List of the most popular, renowned or famous boxers from South Africa. List includes the most notable boxers from South Africa, along with photos when available. This list of South African boxers is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous boxers are from South Africa?" You can click on the names of the famous boxers of South Africa in order to get more information about each one. List contains boxers like Owethu Mbira and Young Pluto. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. (40 items)
Willie Toweel age 84
Willie Michael Toweel is a former boxer from South Africa, who won the bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.
Harry Isaacs Died at 53 (1908-1961)
Harry Isaacs was a South African boxer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics. In 1928 he won the bronze medal in the bantamweight class after winning the third place fight against Frank
George Hunter Died at 77 (1927-2004)
George Hunter was a boxer from South Africa, who competed in the Light Heavyweight division during his career as an amateur. He was born in Brakpan.
Mike Bernardo Died at 45 (1967-2012)
Michael "Mike" Bernardo was a South African kickboxer and boxer from Cape Town. Bernardo was known as Beru-chan in Japan, where he has taken part in K-1 World GPs since 1994. He holds ...more
Dennis Shepherd Died at 80 (1926-2006)
Dennis Shepherd was a South African boxer who won the silver medal in the featherweight division at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. Shepherd died at age 79 in Johannesburg.
Arnold Taylor Died at 36 (1945-1981)
Arnold Taylor was a South African boxer who became the WBA Bantamweight champion in 1973.
Francois Botha age 50
Francois Botha, also known as Frans Botha, is a South African boxer, nicknamed "The White Buffalo". Botha is best known for winning the IBF World Heavyweight title in Germany against ...more
Lehlohonolo Ledwaba age 47
Lehlohonolo Benedict Ledwaba is a professional boxer. Known as "Hands of Stone", Ledwaba was a champion in the super bantamweight division.
Malcolm Klassen is a professional boxer in the junior lightweight division. Known as "Stone", he was a virtual unknown in the boxing world until he challenged and defeated Gairy Saint ...more
Mzukisi Sikali Died at 34 (1971-2005)
Mzukisi Sikali, was a South African boxer who served as a world champion in three different weight categories: junior flyweight, flyweight, and super flyweight.
Cassius Baloyi age 44
Cassius Baloyi, is a retired professional boxer.
Virgil Kalakoda age 39
Virgil "The Conqueror" Kalakoda is a South African welterweight boxer and kickboxer, fighting out of Full Body Impact Gym in Sydney, Australia. He is former light-middleweight boxing ...more
Thulani Malinga age 63
Thulani Malinga is a South African former boxer, who was twice WBC super middleweight champion.