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January 27th 2015

The average punter is picking Tommy Oosthuizen to do a number on Ryno Liebenberg at Emperors Palace on March 14. But don’t tell that to Liebenberg. Confidence has never been in short supply from the West Rand banger, who said: “I’m lus for this rawl. I’ve got a lot to lose, but it’s a fight [&hellip

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January 22nd 2015

Cruiserweight hot property Kevin Lerena will make his international bow in March. Confirming the news on Thursday, promoter Rodney Berman explained that this was as a result of his recent negotiations with Sauerland Promotions. They have agreed to an exchange deal that is mutually beneficial with European fighters appearing on Golden Gloves shows and SA [&hellip

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January 22nd 2015

Thirty days out from their highly anticipated world middleweight championship, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Martin Murray have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required limits heading into their February 21 clash in Monte-Carlo. From his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California, Golovkin, the WBA/IBO and WBC “Interim” middleweight champion weighed in [&hellip

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January 21st 2015

True to form, Golden Gloves has put together a first class support act for the Tommy Oosthuizen-Ryno Liebenberg blockbuster at Emperors Palace on March 14. Sponsored by Chesa Nyama, the undercard will include three title fights. Apart from the Dowayne Combrink-Giovanni Bushby WBA Pan-Africa title fight, announced on Tuesday, there will be a Commonwealth lightweight [&hellip

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January 20th 2015

Middleweight contender Dowayne Combrink will have his first title crack in March with the WBA Pan-African middleweight belt on the line in a rematch against Giovanni Bushby at Emperors Palace. In December the pair waged an entertaining eight-rounder, narrowly won by Combrink Bushby (6-3-1) is trained by Vuyani Bungu and probably did enough to warrant [&hellip

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January 19th 2015

Rodney Berman has cranked up the pressure on Hekkie Budler ahead of next month’s WBA and IBO title defence against Jesus Silvestre in Monte Carlo

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January 15th 2015

Three weeks before his massive outing in Monte Carlo, world champion Hekkie Budler will put on a public exhibition of training in Johannesburg. Golden Gloves has invited the media and public to attend on January 29, with the open day taking place at Colin Nathan’s HotBox gym in Glenhazel, where Budler trains. Number one contender [&hellip

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January 14th 2015

If you are wondering how serious Tommy Oosthuizen is taking his fight against Ryno Liebenberg, consider the unusual fact that he was in the gym on Christmas day. By Oosthuizen’s standards, that is remarkable. His wayward lifestyle is well documented, but he insists he has put it all behind him as he pursues Ryno Liebenberg’s [&hellip

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January 14th 2015

The heavyweight division could be about to awake from its protracted slumber. This weekend two of the division’s most exciting fighters battle it out for the WBC heavyweight crown in a fight that has divided fans and media. Big-hitting American Deontay Wilder – 32 knockouts in 32 fights – faces Haiti’s Bermane Stiverne for Stiverne’s [&hellip

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January 13th 2015

Rising heavyweight prospect Hughie Lewis Fury aims to make up for recent inactivity with an impressive performance against Ukrainian puncher Andriy Rudenko on February 21 in Monte Carlo. Hughie, cousin of Tyson, has been sidelined since May due to illness, but is now back firing on all cylinders and ready for the biggest test of [&hellip

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