Tributes pour in for boxing legend Nick Durandt

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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, 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.

READ: Boxing trainer Nick Durandt dies in motorbike crash

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.