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Harold ’The Hammer’ Volbrecht. Stalwart of Boxing!

Harold Volbrecht’s association with Rodney Berman is well documented. Knowledge and commitment to the fight game cannot be disputed.

Let us go  as we go back in time. Harold Volbrecht 19 Times South African Welterweight Champion. Started with Rodney 42 years ago and still going strong, it doesn’t get much better than that.

 

Monday 7, November 1977

Film Trust Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Promoter New Springbok Boxing Enterprises

Harold Volbrecht     12 1 1     W PTS   12/12     Gert Craemer        21 10 1

South African (White) Welterweight Title

Charlie Weir     5 0 0     W TKO  2/8   Danny McAloon     27 11 0

Referee: Stanley Christodoulou

Sarel Stroebel    125¾     1 0 0    L KO   1/4      Alex Venter    122¾   1-2-0

Manny de Jesus    141     2 1 0       L PTS    4/4    Gerrie Koekemoer    140¾   0 3 0

Danie Erasmus  126     0 1 0       L PTS     4/4    Graham Jackson    124½   debut

Neels de Beer   160     debut    W PTS   4/4    Piet Basie Gouws    165½   debut

Gregory Schmidt    134¾     1 0 0    W TKO  1/?   Clemens Smith  137¼     0 1 0

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