Memo To All Licensees
DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE SPORT OF BOXING
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
BOXING SOUTH AFRICA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF MUHAMMAD ALI “THE GREATEST”
The boxing fraternity woke up to the shocking news of the passing of a legend and one the most renowned icons of sport excellence – Muhammad Ali – “The Greatest”.
The South African Boxing community joins the world boxing fraternity and dip our banner in recognition and celebration of this life lived to the fullest. Born to a humble family and named Cassius Marcellus Clay Junior, Ali remains one of the greatest epitome of the rainbow nation. The young man from a humble background in Kentucky grew into a world champion and became “The Greatest”.
In 1963 converted to Islam – the same year that South African and world statesman Rolihlahla Mandela to jail for daring to fight for the liberation of Africans. Ali used boxing to prove to the world that all of us can use our God-given talent to uplift and liberate ourselves while inspiring change throughout the world. Like Tata Mandela, Ali chose to sacrifice all in the name of principle and liberation.
The courage of his convictions made him to choose go to jail rather than kowtow to those that wanted him to contribute to the suffering of his and other people. This single act made him a citizen of the world and he emerged from jail a world leader and a people’s champion–
Ratings As At June 2016
EXPLANATORY NOTES – June 2016 RATINGS
Greetings – Please note that we are currently reworking the female ratings template.
In the interim not much has changed within the female rankings except for the change in championship with Nosipho Bell outpointing Nomanphondomisa Xhotyeni recently in Port Elizabeth in so doing taking the SA Junior Lightweight title. This sees Xhotyeni moving into Mandatory position and also sees Bell moving out of the Lightweight division.
In this month’s ratings Osborne Mashimani the new Heavyweight champion, international stars Chris van Heerden and Hekkie Budler has been brought back into the National Rankings. Some real exciting expectations from upcoming prospects Ruann Visser (Heavyweight), Nicholas Radley (Light Heavyweight), Brandon Thysse (Junior Middleweigt), Luthu Mthimkhulu (Welterweight) Nkosinathi Biyela, Jeff Magagne and Dillon Yule (Lightweights) and Ronald Malindi (Bantamweight ) and impressive victories from boxers such as Justice Siliga (Heavy), Patrick Mukala(Super middle) Barend van RooyenWelcome Nthsingila and Marcel Botha (Middleweight),Mzwixolo Ndwayana- Patrcik Malinga - Xola Sifama - Welcome Ntshingila, Cebo Ngema, France Ramabulo, Thabiso Mchunu and Koos Sibiya all adding titles too their names and Siboniso Gonya retaining his titlerecognition.
Unathi Myekeni did us proud in South Korea.
I wish all Boxers well in the upcoming bouts and it’s always a pleasure meeting withand seeing them in action.
“Walk in God’s Blessings”
Willie and the Ratings Committee