The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation in conjunction with Ludonga Boxing Promotions will host the IBO Flyweight World Title Boxing Tournament at the Olive Convention Centre in Durban on Saturday, 12 December 2015.
The main draw card for the tournament is the IBO Flyweight World Title match between one of KwaZulu-Natal’s favourite sons Moruti Mthalane against Renz Rosia from the Philippines. Mthalane will be making the second defence of the title he won in March 2014.
The main fight on the undercard is the WBA-Pan African Bantamweight Title match between Sboniso “Tiger” Gonya, who will defend his Championship title against Cletus “Pac-Man” Mbele, from Gauteng.
The boxing public of KwaZulu-Natal will have the opportunity to witness a further seven fights on the undercard.
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation continues to be at the forefront of efforts to revive boxing in the Province having hosted several boxing tournaments in 2015. The IBO Flyweight World Title Tournament is set to close off 2015 in fine style ahead of the festive season.
Tickets to attend this tournament will be on sale for R25 at the Olive Convention Centre Gate. Gates will open at 11h30 with the first fight set to commence at 14h00.
A weigh-in will be held at the Olive Convention Centre at 13h00 on Friday, 11/12/15.
List of fights:
IBO FLYWEIGHT TITLE (12 ROUNDS)
Moruti Mthalane (KZN) VS Renz Rosia (Philippines)
WBA PAN AFRICA BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE (12 ROUNDS)
Siboniso Gonya (KZN) V Cletus Mbele (GP)
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT (6 ROUNDS)
Faizel Malinga (KZN) V Patrick Mukala (GP/DRC)
MIDDLEWEIGHT (6 ROUNDS)
Jimmy Mabundji (WC/DRC) V Ayanda Mthembu (KZN)
LIGHTWEIGHT (6 ROUNDS)
Nkosinathi Biyela (KZN) V Brandon Naude (KZN)
HEAVYWEIGHT (6 ROUNDS)
Martin Bakole Ilunga (GP/DRC) V Patrick Madzinga (WC)
FEATHERWEIGHT (4 ROUNDS)
Stephen Mdluli (KZN) V Mazindla Luzipho (KZN)
JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT (4 ROUNDS)
Azizi Mponda (KZN/TAN) V Celu Mbonambi (KZN)
BANTAMWEIGHT (4 ROUNDS)
Mfundisi Ngema (KZN) V Xola Gwala (KZN)