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It’s Showtime for Women’s Boxing

By | 2016-12-12T08:00:14+00:00 August 23rd, 2012|Boxing, Contact Sport, Newsroom|

SA's only female boxing promoter, Mbali Zantsi of Showtime Boxing Promotion, will host the all women boxing tournament “Power to the Women”, with the City of Ekurhuleni at the Brakpan Indoor Sports Centre on Saturday, 25 August, featuring nine bouts, including the SA Junior Featherweight 55,34kg Title Fight and the SA Bantam Title Fight main support bout

Sugar Ray in Bangkok World Title Quest

By | 2016-12-12T08:48:55+00:00 February 1st, 2008|Contact Sport|

SA Bantamweight Thaiboxing Champ Rayana Ameeroedien’s title fight training preparations include multiple training sessions daily, including padwork, bagwork and sparring. The only woman Thaiboxing fight promoter in the country has been invited to compete for the World Muay Thai Bantamweight Championship in Bangkok, Thailand early March, and has started the hard work needed to prepare [...]

Fight Night Bloods New Champs

By | 2016-12-12T08:57:43+00:00 December 12th, 2007|Contact Sport|

Rayana Ameeroedien (top, centre) with the Fight Girls prior to action in the all-women full-contact Thaiboxing K-1 Rules tournament, at the Walled City of Ratanga Junction in Cape Town, on Saturday 8 December 2007. All pictures kind courtesy Fight Girls SA. On Saturday 8 December 2007, the Walled City of Ratanga Junction in Cape Town [...]

Historic Boxing Event For Durbs

By | 2014-01-15T12:42:50+00:00 August 9th, 2007|Contact Sport|

  Mbali Zantsi is South Africa’s first female boxing promoter, having gained her promoter’s licence back in 2003, and as we celebrate Women’s Day, Zantsi is about to fulfill her four-year dream of hosting South Africa’s first-ever all-female boxing tournament.    […]

Apology as Laila Too Good

By | 2014-01-15T12:46:43+00:00 February 4th, 2007|Contact Sport|

Laila Ali apologised to struggle hero Nelson Mandela and the capacity crowd gathered to witness the second Ali-in-Africa bout, after disposing with West Indian challenger Gwendolyn O’Neil in less than a minute, at the Emperor’s Palace in Gauteng. […]

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