Gervonta Davis defended his WBA Super Featherweight World Championship with a thrilling first-round TKO of former world champion Hugo Ruiz before a sellout crowd of 8,048 at Dignity Health Sports Park Saturday on SHOWTIME.
Ali Funeka, a soon-to-be 41-year-old boxer from Mdantsane who is on a five-bout losing streak, has been cleared to meet welterweight Uyanda Nogogo on March 3 at the Orient Theatre, East London.
Busia and Kenya Prisons entered two boxers in the final as the National Novice Championships entered its penultimate stage at the Nairobi’s Charter Hall yesterday.
ZIMBABWE’S World Boxing Federation (WBF) Africa champion Elvis Moyo will be hoping for a winning return to the boxing ring when he takes on South African heavyweight champion Ruan Visser in a 10-round international non-title fight at Time Square in Pretoria this Saturday.
Amateur boxing faces a breakaway threat ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after its international federation elected a president accused of ties to organized crime.