LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) – Amateur boxing’s governing body (AIBA) appointed Moroccan Mohamed Moustahsane as interim president on Friday, replacing Gafur Rahimov who stepped aside a week ago.
Thato Bonokoane, rated at No 2, and Innocent Mantengu, the No 1 contender in the most recent Boxing South Africa ratings, meet in a match-up for the vacant South African Junior Featherweight title at the Kagiso Memorial Hall and Recreation Centre on Saturday afternoon.
WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford has a wish … and that wish is to face IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence in a unification to establish which of them if the best fighter in the welterweight division.
UK fight fans get the chance to watch some top-class African boxing completely free this Friday (March 29), with VIP Promotions and South Africa’s Kalakoda Promotions teaming up to broadcast a show live from the Wynberg Military Base in Cape Town.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Amateur boxing’s governing body AIBA says that uncertainty over the sport’s participation in next year’s Olympic Games is a disaster for boxers who have been left in limbo.