In a surprising turn of events, South Africa is about to witness a showdown like never before as Khanyi Mbau and Zodwa Wabantu gear up for a celebrity boxing match. The Ridge Hotel in Mpumalanga is set to be the stage for this celebrity brawl on Sunday, 22 October.
Khanyi Mbau and Zodwa Wabantu Boxing Match
Promoter Arnold “Squire” Nododile has officially confirmed the celebrity boxing match between Khanyi Mbau and Zodwa Wabantu, making history as the first-ever female celebrity exhibition boxing match-up on the African continent. This electrifying clash promises to deliver an unforgettable spectacle to fans.
A Personal Rivalry Reignites
The buzz surrounding this event is fueled by the personal history between the two media personalities. Reports suggest that they both once shared Mandla Mthembu, who was married to Khanyi Mbau, and they allegedly had children with Mthembu. With emotions running high, the boxing ring seems like the perfect place to settle their differences.
High Expectations and Curtain-Raisers
Speaking to SowetanLive, Nododile also revealed that the event will feature three female amateur bouts between fighters from Mpumalanga and Limpopo as curtain raisers. Furthermore, there are advanced discussions to finalize a broadcast partnership with BET Africa, ensuring that this sensational match reaches a massive audience.
As anticipation builds and memories of past celebrity boxing matches linger, all eyes are on Khanyi Mbau and Zodwa Wabantu, who are poised to deliver an epic showdown in the world of entertainment.
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Previous Celebrity Boxing Matches
In the world of South African celebrity boxing, memories of past battles linger. Award-winning rapper Cassper Nyovest, known for his forays into the boxing ring, faced singer and actor Anga “Naakmusiq” Makubalo in Sun City in the North West in April 2022.
The Mafikeng rapper later knocked out multi-talented rapper Priddy Ugly in just 2 minutes at SunBet Arena in Tshwane on Saturday evening, 2 October 2022. Notably, he also fought Big Zulu in April, who managed to secure victory with a knockout in the first round, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the next celebrity boxing spectacle.