Simangele Hadebe Shapes Up for Career-Defining Title Bout

Simangele Hadebe is preparing for what she has termed her 'biggest fight’ where she will take on formidable WBC (World Boxing Council) champion Gabriela ‘La Bonita Sanchez in a few weeks. Africa’s top boxer will be doing battle with her Mexican opponent on 24 May 2024 for the vacant IBF Intercontinental Flyweight Title in Johannesburg. Photo: Supplied

Simangele Hadebe is preparing for the biggest fight of her career when she will take on formidable World Boxing Council champion, Mexico’s Gabriela ‘La Bonita’ Sanchez, for the vacant IBF Intercontinental Flyweight Title in a month’s time in Johannesburg

Top SA Boxer Simangele Hadebe Aims to Reach New Heights in 2024

South Africa’s top female boxer started her sporting career out as a long-distance athlete but it was a movie that made her realise boxing is what she wanted to do. The Hollywood movie, Million Dollar Baby is what got Simangele Hadebe interested in the sport, and that’s when she decided to put on boxing gloves, at the age of 21. All photos: Supplied

A relatively late entry to the sport but with powerful inspiration, SA and African champion Simangele Hadebe’s path to boxing had some twists and turns and she’s always eager for more time in the ring, but she feels she is finally getting the recognition she deserves

Claressa Shields Makes Boxing History

American boxer Claressa Shields has continued to smash barriers as she becomes the first boxer, male or female to be crowned undisputed champion three times after a thrilling match between her and Savannah Marshall at O2 Arena that was packed with spectators on Sunday, 16 October 2022. Photo: Claressa Shields (Twitter)

American boxer Claressa Shields continues to smash barriers as she becomes the first boxer, male or female, to be crowned undisputed champion three times, after a thrilling match between her and Savannah Marshall at O2 Arena.
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