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September 3rd 2015

Three of South Africa’s most prominent boxers feature on an entertaining international tournament in East London on Friday evening (live SS 9 from 7pm). Promoter Andile Sidinile has enticed two former world champions, both of whom hail from the boxing-rich province, plus hot prospect Xolisani Ndongeni, for one of 2015’s best fight cards. Topping the [&hellip

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September 2nd 2015

Ireland has known some great boxers in its time. Men like Steve Collins, Barry McGuigan, Tom Sharkey, Billy Conn and John L Sullivan enjoy a place in boxing lore, loved and admired for their skill and fighting spirit. The tradition is strong and hearty. If SA promoter Rodney Berman has his way, we’ll soon be [&hellip

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September 2nd 2015

It’s on! African Ring, in association with Golden Gloves, has signed the rematch between Kevin Lerena and Johnny Muller, which will take place at Emperors Palace in early December. The two fought a rousing battle last November with Muller inflicting a first defeat on his local rival at cruiserweight. Both have had contrasting fortunes since. [&hellip

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September 1st 2015

If you’re going to have a South African super fight, it’s probably just as well you secure a top referee. Indeed, Hall of Fame official Stan Christodoulou will be the man in the middle when Hekkie Budler and Simphiwe Khonco battle for the WBA and IBO minimumweight belts at Emperors Palace later this month. It [&hellip

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August 31st 2015

Johnny Muller might have nowhere to go after being pulverised by Oleksandr Usyk in Ukraine at the weekend. This was the blunt assessment by promoter Rodney Berman, who had cautioned against the fight. He suspected it would be an uphill battle for Muller, and so it proved as he was stopped in the third round [&hellip

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August 28th 2015

Two of the most explosive featherweight boxers in the world clash in a title bout that will be broadcast live on SuperSport on Sunday. Abner Mares, who has won world titles in three divisions, and Leo Santa Cruz, a two-time champion who is undefeated after 31 professional fights, meet in Los Angeles on Saturday night. [&hellip

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August 28th 2015

Jasper Seroka and Koos Sibiya can teach young boxers a trick or two when they clash in a rematch in East London on Sunday. The two veterans are expected to show off the better side of SA boxing to SuperSport viewers and spectators who attend the tournament at East London’s Orient Theatre. Live coverage of [&hellip

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August 27th 2015

Responding to the pleas of a host of young, aspirant boxers, African Ring, in conjunction with Golden Gloves, will be hosting an exciting 10-bout tournament on October 4. “Prospects at the Palace” is designed to showcase some of the sport’s rising stars, who will surely revel in the environment of a big casino venue on [&hellip

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August 26th 2015

Golden Gloves is experiencing a halcyon period with a number of big fights lined up. Here, CEO RODNEY BERMAN gives his lowdown on the local and international boxing scene. It’s an interesting, busy time for Golden Gloves. You have boxers fighting overseas, there’s a local tournament around the corner and Monte Carlo is a short [&hellip

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August 25th 2015

As the Rand continues its frightening freefall against major currencies, Golden Gloves has moved fast to stem the pain. Promoter Rodney Berman has contacted US promoter Art Pelullo, an old friend, and worked out an agreement to work with three top prospects: Roman Zhailauov, Paul Kamanga and Xolisani Ndongeni. “Without being ostriches, there is no [&hellip

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