Sivenathi Nontshinga Reclaims IBJ Junior Flyweight Championship by TKO in Mexico, Mzansi Impressed

Sivenathi Nontshinga Reclaims IBJ Junior Flyweight Championship by TKO in Mexico, Mzansi Impressed

  • Professional boxer Sivenathi Nontshinga made South Africa proud with his latest championship match
  • The fighter was in Mexico Oaxaca, where he fought against Adrian Curiel for the world championship in the junior flyweight division
  • Sivenathi Nontshinga's victory was a great moment for the athlete, who needed a comeback after his first fight with Adrian Curiel

MEXICO - Another sporting athlete is putting South Africa on the map. Sivenathi Nontshinga is the latest to fly South Africa's flag high on an international stage.

Sivenathi Nontshinga wins world boxing title in Mexico
Sivenathi Nontshinga won his IBJ junior flyweight championship back by TKO in Mexico, and SA was floored. Image: Twitter/ @pastalj / Iam_Fusi
Source: Twitter

The flyweight boxer recently won against a Mexican fighter. Netizens were impressed by the nail-biting match that ended with Sivenathi Nontshinga on top.

Sivenathi Nontshinga fights for world title in Mexico

Boxer, Sivenathi Nontshinga was looking to redeem himself after losing his first fight against Adrian Curiel. The South African fighter faced Adrian to retain the IBF junior flyweight title in Oaxaca.

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Sivenathi had an impressive bout. According to Times LIVE, the boxer landed a long left hook to Adrian in the 9th round, finishing with a TKO 40 seconds into the tenth round. Adrian remained standing as the referee stopped the fight.

SA proud of Sivenathi Nontshinga

Many people thought that the boxer did amazing. Online users rave about the fighter's performance.

Read the comments below:

Lesibana Ramokolo said:

Winston Manaka mpion, that's huge, congratulations. We dont produce a lot of IBF, WBC, WBO & WBA champions."

Winston Manakac commented:

"A win full of merit. Congrats."

Millz NegSixty Gwa Map gushed:

"We are winning."

Sam Mosehle added:

"Well done Champ."

Mncedisi Fulani gushed:

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"Congratulations boy."

Mokgalaka Wa-Sedibeng lamented:

"The only thing messes our country is African National Corruption, we are a bunch of winners man."

Mzansi welcomes UFC champion Dricus du Plessis home

Briefly News previously reported that there was a frenzy at OR Tambo International Airport as Mzansi welcomed the "Springbok of the UFC" Dricus du Plessis back on home soil following his historic victory against Sean Strickland.

With tons of security and unwavering fans shouting his name, he showed off his UFC middleweight title to the crowd.

Numerous videos, including one posted to the eNCA Facebook page, were posted of his arrival in South Africa, with security shielding him from the crowd as they shouted his name.

Source: Briefly News

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