2017-11-23 06:00

On Friday the Western Cape will witness an unprecedented move when 2 Professional Boxing tournaments will take place in the city.

One tournament will be in Hope Street, Cape Town, while the other will be taking place in the Wynberg Military base.

Both tournaments are sanctioned by BSA and the less than 10 officials that we have in the province will have to attend both tournaments.

The Wynberg tournament is hosted by Kalakoda Promotion and will have three WBF Africa title fights taking place.

The title fights will be for the Light Heavyweight and the Featherweight divisions.

The Main bout will see the unbeaten featherweight sensation, Thembani “Baby Jake” Mbangatha versus Mayihlome “Topper” Mjonono battling for the Vacant WBF Africa and Western Cape Featherweight titles.

Mbangatha has an unblemished record of seven fights with no defeat and four of his wins were by knockouts, whereas Mjonono has fivefights with three wins and two defeats.

The main supporting bout will see the former MMA and Kickboxer Nickolas Radley facing Makhosonke Zwengu for the vacant WBF Africa Light heavyweight title.

Radley also has an unblemished 4 – 0 record with all his fights coming inside the distance while Zwengu has 18 fights and 12 loses.

The third title fight sees the flamboyant Chamunorwa “Sting” Gonorenda defending his WBF Africa title belt against DRC’s Tshanda Tshams. Sting has 21 fights and only 9 wins while Tshams only has 2 fights and 1 win.

In the Undercard, Jr Lightweight: Lunga Sitemela vs Koos Mashiye, jr Lightweight: David Raijuli vs Msindisi Sompondo, Jr Middleweight: Aziz Mponda vs Abdul Aziz, Featherwieght: Samuel”Tyson” Essau vs Mveleli Fanti, Heavyweight: Kilola “Knife” Didier vs Wikus Ludeke.


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