Eye Watering Price to Sit Close to King MisuZulu and Floyd Mayweather at Kings Tournament

Eye Watering Price to Sit Close to King MisuZulu and Floyd Mayweather at Kings Tournament

  • Boxing enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to next month when it comes to the extravaganza
  • Floyd Mayweather will be a guest to newly crowned Zulu king MisuZulu kaZwelithini at the Kings Tournament in December
  • However, those who want to be within reach of the duo will have to part ways with a lot of money

It is now no longer a secret that Floyd Mayweather is on his way to South Africa again.

'Pretty Boy' will be a guest to His Majesty King MisuZulu kaZwelithini during the much-anticipated Kings Tournament set to be held in Durban in December.

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The legendary Floyd Mayweather will be a guest of King MisuZulu kaZwelithini. Image source: Getty Images.
Source: Getty Images

However, the best seats in the house close to the king and his guest of honour will dig deep into the pockets of those who can afford them. According to SowetanLIVE, the VVIP tickets will go for R25 000, and the cheapest will go for a reasonable R150 in the general section of the venue.

What is the Kings Tournament?

The tournament was designed by the reigning monarch and will feature six title bouts. King MisuZulu will also present the Bayede Championship title to the winner of the fight between Ntethelelo Nkosi and Lindokuhle Dlamini. Nkosi and Dlamini will fight for the vacant KZN Junior Welterweight belt. The Bayede Championship was created by former King, Goodwill Zwelithini.

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The tournament will be held on December 11 and will see four world boxing bodies, the WBA, WBO, IBO and WBF, involved.

Has Mayweather visited SA before?

As noted by ESPN, Mayweather last visited the country in 2014. He was in the country for six days, visiting Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, and East London. The government hoped that his visit would have resuscitated boxing in the country.

Throwback: When Floyd Mayweather beat South Africa's Phillip "The Time Bomb" Ndou for WBC lightweight belt

On the way to greatness, Floyd Mayweather had to contend with one of South Africa's finest-ever fighters Phillip "The Time Bomb" Ndou.

"Money" faced off against Ndou for the WBC lightweight title on 01 November 2003 at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Mayweather won the fight fairly comfortably, knocking out Ndou in the seventh round in front of an entertained and partisan crowd in the city he hails from. This was also Mayweather's 13th win from 13 world title fights.

Source: SportsBrief.com