Welcome Ncita

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Welcome Ncita
Nickname(s) The Hawk
Height 5 ft 5.5 in (1.66 m)
Nationality South Africa
Born (1965-10-25) October 25, 1965 (age 51)
Mdantsane, South Africa
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 44
Wins 40
Wins by KO 21
Losses 3
Draws 1

Welcome Ncita (born 25 October 1965) is a retired professional boxer and former IBF Super Bantamweight Champion. Ncita was born in Mdantsane, South Africa.[citation needed]

Known as "The Hawk", Ncita turned professional in 1984 and in 1990 captured the International Boxing Federation Super Bantamweight Title with a victory over Fabrice Benichou in a bout that took place in Tel Aviv.[1] Ncita defended the title six times before losing it to Kennedy McKinney in 1992. He lost a rematch by decision to McKinney in 1994, a fight in which McKinney was knocked down in round five, but Ncita's left eye swelled shut midway through the bout. Ncita retired in 1998.


  1. ^ Fleischer, Nat; Andre, Sam; Rafael, Don (2001). An Illustrated History of Boxing. Kensington Publishing Corporation. p. 363. ISBN 9780806522012. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 

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Preceded by
Fabrice Benichou
IBF Super Bantamweight Champion
10 Mar 1990– 2 Dec 1992
Succeeded by
Kennedy McKinney