Xaba Promotions was established in 2007 under the wing of XPE.

The business is owned by a Previously Disadvantaged Individual, the owner is a young black professional from rural areas of the Eastern Cape.

Brief History

Xaba Promotions (XP) was established in 2007 under the wing of XPE. The business is owned by a Previously Disadvantaged Individual (PDI), the owner is a young black professional from rural areas of the Eastern Cape.

The business is based in Mdantsane. Over the period of seven years the business has established a brand that everyone would love to be associated with in the Boxing Fraternity. In 2008 XPE received an Award for the most exciting and promising promoter from Boxing South Africa.

Since then XP has become the first promoter’s choice of any boxer or champion. All boxers have a vast interest to be associated with the XABA brand and XP boast of having World Championships, International Champions and South African Championships in the Province and are in the Top 3 Promoter’s in South Africa. At XP the boxer is not just an asset but our boxers are our main assets.

XPE pursues to elevate South African and African boxers, help them in realising economic freedom in their lifetime and also help them realise their dreams of becoming world champions

OUR MISSION

  • Mainstream boxing in the business sector
  • Popularising and building the boxing quality in Africa
  • Strengthening business ties in the African Region
  • Rekindling boxing as one of the top 3 popular sports in Africa

OUR VISION

Xaba Promotions and Events will not rest until it realises the integration of boxing as a sport in the mainstream economy of South Africa and Africa as a continent.

XPE also seeks to foster relations and create a barrier-free corridor in the business of boxing amongst all stakeholders.

OUR TEAMS

Junior Bantam IBO World Title, Junior Bantam WBA Pan Africa Title

GIDEON BUTHELEZI

PROMOTION BOXER

The SA Flyweight Champion

BONGANI SILILA

PROMOTION BOXER

The IBO Welterweight Champion

ALI FUNEKE

PROMOTION BOXER

The IBF Junior Bantam Intercontinental Champion

MAKAZOLE TETE

PROMOTION BOXER

The new IBF Junior Lightweight Youth Champion

APHIWE MBOYIYA

PROMOTION BOXER

The South African Champion, WBA Africa Champion and a IBO Champion.

SIPHAMANDLA BALENI

PROMOTION BOXER

The IBF Junior Lightweight Youth Champion

MCBUTE SINYABI

PROMOTION BOXER
Boxing Trainer - Trains boxer 'Aphiwe Mboyiya'.

KC CENGANI

BOXING TRAINER

Junior Bantamweight IBF Zone Campion, WBO African Champion

ATHENKOSI DUMEZWENI

PROMOTION BOXER
IBO Welterweight World Champion

TSIKO MULOVHEDZI

PROMOTION BOXER
SA Junior Featherweight Champion, WBO International Junior Featherweight Champion, IBF Junior Featherweight Champion.

BONGANI MAHLANGU

PROMOTION BOXER

IBO Featherweight World Champion

MALCOLM KLASSEN

PROMOTION BOXER
Assistant Trainer - Former professional boxer and former undefeated junior Bantam South African Champion. He works with the chief trainee in the fitness and conditioning of all boxers.

MINIYAKHE SITYATHA

BOXING TEAM
Chief Trainer of Amateur Boxers - Responsible for the training of all amateur boxers in the club. Currently there are 47 amateurs. Khangelani himself is a former professional boxer.

KHANGELANI JACK

BOXING TEAM
Club Support Provider - Miss Chuma Matiti works very closely with Khangelani Jack (Chief amateur trainee). She is responsible for the condition of all of our amateur tournaments at a club level.

CHUMA MATITI

BOXING TEAM
Chief Trainer of Professional Boxers - Responsible for the overall fitness and conditioning of all professional boxers. Former South African National Amateur Champion, former Professional Boxer and former Border Champion.

MAKWEDINA MATITI

BOXING TEAM
Club Manager - Manages all the professional boxers in the Club. Responsible for organising sponsors for the club and the boxers on the strength of their achievements. Works full time in Daimler Chrysler SA as a technician.

MBUSO CASA

BOXING TEAM
Match Maker - Matchmaking for Xaba Promotions since 2007. He holds valuable experience in the field and has been serving in the Provincial Ratings Committee (PRC) for professional Boxing for more than 6 years.

LUYANDA KANA

PROJECT TEAM
Head of Legal - Responsible for analysing MOU and SLA, and for preparing contracts for boxers and any other contracts we may enter into with. Qualified in Bachelor of Law (LLB) UFH. Admitted as an advocate in 2007.

THANDOKAZI LOQO

PROJECT TEAM
Project Leader - Managing Director of Xaba Promotions and Events, and owner of Xaba Boxing Club. Qualified in Public Management and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Management, Port Elizabeth Technikon.

AYANDA MATITI

PROJECT TEAM
Manager of external stakeholders - Responsible for the managing of relations including social campaigns that we perform jointly with stakeholders responsible for Xaba's Education Trust. Qualified in Bachelor of Social Science, Honours in Development Studies and Masters in Public Administration, University of Fort Hare.

SIBONGILE MATITI

PROJECT TEAM