Battered Rand shakes local boxing


The Rand might have been ripped to pieces by recent political events, but Golden Gloves’ Rodney Berman insists that South Africa’s fighters won’t be prejudiced.

For most tournaments, Berman trades in Dollars with international boxers, an ever-increasing calamity given the local currency’s dramatic freefall. This means Golden Gloves must shell out even more cash, made harder by the squeeze on the local economy.

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