Fuzile was overweight at the midweek premedical for his eagerly-anticipated SA featherweight title clash scheduled to be held tomorrow evening. Regulations stipulate that a boxer cannot be over the prescribed weight limit of the following division at the pre-medical examination.

Fuzile came in at 60.64kg, which is heavier than the maximum weight allowed for the junior lightweight division. Boxing SA-Eastern Cape manager Phakamile Jacobs threatened to call off the fight. But fight promoter Ayanda Matiti, who will present the bout under his Xaba Promotions and Events banner, insisted the fight should go ahead as planned.

When the two boxers were given an opportunity to address the crowd, Fuzile clearly had the upper-hand. He had the hall in a frenzy as he promised to end Sinyabi’s career.

“This bra says he will retire from boxing this year and he is correct because I will make him quit,” he said. “I can promise you now that the fight will not last the full distance.”

Despite his obvious battle with the scales, Fuzile still looked ripped and ready for the biggest fight of his short professional career. With only four fights under his belt, the 20-year-old is widely picked to smash Sinyabi to defeat and set his own career into bigger things.

Join us at Orient Theatre in East London tomorrow evening to witness the fighters battle it out in the featherweight division of 57.15kg, with the SA crown at stake!


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