There was plenty of hot action at the Blairgowrie Recreation Centre in Randburg on Sunday afternoon when five of the scheduled seven bouts ended inside the distance.
In the main event Rofhiwe Maemu blasted out Prince Ndlovu inside two rounds to win the vacant African Boxing Union (SADC) featherweight title.
After a quiet opening round with neither fighter taking command, the fight exploded into action when Maemu (57 kg) landed a big right hand to the jaw that sent Ndlovu (56,38 kg) down flat on his back in the second round.
He managed to beat the count but arose on wobbly legs and soon afterwards another flurry of punches sent him down again as referee Simon Mokadi stepped in to waive the fight off at 1 minute 30 seconds into the round.
According to the records provided by Boxrec, Maemu improved his record to 12-6-2; 9 and Ndlovu’s record dropped to 9-4-4; 3.
In the main supporting bout that provided entertaining action through six fast-paced rounds, Jeffrey Magagane (63,50kg) outpointed Willis Baloyi (61,75 kg) in a junior-welterweight contest. The scores were 59-55 twice and 58-56.
Lightweight: Kabelo Bikitsha bt Sifiso Khuzwayo, tko 2; Featherweight: Khatiso Hlahane bt Nyiko Ndukulu, pts 4; Featherweight: Sifiso Hlongwane bt Lerato Bonokoane, tko 1; Heavyweight; Akani Phuzi bt Akim Tijani, tko 1 (Boxing SA wrongly listed this as a Cruiserweight fight when both fighters weighed in over the Cruiserweight limit of 86, 15 kg in terms of the South African Boxing Act); Junior lightweight: Hloni Maboko bt Sam Sithole, tko 1.
The tournament was presented by Sandile Xaba of Supreme Boxing Promotions.
— Ron Jackson, SuperSport