Tete will be taking on Englishman Jason Cunningham in an IBF International and Commonwealth junior featherweight title bouts in a Queensberry Promotions event at Ovo Arena in London on 02 July 2022.
The fight against Cunningham will mark Tete's return to Frank Warren's fold since his stunning knockout loss to Filipino Johnriel Casimero in 2019.
Speaking at the event, Deputy Mayor said: "As Buffalo City Metro we are 100% behind Zolani Tete to go and win the IBF
International and Commonwealth Junior Featherweight Title. In this fight, Zolani will be carrying the flag of South Africa with him to represent our country and we know he will make us proud. "
Deputy Mayor added that the City made it a point that it supports the champion by offering him a sponsorship to ensure that all his needs are taken care off.
She also committed in making sure that the City supports the development of sport in Buffalo City Metro:"To us, sport unites people, it brings us joy and entertainment, but it also brings us
development, job creation, and it helps us fight against drug abuse and poor lifestyle choices," she said.
The send off prayer was held on Thursday, 23 June 2022 at Mdantsane City Mall.