defence of his South African junior-welterweight title against Lungisa Jikani in Soweto on Friday night.
The fight tops a Rainbow Promotions tournament that will be broadcast live on SS Select (ch 210, 7pm). Continue reading
Given the early success of the cruiserweight “Super Four”, promoter Rodney Berman is planning to put together a similar tournament for top welterweights.
Berman said that the idea had percolated for a while, but he was convinced to start putting things together after the recent opening round of the cruiserweight contests. Continue reading
SA welterweight champion Shaun Ness will make his first title defence against Ntuthuko Memela in the headliner of “Prospects at the Palace III” at Emperors Palace on July 24.
It’s a rematch of their thrilling fight in 2014 that went down to the wire and was ruled a draw. Continue reading
Golden Gloves has confirmed that Xolisani Ndongeni’s next fight will take place in Las Vegas in coming months.
His US debut will be on the popular ShoBox network and will open the IBO champion up to a vast new audience. A shortlist of challengers is being considered with an announcement shortly. Continue reading