Zolani Marali retained his World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Light Welterweight title on Friday night (July 18) at the International Convention Center in East London, South Africa, but only just with a hotly disputed split decision over rugged former world champion Kaiser Mabuza.… Read Article
In what will be a massive local attraction, and a top-class match-up, World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Light Welterweight Champion Zolani Marali will defend his title against former world titlist, and fellow countryman, Kaizer Mabuza on Friday July 18 in East London, South Africa.
This will be the second defense for Marali, who won the WBF crown in his second attempt by dethroning then champion Ali Funeka in December 2012. He has since defended against … Read Article
On Sunday September 15, at a packed Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa, two highly anticipated World Boxing Federation championship fights delighted the many fans in attendance and watching live on television via the country’s leading sports broadcaster SuperSport.… Read Article
World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Light Welterweight Champion Zolani Marali will make his first title defence on Sunday September 15, when he squares off with WBF Intercontinental titlist Mzolisi Yoyo at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa. … Read Article
In a rematch the 2011 WBF Fight Of The Year, Zolani Marali got his revenge when he dethroned fellow countryman Ali Funeka to win the World Boxing Federation World Light Welterweight title on Saturday, December 8, at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa.
Funeka had won a controversial split decision over Marali in November 2011, and both had wowed to set the record straight in the long-awaited second go-around. It didn’t turn out … Read Article
In one of the most exciting WBF fights seen in decades, in November 2012, Ali “Rush Hour” Funeka, 31-3-3 (25), won a controversial split decision over former two times world champion Zolani “Invincible” Marali, 21-5 (13) to win the vacant World Boxing Federation World Light Welterweight crown.… Read Article