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April 1st 2015

They call Adonis Stevenson “Superman” not because he flies off buildings or wears a cape, but because he has kryptonite in his fists and uses them to put opponents to sleep. This weekend, the Canada-based Haitian puts his WBC light-heavyweight title on the line against former super-middleweight champion Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika. The championship card [&hellip

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April 1st 2015

Very happy birthday to champion boxing fan Pierre Burger. Pierre keeps us sharp here on the Golden Gloves website, always offering witticisms and insight. To help celebrate, Golden Gloves is delighted to award him three tickets to the next show at Emperors Palace on June 6. Please contact Shona (shona@mweb.co.za) to make arrangements

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March 31st 2015

As if on cue, Golden Gloves has lifted the lid on its latest super show at Emperors Palace – and it’s a good one. On June 6, Tommy Oosthuizen will return to his favourite stomping ground to defend his IBO light-heavyweight belt against former WBA title challenger Roberto Bolonti of Argentina. The 39-fight veteran has [&hellip

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March 30th 2015

No-one ever said boxing was fair. This is what Grant Fourie found to his cost last week when Boxing South Africa stepped in and nixed his challenge for the SA junior-welterweight title against Warren Joubert. This was on account of having come off a defeat, losing to Vusumzi Bokolo last year. Instead, Warren Joubert will [&hellip

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March 26th 2015

Hekkie Budler’s long-awaited unification fight looks like a done deal! The WBA and IBO minimumweight champion has played a waiting game with IBF titleholder Katsunari Takayama (28-7), but finally the Japanese has agreed to a November date. It promises to be a massive showdown for Budler, the division’s number one, who has chased Takayama down [&hellip

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