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July 29, 2017 - 0 Comments

THERE was a time not too long ago when Adrien “The Problem” Broner was thought to be the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. and that for a reason. Broner has been a Mayweather clone in his...

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July 16, 2017 - 0 Comments

BY ADRIAN MWANZA - ACTING Sports minister Vincent Mwale has commended the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) for picking Zambia as host for the 2017 year-of-Africa boxing development programme that will see close to 100...

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July 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

INITIALLY, the Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) planned to send a contingent of 12 boxers to the recent Congo Brazzaville boxing tournament which ran from June 17-25, but managed to send half the number. The number...

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June 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

By GODFREY DUBE - FORMER World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri’s return to the ring has to wait one more day after the promoters switched dates that coincided with the opening of the...

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June 2, 2017 - 0 Comments

I EXPECTED a reaction from the inactive boxing stables at whom last week’s column titled “Emulate Mitanda’’ was targeted but instead, the response came from Mitanda Boxing Stables manager Gary Sibanda. Sibanda first phoned and...

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May 28, 2017 - 0 Comments

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE - ORIENTAL Quarries Boxing Promotions have changed the opponent for former WBC Bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri ahead of the international boxing tournament in Ndola. Phiri was scheduled to fight Matshidiso Mokebisi of...

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April 30, 2017 - 0 Comments

With Samuel Lukhanda - NEWS of the Zambia Boxing Federation  (ZBF) failing to send our amateur boxers for the Zone Four tournament in Angola epitomizes what is wrong with sports administration in Zambia. The ZBF...

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February 24, 2017 - 0 Comments

ALMOST coinciding with Mexico’s celebrated annual holiday Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for fifth of May, will be an all-Mexico mega fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and son of legend Julio Cesar Chavez senior, Chavez Jr....

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February 8, 2017 - 0 Comments

By ADRIAN MWANZA - WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight gold champion Catherine Phiri says she is humbled with the 20 points obtained following her Grade 12 final examinations. Catherine, a former pupil of Great North...

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February 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

By ADRIAN MWANZA - FORMER senior national boxing coach Wisdom Mudenda has bounced back to the top role, replacing Kennedy Kanyanta, who was dropped together with his assistant last week. Mudenda has been shuffled between...

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