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November 27th 2014

Hekkie Budler, the WBA and IBO minimumweight champion, will defend his WBA title belt against mandatory contender Jesus Silvestre of Mexico on the undercard of fellow WBA champion Gennady Golovkin’s title defence against Martin Murray in Monte Carlo on February 21. The WBA ordered the rematch and rather than go to purse bids, Golden Gloves [&hellip

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November 25th 2014

These are exciting times for middleweight boxing prospect Dowayne Combrink. On Tuesday he wrote his final exam to qualify as a motor mechanic. And next week he tops a bill for the first time when he fights rugged Giovanni Bushby on the “Christmas Cracker” tournament at Emperors Palace. It took him four years of hard [&hellip

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November 24th 2014

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, boxing’s fastest rising  star, held a press conference on Saturday  in Astana, Kazakhstan as part of an international press tour leading up to his World Middleweight Championship against Martin Murray on February 21 in Monte Carlo. Golovkin was joined on the dais by his manager Oleg Hermann, as a very large turnout [&hellip

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November 21st 2014

South African boxing is screaming out for prospects. Early next month, on December 3, promoter Jeff Ellis, in association with Golden Gloves, hopes to unveil a couple on his “Christmas Cracker” bill at Emperors Palace. No fewer than three fighters will make their professional debuts, with all but one boxer having less than a dozen [&hellip

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November 19th 2014

With talk hotting up that a Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather jnr fight is in the works, anything but a Pacquiao win against unbeaten Chris Algieri in Macau this weekend would be a calamity. Pacman (56-5-2, 38 KOs) puts his WBO welterweight title on the line against the slick American, who outhustled tough Ruslan Provodnikov in April [&hellip

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