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Thulani Malinga

W L D
44 13 0
19 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 57
rounds 496
KOs 33%
 
global ID 476
aliasSugar Boy
born 1955-12-11
debut1981-08-08 / age 25
divisionsuper middleweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 9½″   /   176cm
residence
Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
birth place
Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2000-01-14
174¾Ole Klemetsen174½41 4 0
Kolding Hallen, Kolding, Denmark
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:40   referee: Roy Francis   judges: Tom Miller 65-67, Pete Podgorski 64-68, Axel Zielke 64-68
vacant International Boxing Association light heavyweight title
IBA Light Heavyweight Title
1999-03-19
167Mads Larsen16828 1 0
Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg, Denmark
LKO10/12
 L 
KO
10/12
  
referee: Roy Francis   judges: Paul ThomasLarry Hazzard Jr.Torben Seemann Hansen
International Boxing Organization World super middleweight title
World Boxing Federation World super middleweight title
1998-11-27
168Peter H Madsen16714 0 0
Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Aarhus, Denmark
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
referee: Pete Podgorski   judges: Henk MeijersJess AndreasenRoy Francis
World Boxing Federation World super middleweight title
1998-06-05
167Fredrik Alvarez16426 1 0
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
judge: Pete Podgorski
World Boxing Federation World super middleweight title
1998-03-27
167¾Richie Woodhall166¼22 1 0
Ice Rink, Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Bob Logist   judges: Omar Mintun 109-118, Roger Kreitz 111-117, Tom Kaczmarek 110-118
WBC World super middleweight title
1997-12-19
166Robin Reid167½25 0 1
New London Arena, Millwall, London, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: John Keane   judges: Bob Logist 117-113, Walter Schall 115-114, Sinton Tshekeketse 117-112
WBC World super middleweight title
1996-07-06
165¾Vincenzo Nardiello16729 5 0
Nynex Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Mickey Vann   judges: Miguel Acuna 116-111, Alfred Asaro 112-114, John Keane 112-116
WBC World super middleweight title
1996-03-02
165¾Nigel Benn166½42 2 1
Telewest Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Richard Steele   judges: Chuck Williams 118-109, Chuck Giampa 114-112, Omar Mintun 111-115
WBC World super middleweight title
1995-07-22
165Trevor Ambrose16310 15 0
New London Arena, Millwall, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1995-03-04
167¼Soon Botes167¼11 2 0
Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana
South African super middleweight title
1994-11-20
172¼Martin Opperman170¾10 0 0
Wembley Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
referee: Abri Schutte
South African light heavyweight title
1994-08-14
166¾Ray Acquaye1684 5 0
Hotel Casino, Wild Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
referee: Issiah Akhaule
vacant African Boxing Union super middleweight title
Vacant African Super Middleweight Title
1994-02-20
171¾Mohammed Isaacs170¾12 2 0
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W KO7/12
 W  
KO
7/12
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana
South African light heavyweight title
1993-08-14
165Roy Jones Jr16622 0 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
LKO6/10
 L 
KO
6/10
  
time: 1:57   referee: Elmo Adolph   judges: Chester ComeauxMartin CoscinoFred Steinwinder III
1993-02-10
172Gary Ballard17113 0 1
City Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
judges: Peter Conradt 117-114, Clive Jackson 116-112, Robbie Meyer 116-114
South African light heavyweight title
1992-09-14
171½Jim Murray17215 4 1
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W MD12/12
 W  
MD
12/12
  
referee: Clement Martin   judges: Daniel Radebe 118-111, Joseph Horn 117-113, Alfred Buqwana 117-117
South African light heavyweight title
1992-05-23
168Nigel Benn16832 2 0
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Paul Thomas 98-98
1992-02-01
167Chris Eubank16829 0 0
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Mike Glienna 112-116, Harry Davis 115-112, Andre Van Grootenbruel 113-115
WBO World super middleweight title
Malinga down in the 5th round.
1991-08-13
176¼Leonard Friedman175¼10 2 2
Morula Sun Casino, Mabopane, North-West, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 98-94 99-94 99-94
1990-12-15
166¼Lindell Holmes165½42 5 0
Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Marino, Lazio, Italy
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Gary Merritt 112-116, Torben Seemann Hansen 112-116, Heinrich Muehmert 113-117
IBF World super middleweight title
1990-10-11
172½Sakkie Horn172½31 7 1
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
South African light heavyweight title
1990-08-05
168John Jarvis16823 2 0
Barranquilla, Colombia
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
 114-115 111-117 117-117
IBF Inter-Continental super middleweight title
1990-01-29
169Tony Harrison20 13 1
First National Bank Arena, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Charles Date 100-92, Peter Conradt 100-91, Blackie Swart 100-93
1989-12-05
167Oscar Pena166¾9 5 1
First National Bank Arena, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Robbie Meyer 100-91, Blackie Swart 99-94, Peter Conradt 100-92
1989-10-21
168Jose Quinones24 9 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
Stopped on cuts.
1989-09-18
167¾Vincent Boulware169¾20 2 1
Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
judges: Joseph Chaane 97-96, Clement Martin 96-95, Daniel Radebe 96-96
1989-05-27
166½Nicky Walker166¾37 4 2
Superbowl, Sun City, North-West, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Alfred Buqwana 98-92, Abri Schutte 98-93, Stanley Sono 98-92
1989-03-11
167Mike Peak1675 2 2
Indoor Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Sydney Mavi 99-92, Wally Snowball 100-93, Alfred Buqwana 99-91
1989-01-27
165½Graciano Rocchigiani167¾26 0 0
Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Sam Williams   judges: William James 111-117, Andre Van Grootenbruel 113-119, Heinrich Muehmert 112-119
IBF World super middleweight title
Rocchigiani vacates his IBF Super Middleweight Title to step up to the Light Heavyweight Division
1988-07-18
167Larry Musgrove1739 7 3
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Alan Ribbink   judges: Peter Conradt 97-95, Chris Khumalo 98-96, Darryl Ribbink 96-97
1988-03-07
168¾Jim MacDonald17420 5 0
Oppenheimer Stadium, Orkney, North-West, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Abri Schutte 100-92, Daniel Radebe 98-93, Gordon Goba 98-93
1988-02-01
168½Harry Cowap168¾21 5 2
Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana   judges: Daniel Radebe 100-91, Granville Gorton 100-90, Stanley Sono 99-91
1987-11-21
169½Sakkie Horn17420 5 1
Springs Indoor Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
LDQ12/12
 L 
DQ
12/12
  
referee: Wally Snowball
South African light heavyweight title
1987-10-18
172Prince Tukane174¼10 7 0
City Hall, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1987-05-09
174½Sakkie Horn17318 5 1
Far North Rugby Stadium, Pietersburg, Limpopo, South Africa
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Stanley Sono   judges: Alfred Buqwana 117-114, Len Hunt 114-116, Jules Van der Hoogen 114-118
South African light heavyweight title
1986-12-15
171Freddie Rafferty174½13 4 2
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Darryl Ribbink   judges: Peter Conradt 118-112, Kessie Arran 117-116, Eric Moolman 117-115
South African light heavyweight title
1986-10-19
172Sakkie Horn170¼17 4 1
Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Wally Snowball
South African light heavyweight title
1986-06-28
159¾Gregory Clark153¼33 4 0
Eldorado Park Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
judges: Len Hunt 117-115, Wally Snowball 117-113, Jules Van der Hoogen 117-115
South African middleweight title
1986-03-08
159½Pieter de Bruin159½11 5 1
Crown Mines Showgrounds, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
referee: Jules Van der Hoogen
South African middleweight title
1985-12-14
160Kosie van Vuuren15912 0 2
Curries Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W RTD10/12
 W  
RTD
10/12
  
referee: Kessie Arran
South African middleweight title
1985-07-27
158Pieter de Bruin158¼10 4 1
Superbowl, Sun City, North-West, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1985-06-22
160¼Frankie Decaestecker15735 15 2
Bleskop Stadium, Rustenburg, North-West, South Africa
W RTD5/0
 W  
RTD
5/0
  
1985-04-20
169Robert Madi1728 5 1
Currie's Fountain, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
referee: Darryl Ribbink
1985-03-15
159Gavin Stirrup15813 1 0
Riverlea Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
referee: Stanley Christodoulou
1984-10-26
163½Mwehu Beya164¾4 3 0
Riverlea Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W RTD6/10
 W  
RTD
6/10
  
referee: Len Hunt
1984-06-15
157Michael Motsoane19 3 0
Riverlea Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jules Van der Hoogen   judges: Ambitious Brown 118-113, Nick Venter 116-115, Abri Schutte 116-114
South African middleweight title
1984-05-01
167Prince Tukane173¼7 6 0
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1984-02-27
159John Dlamini4 8 1
City Hall, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
referee: Darryl Ribbink
1983-02-07
156Samson Mohloai9 3 1
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Alan Ribbink   judges: Bobby Mazzoni 117-112, Fred Smith 117-111, Kessie Arran 118-114
vacant South African middleweight title
1982-10-04
David Kalako9 7 2
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1982-09-13
159Shadrack Sithole6 1 2
City Hall, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
Natal Middleweight Title
1982-08-28
158Graham Mdingi1592 2 2
Steadville School Hall, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W RTD2/6
 W  
RTD
2/6
  
1982-06-05
156Morris Mohloai156¾34 9 1
Limit Hill Tennis Stadium, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1982-04-17
152Patrick Tshabalala1556 3 1
Showgrounds, Ermelo, Mpumalanga, South Africa
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1981-11-30
168Werdie Jacobs1632 1 0
West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W KO4/4
 W  
KO
4/4
  
1981-09-12
158Cyprian Shandudebut
Seaman's Institute Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1981-08-08
173Victor Zuludebut
Seaman's Institute Hall, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
referee: Peter Conradt
Pro debut for Malinga
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Draw
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No Contest
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