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Boxers fight for space

Boxing trainer Jan “Mabetha” Mathole relies on weather conditions to decide whether his team can train or not.

For starters, the 62-year-old and his group of aspiring pugilists don’t have an indoor gym.

Properly equipped gyms are mostly found in suburban areas, fully equipped with everything from boxing gloves to a well-fitted ring.

Instead, Mathole and his amateur boxers brave the cold winter mornings for a training session on

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