Joubert out to do the double

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Warren Joubert, right, against Jason Bedeman.

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

Welterweight Super Four busy brewing

Image-1Given 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

Nomeva eyes Las Vegas lights

XNGolden 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