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Jan ‘Mabetha’ Mathole guides young boxers on an open field in Mamelodi. Picture: Leon Sadiki
Jan ‘Mabetha’ Mathole guides young boxers on an open field in Mamelodi. Picture: Leon Sadiki

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For starters, the 62-year-old and his group of aspiring pugilists don’t have an indoor gym.

Properly equipped gyms are mostly found in suburban areas, fully equipped with everything from boxing gloves to a well-fitted ring.

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