Thabiso Mchunu

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Thabiso Mchunu
Statistics
Nickname(s)The Rock
Weight(s)Cruiserweight
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Reach184 cm (72 in)
NationalitySouth African
Born (1988-03-04) 4 March 1988 (age 31)
Ximba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights26
Wins21
Wins by KO13
Losses5

Thabiso Mchunu (born 4 March 1988) is a South African professional boxer who challenged for the WBO cruiserweight title in 2016. As of November 2019, he is ranked as the world’s seventh best active cruiserweight by BoxRec.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
25 fights 20 wins 5 losses
By knockout 12 3
By decision 8 2
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
25 Win 20–5 South Africa Thomas Oosthuizen UD 12 8 Dec 2018 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained South African cruiserweight title;
Won ABU cruiserweight title
24 Loss 19–5 South Africa Thomas Oosthuizen MD 12 1 Sep 2018 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa For vacant ABU cruiserweight title
23 Win 19–4 Latvia Ricards Bolotniks TKO 6 (10), 0:23 23 Jun 2018 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
22 Loss 18–4 Romania Constantin Bejenaru UD 10 25 Nov 2017 United States Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S. For WBC Continental Americas and International cruiserweight titles
21 Win 18–3 South Africa Johnny Muller UD 12 10 Jun 2017 South Africa Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant ABU and South African cruiserweight titles
20 Loss 17–3 Ukraine Oleksandr Usyk KO 9 (12), 1:53 17 Dec 2016 United States The Forum, Inglewood, California, U.S. For WBO cruiserweight title
19 Win 17–2 Burkina Faso Boniface Kabore TKO 2 (12) 20 May 2016 South Africa Convention Centre, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Won vacant WBA interim Pan African cruiserweight title
18 Loss 16–2 Democratic Republic of the Congo Ilunga Makabu KO 11 (12), 1:56 16 May 2015 South Africa Convention Centre, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
17 Win 16–1 United States Garrett Wilson UD 10 20 Sep 2014 United States Foxwoods Resort Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut, U.S.
16 Win 15–1 Nigeria Olanrewaju Durodola UD 10 24 Jan 2014 United States Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. Won vacant NABF cruiserweight title
15 Win 14–1 United States Eddie Chambers UD 10 3 Aug 2013 United States Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.
14 Win 13–1 South Africa Danie Venter KO 5 (12), 1:52} 10 Nov 2012 South Africa Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa Won vacant ABU cruiserweight title
13 Win 12–1 South Africa Flo Simba TKO 1 (10), 2:46 22 Sep 2012 South Africa Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
12 Win 11–1 South Africa Flo Simba TKO 1 (8), 2:53 16 Jun 2012 South Africa Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
11 Loss 10–1 Democratic Republic of the Congo Zack Mwekassa TKO 6 (8), 1:45 24 Oct 2011 South Africa Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
10 Win 10–0 South Africa Danie Venter MD 8 4 Jun 2011 South Africa Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
9 Win 9–0 South Africa Daniel Bruwer UD 12 5 Nov 2010 South Africa Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Retained South African cruiserweight title
8 Win 8–0 South Africa Ruben Groenewald TKO 4 (12), 1:31 22 Jan 2010 South Africa Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa Retained South African cruiserweight title
7 Win 7–0 South Africa Soon Botes TKO 8 (12), 2:21 15 May 2009 South Africa Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa Retained WBA Pan African and South African cruiserweight titles
6 Win 6–0 Ghana Marciano Commeyvacant KO 1 (12), 0:32 10 Oct 2008 South Africa Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa Won vacant WBA Pan African cruiserweight title
5 Win 5–0 South Africa Sean Santana TKO 7 (12) 11 Jul 2008 South Africa Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Retained South African cruiserweight title
4 Win 4–0 South Africa Patrick Madzinga TKO 9 (12), 2:07 29 Feb 2008 South Africa Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Won vacant South African cruiserweight title
3 Win 3–0 South Africa Jacques Moussisi TKO 1 (4) 11 Jan 2008 South Africa Welkom, Free State, South Africa
2 Win 2–0 South Africa Kleinboy Maqashane TKO 1 (4) 10 Nov 2007 South Africa Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1 Win 1–0 South Africa Mzikayise Hlengwa PTS 4 28 Jul 2007 South Africa Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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