Tough Russian Igor Selivanov now stands in Rowan Campbell’s way of the IBO Youth belt after Campbell’s previous opponent, Andrii Velykovskiy of Ukraine, got cold feet. Continue reading
If nothing is quite what it seems in boxing, the latest turn of events will confirm this to be true. Continue reading
Lerato “Lights Out” Dlamini is a fighter known for his exquisite sense of timing, so he wasn’t going to let something as basic as a 16km run put him off a phone interview. Continue reading
While the lines of communication in SA boxing have always tended to be clear as mud, it appears that SA featherweight champion Azinga Fuzile has passed medical tests after concerns were raised about an undisclosed problem. Continue reading
While the IBF dilly-dally over Golden Gloves’ petition regarding Ryno Liebenberg’s controversial last fight, promoter Rodney Berman is going in another direction. Continue reading
He’s big, he can bang and he comes from a country that churns out superstars. Continue reading
Unbeaten cruiserweight Constantin Bejenaru, who upset Thabiso Mchunu last year, has been offered a two-fight deal by Golden Gloves. Continue reading
Hello, anyone home? Continue reading
It’s been a while since you sat down and chatted. There’s much to talk about. You’re obviously high on Kevin Lerena, who is well-placed among the top cruiserweights. He fights next in Azerbaijan. If he keeps winning, what is the long-term plan?
With the World Boxing Super Series, there will be one unified champion, but the caveat is Kevin holds the IBO belt. Some might sneeze at it, but the IBO has some great champions and is to be reckoned with. Come 2019, Kevin will be involved in possibly the biggest fight financial-wise a South African has ever been involved in. Continue reading
Having already garnered an enthusiastic following after just six fights, Rowan Campbell will take an important step in his fledgling career when he contests the IBO Youth title at Emperors Palace on June 23. Continue reading
Given Simpiwe Konkco’s popularity in the Eastern Cape, promoter Rodney Berman is trying to secure a title defence for the IBO minimumweight champion in the region. Continue reading
Almost predictably, Tommy Oosthuizen’s ambition to return to the ring has been put on ice. Continue reading
Having overcome a troublesome elbow injury, Thabiso Mchunu is hungry to fight again.
More importantly, he’s eager to get back on the winning wagon after disappointing in his last outing against unheralded Constantin Bejenaru in November. Continue reading