Having been in something of a slumber in recent years, the once dormant cruiserweight division is hotting up. Continue reading
Never one to stand still, Rodney Berman is looking at a clutch of young fighters to take Golden Gloves into 2017 and beyond.
Having long spoken up the gifts of Thulani Mbenge, Berman’s outlook was confirmed at last week’s Emperors Palace tournament where the welterweight shone brightest against Eric Kapia Mukadi. Continue reading
Already touted as a hot prospect, Thulani Mbenge last night duly won his first title with a crushing fourth-round win over unbeaten Eric Kapia Mukadi at Emperors Palace. Continue reading
The first local boxing extravaganza of 2017, “Thunder and Lightning” at Emperors Palace, will be launched in Johannesburg next week. Continue reading
Johnny Muller has been matched seriously tough in his past three fights and gets a chance to work his way back into the win column at Emperors Palace on Thursday. Continue reading
It’s never a good idea to disregard Harold Volbrecht, so when the former welterweight champion says to look out for Eric Kapia Mukadi, listen up. Continue reading
Enrico Koelling has been instructed to start preparing for his rematch with Ryno Liebenberg, tentatively scheduled for Emperors Palace on February 4.
“We’re putting plans into place, but it’s almost certainly going to happen,” said Rodney Berman, who must iron out a few minor details with German counterpart Nisse Sauerland. Continue reading
Mission Top 10.
That’s Rodney Berman’s aim when he attends the World Boxing Council’s annual convention in Miami in early December. Continue reading
Despite a tough economy and ever-challenging conditions in local boxing, Rodney Berman is able to reflect on a year of growth and terrific fights.
With a mix of high-end shows and development tournaments, Golden Gloves produced the goods for a variety of fans, always with the aim of delivering outstanding fights. Continue reading