Join us for a Black Tie Box & Dine World Class Event
The 6th Annual Celebration of Madiba the Boxer


24 July 2019 | East London ICC

Official Weigh-in

26 July 2019 @ 17h30 | East London ICC

Memorial Lecture by Deputy Minister of Finance

26 July 2019 @ 18h30 | East London ICC

Nelson Mandela Museum open to Public

27 July 2019 @ 10h00 | East London ICC

Guests Arrival

27 July 2019 @ 17h00 | East London ICC

Event Starts

27 July 2019 @ 18h00 | East London ICC
Live Broadcast on Supersport

Schedule of Bouts


Curtainraiser Bout:

Flyweight Division Fight

(6 Rds)

(Former Amateur Star) Sikho Moshani (Duncan Village)


Tiisetso Modisadife (North West)


SA Flyweight Title

(12 Rds)

(Champion) Jackson Chauke (Gauteng)


(Challenger) Sihle Jelwana (Free State)


Junior Middleweight Division Fight

(8 Rds)

Cristiano Ndombassy (Angola)


Emanny Kalombo (DR Congo)


Local Derby:

WBO Global Junior Flyweight Title

(12 Rds)

(WBO Africa Champion | Challenger) Nkosi Joyi (Mdantsane)


(WBO Africa Champion | Challenger) Siphamandla Baleni (Mthatha)


Main Supporting Bout:

WBO Intercontinental Junior Bantamweight Title

(12 Rds)

(Champion) Yanga Sigqibo (South Africa)


(Challenger) Joseph Ambo (Philippines)


Main Bout:

IBO Junior Bantamweight World Title

(12 Rds)

(Champion) Gideon Buthelezi (South Africa)


(Challenger) Adrien Jimenez (Mexico)

2018 Highlights


Table Reservations

Various table packages are available to suite your style and interest. Corporates and executives have a choice of Silver, Gold and Platinum packages, and couples are offered a 2-seater all-evening box and dine experience. Click below to find out more.

Event Branding

Take advantage of a fantastic marketing opportunity with any one of our various branding platforms on offer. With us, you can  broadcast your brand across Sub-Saharan Africa, reaching millions of viewers. Click below to find out more.

2019 Sponsors & Organising Bodies

The Celebration of Madiba as a Boxer is an exclusive annual international boxing event and hosting right of Xaba Promotions.

We look forward to hosting all notable dignitaries, business executives, international guests, partners and boxing fans for 2019.

For event queries, sponsorship deals, media coverage and other interests, please contact:


Mrs. Dibikazi Matiti (Project & Marketing Coordinator)

+27 (0)82 41 5691

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