Moruti Mthalane

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Moruti Mthalane
Real name Moruti Mthalane
Nickname(s) Babyface
Rated at Flyweight
Height 5 ft 5.5 in (1.66 m)
Reach 66.5 in (169 cm)
Nationality South African
Born (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 34)
Gauteng, South Africa
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 34
Wins 32
Wins by KO 21
Losses 2
Draws 0
No contests 0

Moruti Mthalane (born 6 October 1982), is a South African professional boxer with orthodox stance who goes by the nickname of "Babyface". His professional record includes 27 fights: 25 wins (16 knockouts), and 2 losses. He lives in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. He is the current IBO Flyweight champion and a former IBF Flyweight champion.

Professional boxing record[edit]

31 Wins (20 Knockouts), 2 Defeats (2 Knockouts), 0 Draws, 0 No Contests[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 31-2 Mexico Odilon Zaleta UD 12 2014-10-26 South Africa Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Retained IBO Flyweight title.
Win 30-2 Philippines Jether Oliva SD 12 2014-03-15 South Africa Durban Convention Center, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Won vacant IBO Flyweight title.
Win 29-2 Panama Ricardo Núñez TKO 8 (12), 2:41 2012-09-01 Panama Roberto Durán Arena, Panama City Retained IBF Flyweight title.
Win 28-2 Italy Andrea Sarritzu TKO 7 (12) 2011-10-28 Italy PalaRockfeller, Cagliari, Sardegna Retained IBF Flyweight Title.
Win 27-2 Philippines Johnriel Casimero TKO 5 (12), 1:50 2011-03-26 South Africa Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng Retained IBF Flyweight title.
Win 26-2 South Africa Zolani Tete TKO 5 (12), 2:27 2010-09-01 South Africa Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng Retained IBF Flyweight title.
Win 25-2 Mexico Julio César Miranda UD 12 2009-11-20 South Africa Wembley Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng Won vacant IBF Flyweight title.
Win 24-2 South Africa Lehlohonolo Ramagole KO 3 (12), 2:26 2009-04-18 South Africa North-West University Sports Complex, Mafikeng, North West
Loss 23-2 Philippines Nonito Donaire TKO 6 (12), 1:31 2008-11-01 United States Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada For IBF & IBO Flyweight titles.
Win 23-1 Australia Hussein Hussein UD 12 2008-07-05 South Africa Jan Smuts Stadium, East London, Eastern Cape


  1. ^ Moruti Mthalane's Professional Boxing Record. Retrieved on 2011-08-28.

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Title last held by
Nonito Donaire
IBF Flyweight Champion
20 November 2009 – 13 January 2014
Title next held by
Amnat Ruenroeng