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Memo To All Licensees

Dear All


As you know the Board of Boxing South Africa approved certain rules on 6 December 2014 to ensure the better administration of the sport of boxing with particular reference to dispute resolution. In particular the Rules deals with misconduct by licensees,..... Click here to download

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Proposals For Live Broadcasting of Tournaments

BSA, SABC and the Department of Sport and Recreations have received various proposals and enquiries regarding the processes and criteria for the submission of bids and or proposals for the broadcasting of tournaments. We wish to advise as follows:

  • That the current decision is to rotate the live broadcasting of tournaments to all the nine [9] provinces and there will therefore be one tournament broadcast per province. However and should there be exceptional circumstances, a province may have more than one tournament broadcast subject to funding availability as will appear more fully below.

  • The rationale for taking the tournament to provinces is for the provinces to fund the tournaments and SABC will showcase the entire province in its promotional material for the tournaments. The SABC cannot fund the tournaments on their own as yet, due to budgetary limitations.

In view of the above, licensees are urged to await communication from their respective provinces regarding the dates and times for submission of bids or proposals. Provincial departments will invite promoters within their geographical space to tender and provinces will adjudicate the processes using a fair and transparent procurement system and processes as per legislation. BSA, SABC and SRSA will assist with the adjudication processes to offer technical advise if requested.

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Ratings As At September 2015


Female boxing was highlighted during the month of August and our ladies made South Africa very proud when Gabisile Tshabalala and Sharadene Fortuin captured the WBF featherweight and IBO bantamweight world titles respectively, Gabisile outpointed fellow South African, Unathi Myekeni while Sharadene outpointed Argentinean Maria Magdalena Rivera. Asandiswa Nxokwana captured the vacant IBO international featherweight title outpointing Raider Muleba. Noxolo Makhavu retained her national flyweight title stopping game challenger, Bongiwe Seyisi and another superb display of sheer excellence by prospect, Leighandre Jegels stopping Mexican Mairana Clausi in the 8 and final round.

Excellent stuff and well done to all our ladies and the Ratings Committee echoes the chairperson of BSA, Ms Ravele’s words that female boxing shouldn’t only be highlighted during woman’s month (August) instead there must be more activity for them and we would like to see more female boxing bouts taking place regularly as our female boxers have the potential to reach the highest levels.

Keep up the good work girls!

Anton Nel, Jasper Seroka and Toto Helebe all successfully retained their national titles; Nel stopped Donaovan Luff to retail the heavyweight title, Jasper Seroka won on a split decision against Koos Sibiya to retain the junior lightweight title, while Helebe stopped Thabo Sishwana to retain his national bantamweight title.

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