The successof the Friday Fight Nights™ has also confirmed the acute need to stage regional development events running in parallel to the Friday Fight Nights™ platform across the SOUTH AFRICA.
YOUNG LIONS™ is a stand alone strategic development platform used to identify, build and nurture the abundance of young African talent as they enter the professional ranks.
A stage to groom and lay the early foundation for this talent to mature and become the world beaters of tomorrow.
Each YOUNG LIONS™ series will feature 12 events per region per year with a 6 fight card, aired life over a 3 hour broadcast window.
YOUNG LIONS™ provides feeder system to the top tier Friday Fight Nights™ events and a means to develop boxing from the ground up in the South Africa.
YOUNG LIONS™ will launch the series to be hosted in the 8 key regional hubs of SOUTH AFRICA, this series will be running con currently and in parallel to the top tier Friday Fight Nights™ events. This development platform provides the volume of dates to create an unprecedented space for young talent to to evolve and flourish, unlocking the wealth of raw talent from the SOTH AFRICA.
Kalakoda Promotions has heeded the call to drive woman’s development in sport across Africa, every YOUNG LIONS™ event will feature no less than 1 ladies bout.
We are fundamentally invested in developing woman’s boxing across the continent and using it as a platform for woman empowerment, challenging hyper masculine stereotypes within boxing and using advocacy for anti abuse and anti domestic violence campaigns. The YOUNG LIONS™ brand is rooted in this commitment.