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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

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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

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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

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October 15th 2014

For any boxing fan Gennady Golovkin is must-see television. The WBA middleweight champion is the biggest puncher in world boxing and also the most exciting. In his California debut on Saturday, he goes for his 18th straight knockout against another banger in Marco Antonio Rubio in a bout to be broadcast exclusively live on SuperSport [&hellip

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October 13th 2014

Beating highly-rated Martin Murray will be a short cut to a world title shot, believes Domenico Spada, who challenges for Murray’s WBC Silver middleweight belt in Monte Carlo next weekend. Ranked number seven by the WBC, Spada (39-5, 19 KOs) has been a perpetual contender in recent years and needs a breakthrough win to force [&hellip

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October 13th 2014

All roads lead to Emperors Palace on November 15, but one at least will be carpeted in red. For the first time in SA boxing, a VVIP section will be made available to an exclusive few – 20 to be precise – for the Chesa Nyama “Top Guns” tournament.

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October 9th 2014

When former world minimumweight champion Xiong Zhao Zhong challenges WBA and IBO champion Hekkie Budler in Monte Carlo on October 25, expectations are that 300 million Chinese will tune in to watch his title effort. This is according to his manager Liu Gang, who says that Zhong’s status as China’s first ever professional world boxing [&hellip

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October 9th 2014

The return of an unbeaten world champion and a potentially explosive fight for local bragging rights. These are the themes that underline the Chesa Nyama “Top Guns” tournament, announced at Emperors Palace on Thursday afternoon. Promoter Rodney Berman confirmed the line-up for November 15, with former world champion Tommy Oosthuizen (22-0-2, 13 KOs) headlining against [&hellip

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October 8th 2014

World championship boxing mid-week is a rare thing, but early Thursday morning (Wednesday night, US time), IBF middleweight champion Sam Soliman will make his first title defence against former champion Jermain Taylor in Mississippi. The tournament will be broadcast live on SuperSport 7 from 3am. Soliman is a 17-year veteran of professional boxing who finally [&hellip

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October 7th 2014

The way Colin Nathan tells it, former amateur star Percy “No Mercy” Mkhize could be the next big thing in SA boxing. We may get to see for ourselves this weekend when the highly-touted flyweight makes his professional debut on Reuben Rasodi’s “Strong Man VI” tournament at Orlando Community Hall in Soweto (from 2pm). Sponsored [&hellip

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