96th WBA Convention Medellin, Colombia 2017
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Hekkie Budler WBA Minimumweight World Champion

Hekkie Budler WBA Minimumweight World Champion. Photo Jacques Cato

South African Hekkie Budler was awarded as the Boxer of the Month of the World Boxing Association, after knocking out Karluis Díaz last March 1.

Budler, with a record of 25-1, 8 KO’s, won the minimun belt at the Emperors Palace, Kempton Park in Gauteng, South Africa.

The Honorable Mention was given to Alberto Rossel, who retained his title on March 8.