Hekkie Budler

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Hekkie Budler
Statistics
Real name Hector Budler
Nickname(s) The Hexecutioner
Weight(s)
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Reach 165 cm (65 in)
Nationality South African
Born (1988-05-18) 18 May 1988 (age 30)
Johannesburg, Gauteng,
South Africa
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 35
Wins 32
Wins by KO 10
Losses 3

Hector "Hekkie" Budler (born 18 May 1988) is a South African professional boxer. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the unified WBA, IBF, and The Ring light-flyweight titles since 2018, and the IBO and WBA minimumweight titles between 2011 and 2016.

Professional career[edit]

Budler won the vacant IBO minimumweight title with a unanimous decision win over Michael Landero. He then won the vacant WBA minimumweight title with a first-round knockout win over Karluis Diaz. He held the titles until March 2016 when he was defeated by Byron Rojas via unanimous decision.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
35 fights 32 wins 3 losses
By knockout 10 0
By decision 22 3
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
35 Win 32–3 Japan Ryoichi Taguchi UD 12 20 May 2018 Japan Ota City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan Won WBA (Unified), IBF, and The Ring light-flyweight titles
34 Loss 31–3 Philippines Milan Melindo SD 12 16 Sep 2017 Philippines Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu City, Philippines For IBF light-flyweight title
33 Win 31–2 Philippines Joey Canoy RTD 8 (12), 3:00 4 Feb 2017 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO light-flyweight title
32 Win 30–2 South Africa Siyabonga Siyo UD 12 22 Oct 2016 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant WBA Pan-African light-flyweight title
31 Loss 29–2 Nicaragua Byron Rojas UD 12 19 Mar 2016 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Lost WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
30 Win 29–1 South Africa Simphiwe Khonco UD 12 19 Sep 2015 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
29 Win 28–1 Mexico Jesús Silvestre UD 12 21 Feb 2015 Monaco Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
28 Win 27–1 China Xiong Zhao Zhong UD 12 25 Oct 2014 Monaco Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
27 Win 26–1 Thailand Vicha Phulaikaw KO 8 (12), 1:06 21 Jun 2014 Monaco Monte Carlo Casino, Monte Carlo, Monaco Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
26 Win 25–1 Colombia Karluis Diaz KO 1 (12), 2:59 1 Mar 2014 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title;
Won vacant WBA minimumweight title
25 Win 24–1 Argentina Hugo Hernan Verchelli TKO 4 (12), 2:29 9 Nov 2013 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title;
Won vacant WBA interim minimumweight title
24 Win 23–1 South Africa Nkosinathi Joyi SD 12 15 Jun 2013 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title
23 Win 22–1 Philippines Renan Trongco UD 12 16 Feb 2013 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title
22 Win 21–1 Philippines Florante Condes UD 12 22 Sep 2012 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title
21 Win 20–1 South Africa Shamila Kortman UD 8 26 Mar 2012 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
20 Win 19–1 Philippines Michael Landero UD 12 24 Sep 2011 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO minimumweight title
19 Win 18–1 South Africa Luyanda Nkwankwa KO 4 (6), 2:26 29 May 2011 South Africa Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
18 Loss 17–1 South Africa Gideon Buthelezi SD 12 27 Jan 2011 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Lost IBO light-flyweight title
17 Win 17–0 Mexico Evaristo Primero SD 10 14 Aug 2010 United States Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas, U.S.
16 Win 16–0 Philippines Juanito Rubillar SD 12 19 Jun 2010 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO light-flyweight title
15 Win 15–0 Philippines Juanito Rubillar MD 12 27 Feb 2010 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO light-flyweight title
14 Win 14–0 South Africa Motswaki Moselesele KO 1 (12), 2:47 31 Oct 2009 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO All-Africa light-flyweight title
13 Win 13–0 South Africa Doctor Ntsele UD 12 29 Sep 2009 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO All-Africa light-flyweight title
12 Win 12–0 South Africa Khanyakude Mukansi UD 8 11 Jul 2009 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
11 Win 11–0 South Africa Charity Mukondeleli PTS 12 2 Apr 2009 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO All-Africa light-flyweight title
10 Win 10–0 South Africa Ronald Parks PTS 6 29 Nov 2008 South Africa Wembley Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa
9 Win 9–0 South Africa Dalisizwe Komani TKO 6 (6) 13 Sep 2008 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
8 Win 8–0 South Africa Ronald Parks PTS 6 15 Jul 2008 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
7 Win 7–0 South Africa Loyiso Ngantweni PTS 6 30 May 2008 South Africa Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg, South Africa
6 Win 6–0 South Africa Khanyakude Mukansi PTS 6 29 Apr 2008 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
5 Win 5–0 South Africa Sibusiso Twani PTS 6 2 Feb 2008 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
4 Win 4–0 Mexico Mario Gaxiola UD 4 28 Dec 2007 Canada River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
3 Win 3–0 South Africa Sibusiso Ngqalathi TKO 2 (4) 12 Nov 2007 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
2 Win 2–0 South Africa Petros Mahlangu TKO 1 (4) 17 Sep 2007 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
1 Win 1–0 South Africa Michael Sediane TKO 1 (4) 5 Jul 2007 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa

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Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
New title IBO All-Africa light-flyweight champion
2 April 2009 – 27 February 2010
Won world title
Title discontinued
Vacant
Title last held by
Omari Kimweri
WBA Pan-African light-flyweight champion
22 October 2016 – January 2017
Vacated
Vacant
Minor word boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Monelisi Myekeni
IBO light-flyweight champion
27 February 2010 – 27 January 2011
Succeeded by
Gideon Buthelezi
Vacant
Title last held by
Gideon Buthelezi
IBO minimumweight champion
24 September 2011 – 19 March 2016
Vacant after loss to Byron Rojas
Vacant
Title next held by
Simphiwe Khonco
Vacant
Title last held by
Rey Loreto
IBO light-flyweight champion
4 February 2017 – August 2017
Vacated
Vacant
Major world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Jesús Silvestre
WBA minimumweight champion
Interim title

9 November 2013 – 1 March 2014
Won full title
Vacant
Title next held by
Knockout CP Freshmart
Vacant
Title last held by
Ryo Miyazaki
WBA minimumweight champion
1 March 2014 – 19 March 2016
Succeeded by
Byron Rojas
Preceded by
Ryoichi Taguchi
WBA light-flyweight champion
Unified title

20 May 2018 – present
Incumbent
IBF light-flyweight champion
20 May 2018 – present
The Ring light-flyweight champion
20 May 2018 – present