GGG and Chocolatito in running for ‘Best Fighter’


Gennady Golovkin dominating David Lemieux. Pic: Courtesy Rich Schultz/AP

Boxing superstar and unified middleweight world champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KOs) and consensus number one pound-for-pound fighter in the World, WBC flyweight world champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (45-0, 38 KOs) top the 2016 “Best Fighter” category for this year’s prestigious ESPY AWARDS, taking place in Los Angeles on July 13. Continue reading

Joubert out to do the double


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