The day Golden Grasp surprised Cancun into silence

16 September 2020 – 10:46

This week, yesterday to be exact, marked 11 years since unfancied Simphiwe “Golden Grasp” Nongqayi scribbled his identify within the lengthy checklist of native professional boxers who held the IBF belt.

The previous WBF junior bantamweight champion from Border Publish within the Japanese Cape left 1000’s of Mexican diehard boxing followers upset when he outpointed their idol Jorge “Travieso” Arce over 12 rounds in Cancun to say the then vacant IBF belt on September 15 2009…