Moruti Mthalane

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Moruti Mthalane
Statistics
Real nameMoruti Mthalane
Nickname(s)Babyface
Weight(s)Flyweight
Height5 ft 5.5 in (166 cm)
Reach66.5 in (169 cm)
NationalitySouth African
Born (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 36)
Gauteng, South Africa
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights38
Wins36
Wins by KO24
Losses2

Moruti Mthalane (born 6 October 1982) is a South African professional boxer. He is a two-time IBF flyweight champion, having held the title since July 2018, and previously from 2009 to 2014.

Professional career[edit]

His professional record includes 38 fights: 36 wins (24 knockouts), and 2 losses. He lives in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. In November 2009 he beat Mexican boxer Julio César Miranda to win the vacant IBF Flyweight title.[1]

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
38 fights 36 wins 2 losses
By knockout 24 2
By decision 12 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
38 Win 36–2 Pakistan Muhammad Waseem UD 12 15 Jul 2018 Malaysia Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Won vacant IBF flyweight title
37 Win 35–2 Philippines Ardin Diale TKO 2 (12) 27 Oct 2017 South Africa Convention Centre, Mmabatho, South Africa Won vacant IBF International flyweight title
36 Win 34–2 Ghana Isaac Quaye TKO 2 (10) 24 Sep 2017 South Africa Ramosa Community Hall, Mohlakeng, South Africa
35 Win 33–2 Philippines Genisis Libranza KO 4 (12) 28 Apr 2017 South Africa Wembley Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa Retained IBO flyweight title
34 Win 32–2 Philippines Renz Rosia TKO 9 (12) 15 Dec 2015 South Africa Olive Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa Retained IBO flyweight title
33 Win 31–2 Mexico Odilon Zaleta UD 12 26 Oct 2014 South Africa International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa Retained IBO flyweight title
32 Win 30–2 Philippines Jether Oliva SD 12 15 Mar 2014 South Africa International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa Won vacant IBO flyweight title
31 Win 29–2 Panama Ricardo Núñez TKO 8 (12), 2:41 1 Sep 2012 Panama Roberto Durán Arena, Panama City, Panama Retained IBF flyweight title
30 Win 28–2 Italy Andrea Sarritzu TKO 7 (12) 28 Oct 2011 Italy PalaRockfeller, Cagliari, Italy Retained IBF flyweight title
29 Win 27–2 Philippines Johnriel Casimero TKO 5 (12), 1:50 26 Mar 2011 South Africa Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa Retained IBF flyweight title
28 Win 26–2 South Africa Zolani Tete TKO 5 (12), 2:27 1 Sep 2010 South Africa Carnival City, Brakpan, South Africa Retained IBF flyweight title
27 Win 25–2 Mexico Julio César Miranda UD 12 20 Nov 2009 South Africa Wembley Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa Won vacant IBF flyweight title
26 Win 24–2 South Africa Lehlohonolo Ramagole KO 3 (12), 2:26 18 Apr 2009 South Africa North-West University Sports Complex, Mafikeng, South Africa
25 Loss 23–2 Philippines Nonito Donaire TKO 6 (12), 1:31 1 Nov 2008 United States Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, US For IBF and IBO flyweight titles
24 Win 23–1 Australia Hussein Hussein UD 12 5 Jul 2008 South Africa Jan Smuts Stadium, East London, South Africa
23 Win 22–1 South Africa Joel Kunene TKO 5 (12) 12 Apr 2008 South Africa North-West University Sports Complex, Mahikeng, South Africa Retained South African flyweight title
22 Win 21–1 Philippines Apol Suico TKO 1 (12), 2:22 29 Sep 2007 South Africa Park Station Concourse, Johannesburg, South Africa Won vacant WBC International flyweight title
21 Win 20–1 South Africa Xola Sifama TKO 5 (12), 2:38 16 Jun 2007 South Africa Jabulani Mall, Soweto, South Africa Retained South African flyweight title
20 Win 19–1 South Africa Zamumzi Xola TKO 3 (12), 2:23 1 Dec 2006 South Africa Orlando Communal Hall, Soweto, South Africa Retained South African flyweight title
19 Win 18–1 South Africa Akhona Aliva KO 6 (12), 1:37 11 Aug 2006 South Africa Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa Won South African flyweight title
18 Win 17–1 South Africa Mbulelo Nyanda TKO 4 (8) 3 Sep 2005 South Africa Park Station Concourse, Johannesburg, South Africa
17 Win 16–1 South Africa Thembelani Maphuma KO 6 (8) 28 May 2005 South Africa Park Station Concourse, Johannesburg, South Africa
16 Win 15–1 South Africa Siphiwe Khumalo PTS 6 12 Mar 2005 South Africa Park Station Concourse, Johannesburg, South Africa
15 Loss 14–1 South Africa Nkqubela Gwazela TKO 10 (12), 2:35 24 Sep 2004 South Africa Graceland Hotel Casino, Secunda, South Africa For South African and vacant WBC International flyweight titles
14 Win 14–0 South Africa Vincent Mogotsi TKO 7 (8), 1:10 26 Jun 2004 South Africa Park Station Concourse, Johannesburg, South Africa
13 Win 13–0 South Africa Joel Kunene PTS 6 8 May 2004 South Africa Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, South Africa
12 Win 12–0 South Africa Thabo Tshehla TKO 3 (4) 24 Feb 2004 South Africa Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, South Africa
11 Win 11–0 South Africa Piet Nkate TKO 3 (6) 28 Nov 2003 South Africa Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, South Africa
10 Win 10–0 South Africa Siphiwe Khumalo TKO 5 (6) 30 Sep 2003 South Africa Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, South Africa
9 Win 9–0 South Africa Mpumezi Mazantsi KO 1 (4) 15 Aug 2003 South Africa Inst. of Technology Hall, Durban, South Africa
8 Win 8–0 South Africa Nelson Sebobiso PTS 6 25 Jun 2003 South Africa Park Station Concourse, Johannesburg, South Africa
7 Win 7–0 South Africa Joel Kunene PTS 8 7 Dec 2002 South Africa The Arena, Durban, South Africa
6 Win 6–0 South Africa Nyiko Zitha TKO 3 (4) 13 Jul 2002 South Africa Town Hall, Giyani, South Africa
5 Win 5–0 South Africa Sibonelo Gumede PTS 4 14 Dec 2001 South Africa DLI Hall, Durban, South Africa
4 Win 4–0 South Africa Wiseman Mnguni TKO 3 (4) 8 Jul 2001 South Africa The Arena, Durban, South Africa
3 Win 3–0 South Africa Sibongakonke Mchunu PTS 4 27 Apr 2001 South Africa The Arena, Durban, South Africa
2 Win 2–0 South Africa Ishmael Mtshali PTS 4 21 Jan 2001 South Africa The Arena, Durban, South Africa
1 Win 1–0 South Africa Wiseman Mnguni KO 3 (4) 10 Dec 2000 South Africa The Arena, Durban, South Africa

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moruti Mthalane Decisions Miranda To Capture IBF Title". Boxingscene. Retrieved 2018-05-15.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Armando Santos
IBF International flyweight champion
27 October 2017 – 15 July 2018
Won world title
Vacant
Minor world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
César Seda
IBO flyweight champion
15 March 2014 – 2017
Vacated
Vacant
Major world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Nonito Donaire
IBF flyweight champion
20 November 2009 – 13 January 2014
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Amnat Ruenroeng
Vacant
Title last held by
Donnie Nietes
IBF flyweight champion
15 July 2018 – present
Incumbent