40 Years With Golden Gloves

    Cassius Baloyi, a belt collector of note.
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    Cassius Baloyi, a belt collector of note.

    Cassius Baloyi from Malamulele, Limpopo was primarily a rangy boxer who used his jab and superb boxing skills to confound…
    Johnny du Plooy was Mr Excitement!
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    2 weeks ago

    Johnny du Plooy was Mr Excitement!

    It is hard to believe that it has been seven years since one of the most exciting fighters to appear…
    Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, a champion who did his ring name justice.
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    Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, a champion who did his ring name justice.

    Like the great Roberto Duran, Lehlohonolo Ledwaba was nicknamed “Hands of Stone.” When he clenches his fist for a photo,…
    Peter Mathebula made history in the City of Angels.
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    Peter Mathebula made history in the City of Angels.

    Peter “Terror” Mathebula may have passed away in January this year at the age of 67, but his place in…
    Arnold Taylor, the champion who produced a ring classic.
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    Arnold Taylor, the champion who produced a ring classic.

    Luck was never quite in the corner of Arnold Taylor. For starters, he was selected for the South African Olympic…
    Pierre Coetzer, the blood and guts warrior of SA heavyweights
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    Pierre Coetzer, the blood and guts warrior of SA heavyweights

    “Pierre the Lion Heart” proclaimed the headline in the Rapport the Sunday morning after Pierre Coetzer, bleeding around the eyes,…
    Jan Bergman
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    Jan Bergman

    Jan Bergman, the Toekomsrus Trailblazer with lightning in his fists. Toekomsrus has spawned its fair share of fighters but before…
    Vic Toweel and Mbulelo Botile
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    4 weeks ago

    Vic Toweel and Mbulelo Botile

    Vic Toweel and Mbulelo Botile: Who was the bantamweight boss? Vic Toweel holds several South African records, some which may…
    Petelo, Joyi and Budler: Tiny Titans of the Strawweights.
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    Petelo, Joyi and Budler: Tiny Titans of the Strawweights.

    Petelo, Joyi and Budler: Tiny Titans of the Strawweights. Strawweight, also known as minimumweight or mini flyweight, depending on the…

    Black Lives Matter

    Brian Mitchell IBHOF Induction Speech '09

    South African boxer Boyd Allen's overseas move on hold

      Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena

      Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena

      IBO Cruiserweight Champion of the World. Record: 24 Wins 1 Loss 0 Draw
      Rowan Campbell

      Rowan Campbell

      South African/IBO Africa Super Middleweight Champion. Record: 11 Wins 0 Loss 0 Draw
      Jabulani “AB” Makhense

      Jabulani “AB” Makhense

      WBA Pan African Jnr. Welterweight Champion Record: 9 Wins 0 Loss 0 Draw
      Boyd Allen

      Boyd Allen

      WBA Pan African Jnr. Middleweight Champion Record: 3 Win (3 by KO) 0 Loss 0 Draw
      Roarke “Razor” Knapp

      Roarke “Razor” Knapp

      Jnr. Middleweight Record: 9 Wins 0 Loss 1 Draw
      Keaton “The Hulk” Gomes

      Keaton “The Hulk” Gomes

      Cruiserweight Record: 6 Wins 1 Loss 0 Draw
      Ricardo Malajika

      Ricardo Malajika

      Jnr. Bantamweight Record: 3 Win (2 by KO) 0 Loss 0 Draw
      Caydon Truter

      Caydon Truter

      Jnr. Lightweight Record: 3 Wins 0 Loss 0 Draw
      Tristan Truter

      Tristan Truter

      ABU Africa Welterweight Champion Record: 8 Wins 0 Loss 1 Draw
      Katlego Khanyisa

      Katlego Khanyisa

      SA Amateur Champion Lightweight
        Pierre Coetzer TKO 2 Johnny du Plooy – 4 August 1990
        April 5, 2020

        Pierre Coetzer TKO 2 Johnny du Plooy – 4 August 1990

        South African heavyweight boxing’s most heated rivalry finally came to a head when Pierre Coetzer stepped into the ring at…
        Elijah Makhatini KO 8 Charlie Weir – 30 April 1979
        April 4, 2020

        Elijah Makhatini KO 8 Charlie Weir – 30 April 1979

        Victory was considered a mere formality for Charlie Weir when he stepped into the ring at the New Kingsmead Soccer…
        Charlie Weir KO 1 Bushy Bester – 29 August 1977
        April 3, 2020

        Charlie Weir KO 1 Bushy Bester – 29 August 1977

        It is only fitting that we begin the trip down memory lane with this fight, which took place on the…
        Harold Volbrecht vs Arthur Mayisela controversial bout… 14 June 1986
        March 24, 2020

        Harold Volbrecht vs Arthur Mayisela controversial bout… 14 June 1986

        In a sensational bout between welterweight champion Harold Volbrecht vs Arthur Mayisela an accidental clash of the heads in the…
        Vuyani Bungu vs Kennedy McKinney
        March 23, 2020

        Vuyani Bungu vs Kennedy McKinney

        Vuyani Bungu vs Kennedy McKinney 20 August 1994. No one world-wide gave Vuyani Bungu a chance of lifting the title…
        Golden Gloves – 37 years ago – 14 March 1983
        March 18, 2020

        Golden Gloves – 37 years ago – 14 March 1983

        As we take a look back – Pierre Coetzer was having his 2nd bout. Brian Baronet at 18-0-0 had his…
          IN MEMORIAM
          July 16, 2019

          IN MEMORIAM

          It is with much sadness that we mourn the death of REUBEN RASODI, a Golden Gloves stalwart who was the…
          Billy Lotter
          May 21, 2019

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