Budler matches the great Weir

2015-09-27 15:57

Two pugilists have far more in common than just their distinctive hair

Budler retains world titles

2015-02-22 06:24

SA's Hekkie Budler, the WBA and IBO minimumweight champion, has made a successful title defence against Mexico's Jesus Silvestre.

Budler retains his titles

2014-10-26 10:41

SA's strawweight champion Hekkie Budler has completed a points win over former WBC champion Xiong Zhao Zhong.

Best shape of my life: Budler

2014-02-25 18:27

The two-week postponement of the Golden Gloves boxing tournament has been a blessing in disguise for Hekkie Budler.

Budler to face Argentinian

2013-09-23 19:27

IBO strawweight champion Hekkie Budler will meet relatively untried Argentinian Hugo Verchelli at Emperors Palace in November.

Budler to unleash his best

2013-07-11 18:31

IBO mini flyweight champion Hekkie Budler has hit the ground running, preparing for the biggest fight of his career.

Budler and Joyi square off

2013-06-14 19:00

There were no weight problems for Hekkie Budler and Nkosinathi Joyi as they squared up for their IBO strawweight title fight.

Budler to face off with Joyi

2013-05-28 21:11

Hekkie Budler's IBO straw-weight title defence against Nkosinathi Joyi at Emperors Palace on is the fight he has always dreamt about.

Budler to face his hero Joyi

2013-03-19 20:17

Hekkie Budler will defend his IBO minimumweight boxing title against former IBF champion Nkosinathi Joyi.

Budler must shed weight

2013-02-12 20:40

SA boxer Hekkie Budler and his opponent Renan Trongco have to quickly shed weight before their strawweight bout on Saturday.


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2015-02-23 09:05

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Budler tops SA rankings

2014-11-21 21:58

WBA and IBO champion Hekkie Budler heads the list of six South Africans who appear in Ring Magazine's world rankings,

Budler pulverises Diaz

2014-03-02 09:45

Hekkie Budler has confirmed his status as the dual strawweight champion with a stunning first round KO over Karluis Diaz.

Budler, Diaz fight to top bill

2014-01-14 19:46

Strawweight champion Hekkie Budler heads the Golden Gloves "African Explosion" bill at Emperors Palace next month.

Blow to Budler title bout

2013-08-12 18:03

China's WBC strawweight champion Xiong Zhao Zhong has turned down an offer to meet local tearaway IBO champion Hekkie Budler.

Battling Budler edges Joyi

2013-06-16 14:43

Hekkie Budler has retained his IBO strawweight title against fellow South African Nkosinathi Joyi on a split points decision.

Unification bout on the cards

2013-06-11 19:00

A unification fight is on the cards for the winner of the bout between Hekkie Budler and former IBF champion Nkosinathi Joyi.

Ring snubs SA boxers for No 1

2013-04-17 18:55

SA boxers hold six titles among the conglomerate of international associations, but none are rated No 1 by Ring Magazine.

Budler tastes sweet victory

2013-02-17 08:16

South Africa's Hekkie Budler retained his IBO strawweight title with a sweet, clear-cut points win over the Philippines' Renan Trongco.

Budler tops 'Danger Zone' bill

2013-01-17 19:32

Hekkie Budler will defend his IBO strawweight title in the main bout of the "Danger Zone" tournament at Emperors Palace next month.

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