About African Ring

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Welcome to the online space for African Ring. We are dedicated to covering all the latest news and events in the world of South African boxing. African Ring is solely owned and run by Jeff Ellis. Jeff Ellis’s participation and commitment to the sport of boxing is well documented.

He has acquired a formidable background regarding South African boxing through years of commitment, participation and passion for this sometimes brutal yet gratifying sport. Having participated at all levels of the sport (as a boxer, trainer, publisher, matchmaker, promoter, official and International Fight Commissioner) his wealth of experience has certainly complimented the formation of African Ring. 1959 was the year Jeff had his first ring experience, winning a decision and along with it a small trophy: his then prized possession. From that moment he was hooked.

Today his collection of boxing photographs, which runs well into the thousands, is his prized possession. African Ring, Jeff’s publishing company, is the sole publisher for Golden Gloves (Pty) Ltd souvenir boxing programs. Entrusted with producing the world championship events programs for the past 15 years, Jeff is confident that this trend will continue as we move towards South Africa’s greatest…