World Boxing Federation (WBF) All
Africa Bantamweight ruler Sanele
Magwaza, 5-2 (2), lost in a
challenge for the vacant WBF
Intercontinental title last July,
getting stopped in nine rounds by
Now the South African is aiming to
return to winning ways, when he
defends his All Africa title on
March 26 in his home-town Gqeberha,
formerly known as Port Elizabeth.
He will face 22-year-old compatriot
Arnel “The Hope” Lubisi, who enters
his first professional title fight
with a similar record of 5-3 (4).
Magwaza will be feeling the
pressure, as another defeat will be
another major setback for his
career, while Lubisi has little to
lose and everything to gain.
The fight is the main event of a
show promoted by Aphile Boxing
Promotions, and will be preceded by
a well-matched undercard.