‘Two Guns’ Lerena primed to explode

Kevin Lerena and trainer Peter Smith add the finishing touches ahead of Emperors Explosion on Saturday.

Four days out from his IBO championship fight and Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena couldn’t be more focused, or confident. The high-riding cruiserweight faces the biggest test of his pro career when he fights Youri Kalenga at Emperors Palace on Saturday. We asked him the key questions: Continue reading

Plucky Lucky falls short

SA champion Phila Mpontshane rips a shot to the body of Lucky Monyebane during their entertaining contest at the Portuguese Hall on Sunday. Pic: N-SQUARED

Despite a valiant effort, Lucky Monyebane fell short in his attempt to win the SA junior-lightweight title from Phila Mpontshane at the Portuguese Hall in Johannesburg on Sunday. Continue reading