Boxing Back on SABC
On Friday 12 June 2015 the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Department of Sports and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), Gauteng Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Department and Boxing South Africa (BSA), hosted an event to launch the return of Boxing on SABC television and radio.
It unveiled SABC 2’s new boxing magazine programme titled “THE TKO” to air every Friday night. Once a month, the programme will feature a live boxing ....... .Read more
Ratings As At June 2015
EXPLANATORY NOTES – June 2015 RATINGS
Once again South Africans witnessed some exciting encounters - the long awaited showdown between Junior Ilunga Makabu and Thabiso Mchunu took place and absolutely lived up too expectations with Makabu the eventual winner stopping Mchunu in rd 11. This victory ensures Makabu mandatory WBC position and will soon meet "Pretty Boy" Grigory Drozd the current champion whom just a week after the Durban showdown stopped Poland's Lukasz Janik in rd 9 en route to successfully defending his title.
However when we have to talk Junior Heavyweights , Johny " Hurricane " Muller the reigning SA light heavyweight campaigning in the higher division at International level fought absolutely brilliant against Poland's Mateuz " Master " Masternak,the former WBC World Youth, former WBC International Silver,former IBO Inter-Continental,former EBU,former interim TWBA World and reigning GBC international Cruiserweight champion.
Thomas Oosthuizen overweight at the official weigh in so loosing his IBO World light heavyweight title on th scales - the bout took place against New Zealand and IBO Oceania champion, Robert Berridge with the latter the only boxer competing for the now vacant title, Oosthuizen outpointed Berridge.
Christopher Buthelezi had an easy day at the office with a 1st rd stoppage over Brazil's Rocky Junior.
Frans Ramabola and George Mdluli fought an action packed encounter for the vacant WBA Pan-Africa Super Welterweight title which Ramabola won on a split decision.