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15Jan 2020

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 […]

15Jan 2020

Muhammed Ali: His nickname says it all, “The Greatest”, Muhammed Ali was the very first boxer to win the heavyweight championship of the world not only once, not twice, but three times.   Tony Canzoneri: In an era of brilliant fighters, Tony Canzoneri was one of the very best out there. He is a three-time […]

09Oct 2019
Professional Boxing News

Boxing has been around for a great many years, producing legends, crowd favourites and athletes that have faded into obscurity since most people can care to remember. However, it didn’t simply appear in the form that fans and athletes know today. Boxing has evolved and changed with the times, which is one of the reasons […]

09Oct 2019
Boxing News South Africa

Jeff Ellis’s contribution and dedication to his love of boxing is absolutely apparent when you know the wealth of experience he has gained since his first ring experience in 1959. He has been assigned to produce the world championship events programs for the past 15 years and is the sole publisher for Golden Gloves (Pty) […]

02Sep 2019
African Ring

Jacob “Baby Jake” Matlala is a South African boxing champion. Let us explore his life and contributions to the world of boxing. The South African Flyweight Champion. Baby Jake was born in 1962 in Meadowlands, Johannesburg. His passion for the sport of boxing was encouraged at the age of ten when he accompanied his father, […]

02Sep 2019
African Ring

Boxers are career athletes who participate in hand to hand fighting contests inside a square ring framed by parallel rows of rope. Boxing matches are managed by referees inside the ring and made up of periods of time called rounds. The winner of a match is determined by an injury, knockout, or the referee’s decision. […]

02Sep 2019
African Ring

An effective fighter hones their skill and fitness through rigorous and consistent training, but the outcome of training depends on a lot more than physical fitness, strength and endurance. The body, mind and fighting spirit need to be developed as well; so too does form, accuracy and the ability to take a blow unflinchingly. Boxing […]

13May 2019
Boxing - African Ring

The African Ring has always been a great place to establish a budding boxing career, as they say we all start somewhere. For some of the most prominent African boxing champions, humble beginnings are the common denominator. Most African boxing stars were raised in previously disadvantaged communities, but with hard work, perseverance and great coverage […]

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