Great feasts lined up for fight fans
Golden Gloves Promotions and Branco Sports Productions, the two powerhouses in promoting professional boxing, have dates with fight fans this weekend.
Action begins on Friday when Branco Milenkovic stages a double header of a national championship tournament at the Carousel gaming resort in Hammanskraal, North West.
The bill is: SA vacant middleweight title: Peter Mashamaite v Khaphathe Mphambanyeni; SA mini flyweight title: Jonas Kgasago (champ) v Gideon Buthelezi; lightweight six rounds: Vus'Umuzi Tyatyeka v Nicholas Modibeng; bantamweight six rounds: Cleutus Mbele v Nkosinathi Tshinavhe; bantamweight four rounds: Thami Mbonani v Siyakudumisa Vadi; junior flyweight six rounds: Anele Makwelo v Sibusiso Nqalathi.
Then on Saturday Rodney Berman will stage a four-title championship tournament at Emperors Palace.
The full bill is: SA heavyweight title: Osborne Machimana (champ) v Myan Solomons; SA light heavyweight title: Daniel Bruwer (champ) v Anthony van Niekerk; IBO vacant junior bantamweight title: Hawk Makepula v Zolile Mbityi; IBO bantamweight title: Silence Mabuza (champ) v Damien Marchiano; light heavyweight four rounds: Jared Lovett v Micus Diseko; welterweight four rounds: Mbuso Ndlela v Boitshepo Mandawe