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September 30th 2014

Malcolm Klassen provided the precision and Kevin Lerena added the power to two explosive headline acts on the Chesa Nyama “Palace Storm” tournament card at Emperors Palace on Monday evening. Despite having been out of action for 13 months, the former two-time world champion was sharp and slick as he dismantled the challenge of Justin [&hellip

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September 29th 2014

Tonight’s Chesa Nyama “Palace Storm” tournament at Emperors Palace could have a fascinating outcome for three of the main contestants. In the first instance, unbeaten cruiserweight Kevin Lerena is in line for a major local showing in November, with a possibility of fighting in Monte Carlo thereafter. In the other instance, Malcolm Klassen and Ashley [&hellip

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September 26th 2014

By his own admission, unbeaten light-heavyweight Ryno “The Lion” Liebenberg has a big mouth. The WBC #4, IBF #8 and WBO #15 says that the difference between him and many other fighters is that he backs up his boasts with his boxing. “I’ll fight King Kong, Mike Tyson, whoever. You can say I have a [&hellip

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September 25th 2014

There’s an appropriate narrative that runs through Kevin Lerena’s appearance on the Chesa Nyama “Palace Storm” fight card at Emperors Palace on Monday. Lerena’s trainer, Sean Smith, is the son of former world-ranked light-heavyweight Kosie Smith, who is being honoured at the Golden Gloves event. The former South African champion is forever remembered for his [&hellip

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September 23rd 2014

He’s the most explosive fighter in the world and he could be ringside at Emperors Palace come November 15. WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, who has the highest KO rate in middleweight history, has been invited by Golden Gloves boss Rodney Berman to the Chesa Nyama “Top Guns” tournament on November 15. The [&hellip

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September 22nd 2014

The next month is shaping to be vital for Golden Gloves and its stable of fighters. With the next tournament exactly a week away – the Chesa Nyama “Palace Storm” show at Emperors Palace on Monday – focus will shift to the United Kingdom before the week is out. That’s because a major announcement will [&hellip

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September 19th 2014

Following the success of the first Chesa Nyama/Golden Gloves roadshow, the second takes place at Southgate from midday on Saturday. Top fighters like Ryno Liebenberg, Ashley Dlamini and Kevin Lerena were on hand last time, skipping, hitting the pads and engaging with fans at Westgate. A skipping challenge will be a central part of Saturday’s [&hellip

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September 18th 2014

Courtesy Tom McQueen (BoxRec News) When the news came through a few months ago that Martin Murray had signed a long term promotional deal with South African outfit Golden Gloves, headed up by Rodney Berman, Iike many other UK fans, I was curious. I hadn’t heard much of the company before, only the bits and pieces of coming from [&hellip

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September 18th 2014

Unbeaten bantamweight Randy “El Matador” Caballero steps out of the shadows next month when he fights former champion Stuart Hall for the IBF championship on the Golden Gloves “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo on October 25. Just 23, the American (21-0, 13 KOs) has already stepped into dangerous territory, having stunned Kohei Oba in [&hellip

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September 15th 2014

Give it up for Cyborg, Pierre, Dilo, Johnny and Basement Boy. In boxing parlance, these are the tough guys, the stayers, the entertainers . . . the blokes who make it happen. On this site anyway. Yes, the jury has met and deliberated and decided that these five fans are worthy of reward. As per [&hellip

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