14Nov 2022

Toweel is one of the most well-known names in South African boxing history. Everyone who is anyone who hears the Toweel name is taken back to a time of legends and South African heroes.  Michael Toweel, the patriarch of the family, arrived in South Africa as a young boy from Lebanon. He was a successful […]

03Nov 2022

Muhammad Ali is known the world over as one of the world’s greatest heavyweight champions. His history is rich, having won an Olympic gold medal and being the first fighter to win the heavyweight title three times. All in all, Muhammad Ali has had 56 wins in his 21-year career.  The Road Of A Champion […]

25Oct 2022

Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time who stood for democracy, equality, and freedom. His history is rich with landmark events and experiences, which made people gravitate towards him for the wonder of his life.  Aside from his career in politics and his fight for freedom, he was an avid student of the science […]

03Aug 2022

Every year boxing champions are drawn in from all over the world to compete in a variety of international boxing events. These champions go through grueling preparation for months and train like no other to get them ready for the big fight that will make their career. The art and skill developed in a boxer’s training […]

03Aug 2022

There are a variety of books available on the topic of boxing that go into great detail about the elegant science and history of boxing, as well as chronicle some of the best fights. Boxing books can be of the factual or fictional type, all with riveting details of the brilliance and brutality of what goes into […]

03Aug 2022

As iconic as watching the matches themselves, photographs of some of the most spectacular moments in history serve for the best memories.  Boxing, as a sport, was first seen as an Olympic event in the 23rd Olympiad of 688 BCE. The photographs of boxing events only date back to as far as the invention of […]

25Nov 2021

Our recently published post, ‘Photographs Tell a Story” by Ron Jackson brings to mind the sacrifices and hard work that it takes to enter, survive, and contend in the professional world of boxing. With a single photograph it perfectly demonstrates the strain that the human body can withstand, the punishment and performance it can endure. […]

15Jan 2020
Boxing Gloves - African Ring

A Brief Look At South African Boxing Boxing in South Africa found its way into the lifestyle of South Africans during the 18th Century, where miners, brokers, financiers and so on found themselves in a gold rush. This is way before African Ring was developed as one of the top news and memorabilia businesses of […]

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