Latest news

October 30th 2014

Proving that Golden Gloves doesn’t just talk the talk, CEO Rodney Berman has pledged at least R20 000 to the family of female boxer Phindile Mwelase, who died after a recent fight. The money will be raised via Golden Gloves’ next promotion, “Top Guns”, taking place at Emperors Palace on November 15. Additionally, items will [&hellip

+ Read More
October 29th 2014

When you have the crowd roaring your name, as occurred in Monte Carlo on Saturday, you know you’re onto a good thing. This was the experience of Hekkie Budler on Saturday as he dug deep to defend his WBA and IBO minimumweight titles against rugged Xiong Zhao Zhong. It was a thrilling back-and-forth affair that [&hellip

+ Read More
October 27th 2014

In another major coup for Golden Gloves, Rodney Berman confirmed late on Saturday night he has scooped the rights for the fight between unbeaten WBA, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) of Kazakhstan will fight top-rated Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KOs) of the UK in Monte Carlo on February 21. [&hellip

+ Read More
October 26th 2014

It was a bitter-sweet night for two of South Africa’s boxing stars on Saturday night. Hekkie Budler survived a brutal knockdown before sweeping to victory against Xiong Zhao Zhong, while Ryno Liebenberg’s world came crumbling down as he fell to the murderous fists of Eleider Alvarez at the “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo. The [&hellip

+ Read More
October 24th 2014

World champion Hekkie Budler and stablemate Ryno Liebenberg both look in excellent shape ahead of tomorrow’s exciting “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo. Both passed their early-morning physical on Friday and easily made the weight at the official weigh-in presided over by HRH Prince Albert of Monaco. The same couldn’t be said for Budler’s opponent, [&hellip

+ Read More
October 23rd 2014

High-riding middleweight Martin Murray of the UK says he plans to “do a job” on Domenico Spada on Saturday, using the opportunity to demonstrate that he is one of the best middleweight fighters in the world. Murray was speaking at the media conference for Saturday night’s “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo where the eight [&hellip

+ Read More
October 21st 2014

Saturday’s “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo, promoted by Golden Gloves, will be broadcast in major territories across the world. This was announced by promoter Rodney Berman upon his arrival in the principality on Tuesday. In a major coup, a deal was agreed to have the Monte Carlo show broadcast on ESPN in the USA [&hellip

+ Read More
October 17th 2014

The response to the VVIP offer for the Chesa Nyama “Top Guns” tournament on November 15 was so positive that the “full up” signs have already gone up. The top-line experience includes ringside seats in plush comfort with a VIP guest, plus a tour of the changerooms, drinks and eats and a complementary photo with [&hellip

+ Read More
October 16th 2014

Older by 10 years and with three world title fights under his belt, former IBF bantamweight champion Stuart Hall is unequivocal about his clash with unbeaten American Randy Caballero (21-0, 13 KOs) for the vacant title in Monte Carlo next weekend. “I’m a man, he’s a boy. A man beats a boy every time.” The [&hellip

+ Read More
October 15th 2014

Champion fighters Hekkie Budler and Ryno Liebenberg fly out of SA to Monaco on Saturday. With the hopes of SA boxing fans on their shoulders, they were given an appropriate send-off by Golden Gloves and sponsors Chesa Nyama on Wednesday afternoon. Budler defends his WBA and IBO belts, not to mention his status as the [&hellip

+ Read More