Joshua vs Klitschko

It’s almost that time, the time for a heavyweight great to get exposed. Joshua is the favourite going into the fight but has never really been tested by a great of the sport before, Wladimir Klitschko. With so much more experience than AJ it is going to be extremely difficult to call. All we hoping for is for a bout that gives us something more than the Haye/Bellew fight.

The magnitude of the fight does not just extend to the fact that they are both exceptional boxers but because if AJ wins this he can finally get our respect. Yes, 18 bouts, 18 KO’s…this means nothing if he is not beating greats, which I think we all know he can and should do. Exciting fight ahead of us…who’s your money on?

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MLB and African History Made

For the first time ever, Africa has a representative in the American Major League Baseball. Gift Ngoepe who was signed in 2008 by Indianapolis Indians at the age of 18, is not the first South African to sign a professional contract but is thee first to actually play an MLB game.

Seems to be that he has been impressing in the lower leagues with his stats.  Baseball America rated him as the “Best Defensive Infielder” in the Pirates minor league system each of the last five seasons (2013-2017). Not bad chief. We’ve got no doubt that he’s going to do the continent proud (he already has though).

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Reebok Pump

The Reebok Pump…ahead of its time. For this week’s throw back Thursday we look at an iconic shoe. Pump it up and you were able to jump over buildings (well that’s what we thought). Technology wise, it secured the ankle for all the ballers, for the rest of us…we could pump it up. I genuinely do not need to sell you on why this is one of the greatest sneakers ever created, we can just collectively appreciate what Reebook produced for us, and let’s be honest…they set a trend. Namaste Reebok.

Reebok Pump Omni Lite OG

Reebok Pump Omni Lite Vintage

Bodega x Reebok Pump 25 “1989”

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African A/W 17 (Coats)

As we finally get into a season which slightly resembles an Autumn, it’s time for us to change up our style as well. Now I don’t mean change up your style and start dressing like the Fresh Prince (even though we will always encourage the uptown fade), but now we can at least wear longer attire. It’s the season to dress up a bit more. Put those vests and short-shorts deep into your wardrobe and get out those jeans and shirts. 

Renny Man looks at their favourite coats for the African “Autumn”.

Stone Lightweight Smart Mac

TOPMAN DESIGN Black And White Tailored Coat

SELECTED HOMME Light Brown Trench Coat

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Beauty of the Week

Natural beauty Leila Luliana da Costa Vieira Lopes Umenyiora AKA Leila Lopes is a former Miss Universe (2011). Along with being famous for looking stunning she is an actress and TV Host.

Now, in order to be the Beauty of the Week at Renny Man, looks is not the only prerequisite. You’ve got to have more. And more she has. A degree in business management from the University of Suffolk (England) and currently she is heavily involved with the raising of awareness of HIV/AIDS and the discrimination towards people who have contracted this virus.

All round good person who is very easy on the eyes. Leile Lopes. Insert heart emoji here.

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Adidas NMD XR1

Adidas Originals will be releasing their new NMD sneaker on the 27th of April to the rest of the world (already released in the US). The sneaker will feature perforated side panels going over the Boost cushioning, while the shoelaces will caged.

These aesthetically pleasing sneakers pay homage to the vintage runner, both in style but increased performance. It carries on with the Adidas image, cool and effective.

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Johnnie Walker Blender’s Batch

Johnnie Walker describes this blender’s batch as “a bold experiment in flavour”. More than 200 whisky samples coming from 5 distilleries, this new launch is the ultimate blend.

To reach the “intense honeyed sweetness” the blend is aged in first-fill Bourban casks then finished in former rye casks for up to 6 months.

This limited edition whisky is part of Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch portfolio – the result of hundreds of ongoing flavour experiments carried out by a small team of blenders led by master blender Dr Jim Beveridge.

Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch Bourbon Cask & Rye Finish is one of the limited edition’s which is part of the Johnnie Walker Blender’s Batch portfolio.

 

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