DUNCAN Village boxer Simpiwe Vetyeka is going to today’s world title unification clash against Indonesian Chris John with a psychological edge having rattled the long reigning champion at their weigh-in ceremony at Metro City, Perth, yesterday.
EAST London airport arrival hall was turned into a mini rally as a crowd wielding placards chanted pro-Zolani Tete songs long before the fighter arrived home yesterday.
BOXING SA has entered the contractual saga involving Duncan Village boxer Simpiwe Vetyeka and SA-born Australian boxer turned manager Lovemore Ndou.
THE camp of Duncan Village fighter Simpiwe Vetyeka was still stuck in Australia yesterday not knowing if his WBA-IBO featherweight unification clash against Indonesian Chris John will go ahead as scheduled on Friday.
MDANTSANE boxer Zolani Tete scored the biggest win of his professional career when he stopped highly touted Mexican superstar Juan Carlos Sanchez in 10 rounds to earn the right to challenge for the IBF world junior bantamweight title.
BOXING SA Eastern Cape manager Phakamile Jacobs has issued a strong warning to female boxers fighting in an all-women tournament in Mdantsane tomorrow to bring authentic results of their pregnancy tests or face being kicked out of the show.
DESPITE leaving for Mexico with a ‘thin’ technical team Zolani Tete is confident of returning home triumphant when he takes on Mexican Juan Carlos Sanchez at Auditorio del Estado, Mexicali, Baja California.
IN A surprising twist Mdantsane southpaw Nkosinathi “Mabere” Joyi has decided to bypass the opportunity to challenge for the more credible IBF junior flyweight crown in favour of the IBO title.