Japhet Uutoni

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Japhet Uutoni
Statistics
Real nameJaphet Uutoni
Nickname(s)The Namibian Lion
Slow Poison
Weight(s)Light flyweight
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
NationalityNamibian
Born (1979-06-29) 29 June 1979 (age 39)
Windhoek, Namibia
Boxing record
Total fights14
Wins12
Wins by KO5
Losses2

Japhet Uutoni (also spelled Jafet Uutoni; born 29 June 1979) is a Namibian professional boxer in the light flyweight division. He was the 2005 Namibian sportsperson of the year in the Namibian newspaper and won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games by defeating England's Darren Langley on points (37-24). He also won a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Uutoni competes at the 48 kg weightclass and qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics by beating Manyo Plange. He was a member of the team that competed for Africa at the 2005 Boxing World Cup in Moscow, Russia.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
14 fights 12 wins 2 losses
By knockout 5 1
By decision 7 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
14 Loss 12–2 Puerto Rico Ángel Acosta TKO 10 (12), 1:01 11 Feb 2017 Puerto Rico Coliseo Roger L. Mendoza, Caguas, Puerto Rico WBO light flyweight title eliminator
13 Win 12–1 Tanzania Twalib Tuwa TKO 3 (12) 8 Oct 2016 Namibia Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia Retain WBO International light flyweight title
12 Win 11–1 South Africa Bongani Silila TKO 11 (12) 29 Apr 2016 South Africa Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex, Seshego, Limpopo, South Africa vacant WBO International light flyweight title
11 Win 10–1 South Africa Khanyakude Mukansi UD 6 1 Aug 2015 Namibia Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia
10 Win 9–1 South Africa Sibusiso Twani UD 10 20 Mar 2015 Namibia Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia
9 Win 8–1 Namibia Abmerk Shindjuu UD 12 6 Dec 2014 Namibia Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia Won WBO Africa flyweight title
8 Loss 7–1 Namibia Abmerk Shindjuu SD 12 26 Jul 2014 Namibia Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia For WBO Africa flyweighttitle
7 Win 7–0 Namibia Neaman Amagola TKO 3 (6) 17 May 2014 Namibia Omuthiya Park, Oshikoto, Namibia
6 Win 6–0 Namibia Lukusa Kashindi TKO 1 (6), 0:52 17 May 2014 Namibia Olufuko Centre, Outapi, Namibia
5 Win 5–0 Botswana Peter Pelane PTS 6 (6) 6 Dec 2013 Namibia Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia
4 Win 4–0 Namibia Neaman Amagola UD 4 5 Oct 2013 Namibia Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia
3 Win 3–0 Botswana Kgomotso Bok RTD 3 (4), 3:00 5 Jul 2013 Namibia Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia
2 Win 2–0 Namibia Celestinus Haingura UD 4 2 Mar 2013 Namibia Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia
1 Win 1–0 Zimbabwe Ntando Sibanda UD 4 3 Nov 2012 Namibia Ramatex Factory, Windhoek, Namibia Pro debut for Uutoni

Sources[edit]

  • Results of 2006 Commonwealth Games - Boxing, 48 Kg
  • Japhet Uutoni at the African People Database
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jafet Uutoni". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-07-06.
  • Namibian Sport Year in Review, 22 December 2006, Namibian.com.na (see sports section)

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