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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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September 12th 2014

World-rated middleweight Martin Murray began sparring on Friday in anticipation of his October 25 showdown against perennial contender Domenico Spada on the Golden Gloves “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo. Murray, rated number one by the WBC and number threeby the IBF, is engaged in a 10-week training camp under the guidance of trainer Oliver [&hellip

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September 11th 2014

Floyd Mayweather jnr doesn’t make the same mistake twice. In his first fight with Marcos Maidana earlier this year, the unbeaten superstar was caught off guard by the Argentine’s wild, unorthodox approach that made for an intriguing contest. For their rematch this weekend, predictably titled “Mayhem”, he will know precisely what to expect and how [&hellip

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September 10th 2014

If Ryno Liebenberg plays his cards right, he could be sitting very pretty come late October. This is because the scalp of Eleider Alvarez, the Colombian warrior, could be very valuable indeed. The pair fight on the “Title Tornado” card in Monte Carlo on October 25. Apart from a win providing a short cut to [&hellip

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September 9th 2014

If England is in the middle of an upsurge in boxing interest, due mainly to the quality of local matchups being made, South Africa could experience the same – if the fights can get signed. Promoter Rodney Berman is determined to make them happen and agrees that there are at least four domestic dust-ups that [&hellip

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September 8th 2014

Colin Nathan, manager-trainer of Ryno Liebenberg, has no issue going into their next fight as the underdog. “We love upsetting the odds,” said Nathan ahead of the third week of their fight camp for “Title Tornado” in Monte Carlo on October 25. Liebenberg, the WBC Silver champion, fights Eleider Alvarez of Colombia in a thrilling [&hellip

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September 1st 2014

The fans might thirst for knockouts and fast finishes, but Kevin Lerena’s trainer and promoter are quite happy with his development. The unbeaten cruiserweight is just 22 and the prevailing wisdom is that he learns as much as he can while getting valuable rounds under his belt. Later this month he fights Gogita Gorgiladze, a [&hellip

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August 29th 2014

Not only does manager-trainer Harold Volbrecht welcome a fight between Tommy Oosthuizen and Ryno Liebenberg, he believes it might be the boost needed for South African boxing. Volbrecht, who looks after the unbeaten Oosthuizen, says that both fighters have their supporters, who would come in droves to see who would establish local bragging rights. “It’s [&hellip

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August 28th 2014

The following piece originally appeared on boxing blog “Jab to the Body” by Henry Martin: Rodney Berman of Golden Gloves Promotions has steadily been working his way onto the global boxing scene in recent times. He has successfully secured fights all across the globe, expanded the industry to Monaco, and has most recently signed former [&hellip

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August 26th 2014

Hall of Famer Oscar De La Hoya could be ringside for Golden Gloves’ “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo on October 25. Promoter Rodney Berman has invited the multiple former world champion by virtue of Golden Boy fighter Randy Caballero challenging Stuart Hall for the IBF bantamweight title on the card. “Caballero is one of the [&hellip

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