One-on-one with SA and African heavyweight boxing champ

Newly crowned SA and African Boxing Union heavyweight champion Josh ‘Red Beast’ Pretorius gives an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview on how he has worked his way to the titles.

 Richards Bay boxing sensation – ‘Red Beast’ Josh Pretorius. Photo: Yolanda van der Stoep

South Africa welcomed a new heavyweight boxing champion on Saturday when Josh ‘Red Beast’ Pretorius comprehensively out-pointed Juan ‘Rhino’ Roux in a Golden Gloves promotion at Emperor’s Palace.


Richards Bay boxer, Josh ‘Red Beast’ Pretorius comprehensively out-pointed Juan ‘Rhino’ Roux in a Golden Gloves promotion at Emperor’s Palace on Saturday. Photo: Yolanda van der Stoep

On top of that, Pretorius also claimed the vacant African Boxing Union heavyweight title.But who is Josh Pretorius, and what has it taken for him to be a champion? Where does he live, train, fight and play? Who is in his corner in the ring; and who has his back out of it?

To find out, watch this exclusive interview with Zululand Observer:

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