The favoured Zolani Tete of East London was stunned by Filipino John Riel Casimero at the Birmingham Arena in England on Saturday night, leaving his manager dumbfounded.

Entering the fight as a 3-1 on favourite‚ Tete was bundled to the canvas three times in the third round to surrender his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) world bantamweight crown in what has been described as a huge upset by international boxing publications...

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