Now into his ninth year as a pro boxer, Hekkie Budler has learned to accept many of the truths of the fight game.
One of them is that winning and losing are immutable facts. He may have run up a 12-fight winning streak, but his last fight is a blot on his record for he lost a 12-round decision to Byron Rojas. It wasn’t the end of his world, but it brought his sharp rise to a shuddering halt. Continue reading