Boxing trainer Nick Durandt dies in motorcycle accident

Nick Durandt died in a motorcycle accident today. Photo: Alberton Record.

Well known and top South African boxing trainer Nick Durandt (53) died in a motorbike accident near Clarens in the Free State this afternoon, 21 April.

According to Alberton Record, it is reported that his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on the road between Bethlehem and Clarens.

Durandt was also the president of the Crusaders Bike Club located in the south, a club dedicated to brotherhood and riding motorcycles.

Durandt trained and produced over 30 world champions who were all regarded to be outstanding fighters. He has trained the likes of  Thulani “Sugarboy” Malinga, three-time South African and three-time world champion Phillip Ndou, Cassius Baloyi, Silence Mabuza, Isaac Hlatshwayo, Jacob Mofokeng, Jeffrey Mathebula, Malcolm Klassen, Siphiwe Nonqayi, Hawk Makepula, Zolani Tete and Moruti Mthalane.

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