Welcome Ncita

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Welcome Ncita
Nickname(s) The Hawk
Height 5 ft 5.5 in (1.66 m)
Nationality South Africa
Born (1965-10-25) October 25, 1965 (age 49)
Mdantsane, South Africa
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 44
Wins 40
Wins by KO 21
Losses 3
Draws 1

Welcome Ncita (born 1965-10-25) was a professional boxer and IBF Super Bantamweight Champion. Ncita was born in Mdantsane, South Africa.

Known as "The Hawk", Ncita turned professional in 1984 and in 1990 captured the International Boxing Federation Super Bantamweight Title with a victory over Fabrice Benichou in a bout that took place in Tel Aviv. Ncita defended the title six times before losing it to Kennedy McKinney in 1992. He lost a rematch by decision to McKinney in 1994, a fight in which McKinney was knocked down in round five, but Ncita's left eye swelled shut midway through the bout. Ncita retired in 1998.

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Preceded by
Fabrice Benichou
IBF Super Bantamweight Champion
10 Mar 1990– 2 Dec 1992
Succeeded by
Kennedy McKinney