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January 30th 2015

He made his name in America, but he was forever the South African boykie from Muizenberg. On Thursday, when Cedric Kushner died aged 66, it brought the curtain down on one of the most colourful and charismatic figures in world boxing. At his peak as a promoter in the early 1990s, Kushner was a large [&hellip

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January 29th 2015

Hekkie Budler and Martin Murray are fighting fit ahead of next month’s big showdowns in Monte Carlo. The pair were on hand for a Golden Gloves media open day at the HotBox gym, which was flooded by media and members of the public. Budler defends his WBA and IBO titles against number one contender Jesus [&hellip

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January 27th 2015

The average punter is picking Tommy Oosthuizen to do a number on Ryno Liebenberg at Emperors Palace on March 14. But don’t tell that to Liebenberg. Confidence has never been in short supply from the West Rand banger, who said: “I’m lus for this rawl. I’ve got a lot to lose, but it’s a fight [&hellip

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January 22nd 2015

Cruiserweight hot property Kevin Lerena will make his international bow in March. Confirming the news on Thursday, promoter Rodney Berman explained that this was as a result of his recent negotiations with Sauerland Promotions. They have agreed to an exchange deal that is mutually beneficial with European fighters appearing on Golden Gloves shows and SA [&hellip

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January 22nd 2015

Thirty days out from their highly anticipated world middleweight championship, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Martin Murray have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required limits heading into their February 21 clash in Monte-Carlo. From his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California, Golovkin, the WBA/IBO and WBC “Interim” middleweight champion weighed in [&hellip

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