Ronald “King” Malindi, a South African bantamweight boxing champion, passed away


By Staff reporter

POLOKWANE-Ronald “King” Malindi, the current bantamweight champion, passed away unexpectedly, and the boxing world as a whole is in mourning.

The boxer, who was a taxi driver and lived in Brixton, Johannesburg, was found dead on Saturday, according to a statement from Boxing South Africa on Sunday, October 8.

He died as a result of head wounds he received as a result of an unfortunate shooting.

The 29-year-old lanky boxer from Tshakhuma outside of Thohoyandou is renowned for his talent, toughness, and tenacity in the ring; he has 19 undefeated fights and successfully defended his South African title four times.

In addition to expressing their sorrow, Boxing South Africa sent their condolences to the family.

“As Gauteng’s administrator, we would like to express our sincere condolences to the Malindi family for their loss and wish them courage for the present and optimism for the future. Lehlohonolo “Hloks” Ramagole said

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