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 Capetonians Dalisizwe Komani and Lwandile Gugushe will be fighting for the WBF titles against opponents from Mdantsane and Gauteng respectively on Friday November 27 at the OR Tambo Sports Complex.                                           PHOTO: li

Capetonians Dalisizwe Komani and Lwandile Gugushe will be fighting for the WBF titles against opponents from Mdantsane and Gauteng respectively on Friday November 27 at the OR Tambo Sports Complex. PHOTO: li

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Boxing will return to OR Tambo Sports Complex when C Suns Promotions stages two international World Boxing Federation (WBF) title fights on Friday November 27.

The venue had been under massive renovations after it was set up on fire by service delivery protestors early in the year.

C Suns Promotions chief executive officer China Mpololo said they were looking forward to “staging a historical event in the Western Cape.”

“The main fight will Langa’s hero Dalisizwe Matlala Komani facing Mdantsane’s hard hitting Mfundo Gwayana for the vacant WBF international title,” said Mpololo

He said the next title fight will Harare’ Lwandile “Gucci” Gugushe colliding with Ashley Dlamini of Gautent for the vacant lightweight WBF Pan African title.

Both bouts are expected to ignite fireworks and will be screamed live on SABC

The undercard will feature a female bout between Fortunate Chividzo of Zimbabwe against Nosipho Mdinga in four rounds of bantamweight.

Myolisi Xayo of Grassroots Boxing Academy will return to the ring in a lighter division as he faces Grahamstown’s Mziwoxolo Ndwayana in eight round of welterweight division.

Xayo who has been dropped from the ratinggs due to inactivity has vowed to climb the national ratings at the expense of the hard hitting Ndwayana.

A local derby will see Anathi Hela of Strand facing Sinethemba Maseti of Mfuleni in four rounds strawweight.

Another exciting bout will Anele Komana facing the guitar bashing Thembela Okolo of Port Elizabeth in four rounds of straw weight.

Sivuyile “Svidge” Ngwevela will also make a welcome return as he faces Unathi Mndana of Pletternbergbay in six rounds of bantam weight.

Boxing South Africa service provider Mickey Klaas said all arrangements for the big bout have been finalised.

“Watch this space,” he said.

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