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THE slavery, servitude or forced labour boxers have been subjected to for many years is about to come to an end - thanks to MacBute Sinyabi, who won his contractual dispute with his manager in the Bhisho hight court two weeks ago.
Sinyabi, from Mdantsane in Eastern Cape, holds the SA junior featherweight title.
His victory is an victory for all boxers who have been subjected to slave labour for many years.
In terms of the rules, Sinyabi contested, promoters were allowed to virtually own a boxer for two years and provide at least two fights a year. There are no penalties if a promoter does not fulfil these obligations. But the boxers are not allowed to fight under a different promoter's banner.
Sinyabi, who is still wet behind his ears at 22, has gone where angels fear to tread. He is free to join a trainer, manager and promoter of his choice.