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Brian Mitchell, the ultimate road warrior, is happy to be home


Brian Mitchell, the ultimate road warrior, is happy to be home

Former two-time 130-pound titlist Brian Mitchell might just be the greatest boxer South Africa has ever produced. looks back at a great career.

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A special occasion for South Africa: Hekkie Budler receives The Ring junior flyweight belt

On August 2, junior flyweight Hekkie Budler became just the fourth South African boxer to receive recognition from The Ring Magazine as world champion.

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Hekkie Budler helps South Africa make an even greater mark in the boxing world

No matter how successful, boxing’s smallest men often have obscure careers. The Ring Magazine/IBF/WBA 108-pound champion Hekkie Budler is bucking that trend.

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Deejay Kriel: ‘I will beat whoever they put in front of me to become champion’

Strawweight fringe contender Deejay Kriel will face Xolisa Magusha in a rematch on Saturday but has his sights firmly set on WBC titlist Wanheng Menayothin.

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Hekkie Budler to face Milan Melindo for 108-pound title on Saturday

On Saturday, former WBA strawweight titlist Hekkie Budler will face IBF junior flyweight titlist Milan Melindo in the latter’s hometown of Cebu City.

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