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May 25th 2015

Golden Gloves’ run-up to year’s end is choc-o-bloc with top-line tournaments, most of which will be broadcast live on SuperSport. Unveiling the company’s long-term line-up on Monday, CEO Rodney Berman was bullish about the state of boxing, notwithstanding the less than impressive state of Boxing SA. The action starts next weekend (June 6) with “D-Day [&hellip

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May 22nd 2015

While negotiations are at an advanced stage to secure IBO champion Tommy Oosthuizen a unification fight against WBC champion Adonis Stevenson, Rodney Berman is already ploughing ahead with plans to book a training camp in the US. The promoter has contacted Abel Sanchez, trainer of middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, about using The Summit Gym in [&hellip

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May 21st 2015

New Zealand’s Robert Berridge has ditched plans to train in Vietnam, preferring to stay at home for his IBO championship fight against Tommy Oosthuizen. He is nonetheless determined to upset the unbeaten South African, who himself has a big-money fight down the track with WBC champion Adonis Stevenson. Beating Berridge is thus non-negotiable, although the [&hellip

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May 20th 2015

Cyril Lehong I was in the gym on Monday when I saw somebody wearing a “Mayweather-Maidana” shirt. I decided to be that annoying character who talks to strangers while they are trying to exercise. I could not help it as I saw a boxing fan. We talked about recent fights and I asked him about [&hellip

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May 20th 2015

By most accounts, Xolisani Ndongeni is the best boxer seen by least South Africans. That will change on Wednesday when the SA lightweight champion will be unveiled to the media and public for the first time at HotBox Gym’s open day, at noon. The open days have become a popular staple as fighters put on [&hellip

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