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Elijah Makhathini

W L D
47 13 2
22 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 62
rounds 482
KOs 35%
 
global ID 11421
aliasTap Tap
born 1942-10-03
debut1971-02-06 / age 28
divisionmiddleweight
stancesouthpaw
residence
Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
birth place
Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1980-05-19
Doug Lumley16 3 0
Kings Park Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1980-04-14
164¼Daniel Mapanya157¾19 4 0
Kings Park Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1979-12-01
166½Anton Retief159¼8 2 1
Mick Kelly Park, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W DQ6/6
 W  
DQ
6/6
  
referee: Eric Moolman
1979-11-03
Ace Makaluza20 11 5
Showgrounds Hall, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1979-09-15
162½Bruce McIntyre16110 1 0
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
referee: Peter Lock
1979-06-30
Alfredo Horacio Cabral34 2 4
Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille, Fontvieille, Monaco
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:54   referee: Roland Dakin
1979-06-02
160Gary Guiden156½28 2 0
Independence Stadium, Mmabatho, North-West, South Africa
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
referee: Stanley Christodoulou
1979-04-30
Charlie Weir16 1 0
New Kingsmead Soccer Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO8/10
 W  
KO
8/10
  
referee: Bobby Mazzoni
1979-02-12
158½Gert Steyn159¼28 3 2
Old Mutual Sports Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Eric Moolman
1978-11-11
159Tommy Howard162¼25 15 3
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Peter Lock
1978-10-10
158½Bonifacio Avila158¾17 4 3
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1978-08-28
157¾Daniel Mapanya158¼16 2 0
West Ridge Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO7/12
 W  
KO
7/12
  
time: 1:16   referee: Bobby Mazzoni
South African middleweight title
Supreme Title
1978-08-05
161¾Howard Mills160¾8 4 1
Empangeni Rugby Ground, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1978-05-29
163¾Morgan Moledi155¾11 13 2
West Ridge Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W RTD8/10
 W  
RTD
8/10
  
1978-03-18
158¾Maxwell Malinga156¾40 11 3
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1978-02-22
163¼Jan Kies16131 8 0
Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Hennie Lotter
1977-11-28
158½Doug Lumley159¾13 0 0
West Ridge Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Bobby Mazzoni
South African middleweight title
1977-10-29
161½Nat King16121 14 0
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1977-08-01
157¾Doug Lumley15910 0 0
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Bobby Mazzoni
South African middleweight title
1977-07-09
161Morgan Moledi155¾11 10 1
Stanger Sports Grounds, Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1977-02-28
Morgan Moledi10 9 1
West Ridge Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
referee: Nick Venter
South African (Non White) middleweight title
1977-01-29
Joseph Hali16 10 1
Dan Qeqe Stadium, Veeplaas, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
South African (Non White) middleweight title
1976-11-27
159¾Jan Kies159½29 6 0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
referee: Peter Lock
vacant South African middleweight title
Makathini is SA Non-White champion while Kies is SA White champion.
1976-06-19
157Gordon Goba16559 16 7
Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
1976-06-05
David Love26 12 0
Jabulani Amphitheatre, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Stanley Christodoulou
1976-04-10
Victor Ntloko8 3 3
Indian Sports Grounds, Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
referee: Peter Conradt
vacant South African (Non White) middleweight title
1975-10-27
159½Manuel Fierro16228 12 3
West Ridge Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1975-08-09
158Emile Griffith156¾81 18 1
Orlando Stadium, Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1975-06-21
157¾Carl Speare1586 3 1
Stanger Sports Grounds, Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Fred Smith
1975-05-10
156½Joseph Sishi16055 23 2
Indian Sports Grounds, Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Nick Venter
Natal Non-White Middleweight Title
1974-09-23
Joseph Hali14 6 1
Goodwood Showgrounds, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1974-09-14
Richard Ndlovu5 4 0
Stanger Sports Grounds, Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/10
 W  
PTS
6/10
  
1974-08-17
158Juarez de Lima157½44 15 5
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1974-01-17
156½Sydney Young Hoho16014 5 2
Langa Stadium, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
LRTD11/12
 L 
RTD
11/12
  
referee: Sydney Beck
South African (Non White) middleweight title
Cut eye
1973-12-22
Billy Douglas16028 7 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1973-08-25
158¾Gordon Goba157¾50 12 5
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1973-06-16
161Willie Warren16237 19 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1973-05-24
159¼Willie Warren16037 18 1
Athlone Stadium, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1973-03-10
158¾Joseph Sishi159¾50 20 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
Natal Non-White Middleweight Title
1972-12-02
154Maxwell Malinga14921 8 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Vacant Natal Non-White Light Middleweight Title
1972-11-11
159½Abraham Sibeko1605 4 1
Beatrice Street YMCA, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
referee: Nick Venter
1972-10-05
Sydney Young Hoho9 5 2
Langa Stadium, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
South African (Non White) middleweight title
1972-09-23
Zolile Konza11 7 0
Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1972-09-09
159Curtis Cokes157¾60 13 4
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1972-08-04
157½Gordon Goba15445 9 3
Kwa-Thema Civic Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1972-05-27
159Sydney Young Hoho163½9 3 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1972-05-06
157½Joseph Sishi159¼47 17 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Natal Non-White Middleweight Title
1972-04-08
160¾Simon Sithole160½4 5 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1972-01-22
158½Abraham Sibeko1604 1 1
Beatrice Street YMCA, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1971-11-20
Joseph Sishi47 16 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
Natal Non-White Middleweight Title
1971-11-06
159¾Joseph Hali1559 1 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1971-09-18
160Xavier Gave156¾0 1 0
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
1971-08-14
159½Gordon Goba159¾38 7 3
Kwa Mashu Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1971-08-07
158Jethro Luhlongwane155½6 3 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1971-07-17
160Henry Sidumo16111 17 0
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1971-06-26
159¼Joe Joka152¼7 9 0
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1971-06-19
157½Maxwell Malinga151¾10 4 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
1971-05-01
157½Derrick Mncwango154¼1 1 0
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
1971-04-17
157Wilfred Dlamini155½0 3 1
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1971-04-03
153Abraham Sibeko1562 0 0
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1971-03-20
155Gladstone Sibanda1611 3 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/0
 W  
PTS
6/0
  
1971-02-06
151Phutuma Khuboni1501 2 0
Jainah Hall, Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
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