Johannesburg, 11 May 2016 - Former boxing trainer Nick Durandt has hinted at running Boxing South Africa having produced thirty eight world champions and ninety seven south African champions, could he the right man for the job?
JOHANNESBURG - Tributes have continued to pour in for top South African boxing trainer Nick Durandt, who died in a motorcycle accident on Friday.
Durandt reportedly collided with a vehicle on the road between Bethlehem and Clarens in the Free State.
He was regarded as the best boxing trainer in the country and produced in the region of 30 world champions, 27 international champions and 95 South African champions.
Among the outstanding fighters he took to world titles were Thulani Sugarboy Malinga, three-time South African and three-time World Champion Phillip Ndou, Cassius Baloyi, Isaac Hlatshwayo and many others.
Durandt retired from in 2016 after nearly 30 years of training and managing fighters.
You cannot talk about South African boxing without mentioning Nick Durandt, that man a was a legend. RIP— Buntu Mtongana (@BuntuMtongana) April 22, 2017
Rest in peace Nick Durandt. Thank you for producing champions. Boxing will never be the same without you.— Lakheni™ (@BraDarki) April 22, 2017