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 85
Willie Michael Toweel (6 April 1934 – 25 December 2017) was a boxer from South Africa, who won the bronze medal in the flyweight division (– 51 kg) at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki,
George Hunter Dec. at 77 (1927-2004)
George Hunter (22 July 1927 – 12 December 2004) 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 Dec. at 45 (1967-2012)
Michael "Mike" Bernardo (28 July 1969 – 14 February 2012) was a South African kickboxer and boxer from Cape Town. Bernardo was known as Beru-chan in Japan, where he has taken part in ...more
Dennis Shepherd Dec. at 80 (1926-2006)
Dennis Shepherd (11 October 1926 – 12 June 2006) 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 ...more
Arnold Taylor Dec. at 36 (1945-1981)
Arnold Taylor (15 July 1945 – 22 November 1981) was a South African boxer who held the Lineal and WBA bantamweight championships in 1973.
Francois Botha age 51
Francois "Frans" Botha (born 28 September 1968) is a South African former professional boxer and kickboxer. In boxing he competed from 1990 to 2014, and is perhaps best known for ...more
Lehlohonolo Ledwaba age 48
Lehlohonolo Benedict "Lehlo" Ledwaba (born 27 July 1971) is a South African former professional boxer who competed from 1990 to 2006, and held the IBF junior-featherweight title from
Malcolm Klassen (born in Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa) is a South African professional boxer. Known as "Stone", he was a virtual unknown in the boxing world until he challenged ...more
Mzukisi Sikali Dec. at 34 (1971-2005)
Mzukisi Sikali, (30 July 1971 – 16 September 2005), was a South African boxer who served as a world champion in three different weight categories: junior flyweight, flyweight, and super
Cassius Baloyi age 45
Cassius Baloyi, (born on 5 November 1974 in Malamulele, South Africa), is a retired professional boxer.
Virgil Kalakoda age 40
Virgil "The Conqueror" Kalakoda (born 24 December 1979) is a South African welterweight boxer and kickboxer, fighting out of Full Body Impact Gym in Sydney, Australia. He is former ...more
Mzonke Fana age 46
Mzonke Fana (born 29 October 1973 in Qumbu, Eastern Cape, South Africa) is a professional boxer and a former two-time International Boxing Federation champion.
Thulani Malinga age 64
Thulani Malinga (born 11 December 1955) is a South African former professional boxer who competed from 1981 to 2000, and held the WBC super-middleweight title twice between 1996 and 1998.