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Jacob Matlala

W L D
53 13 2
26 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 68
rounds 547
KOs 38%
 
global ID 668
US ID014154
aliasBaby Jake
born 1962-01-08
death date2013-12-07 / age 51
debut1980-02-02 / age 18
divisionlight flyweight
stanceorthodox
height4′ 10½″   /   148cm
reach
59″   /   150cm
residence
Meadowlands, Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
birth place
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2002-03-02
108½Juan Herrera107½25 5 2
Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
W KO7/12
 W  
KO
7/12
  
time: 1:43   referee: Darryl Ribbink   judges: Sazi XamlasheEdward MarshallHoward Goldberg
World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) light flyweight title
2001-09-29
106Mickey Cantwell10814 6 1
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
time: 1:59   referee: Len Hunt   judges: Reg ThompsonKarl RogersSazi Xamlashe
World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) light flyweight title
2001-02-17
106½Todd Makelim107½10 6 0
Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 2:25   referee: Darryl Ribbink   judges: Reg ThompsonHoward GoldbergEdward Marshall
vacant World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) light flyweight title
2000-05-24
110½Peter Culshaw111¼17 1 1
Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
referee: Darryl Ribbink   judges: Des Bloyd 223-231, Howard Goldberg 232-232, Dave Stone 220-239
World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) flyweight title
2000-02-19
107¼Masibulele Makepula107¾16 0 0
Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Stanley Christodoulou   judges: John Stewart 112-117, Lulama Mtya 112-118, Aubrey Rassie Erasmus 114-117
vacant WBO World light flyweight title
1998-12-19
108Rafael Orozco10820 17 1
Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jorge Alonso   judges: Mark StreisandJulie LedermanGary Merritt
International Boxing Association light flyweight title
1998-07-04
110¼Ric Magramo108¼34 20 5
Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana
1998-02-20
108Jose Victor Burgos10823 8 1
Argosy Festival Atrium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
W TD8/12
 W  
TD
8/12
  
 76-76 77-75 77-75
International Boxing Association light flyweight title
1997-11-15
107¼Luis Doria107¼13 2 0
Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO12/12
 W  
TKO
12/12
  
referee: Clement Martin
International Boxing Association light flyweight title
1997-07-18
108Michael Carbajal107¼45 3 0
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
time: 1:24   referee: Richard Steele   judges: Duane FordBill GrahamArt Lurie
International Boxing Association light flyweight title (supervisor: Irving Marcus)
Fight stopped on cuts
1997-02-08
108Mickey Cantwell10712 3 1
New London Arena, Millwall, London, United Kingdom
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Mike Ortega   judges: Jose Roberto Torres 116-112, Manuel Oliver Palomo 116-112, Larry Hazzard Jr. 113-115
WBO World light flyweight title
1996-04-13
Paul Weir10710 2 0
Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 1:55   referee: Paul Thomas   judges: Cesar Ramos 88-83, Roy Francis 89-83, Manuel Maritxalar 88-84
WBO World light flyweight title
1995-11-18
105¼Paul Weir107¾10 1 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TD5/12
 W  
TD
5/12
  
time: 2:36   referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez   judges: Cesar Ramos 38-37, Nelson Vazquez 38-37, Roy Francis 38-37
WBO World light flyweight title
Weir unable to continue due to deep cut from accidental head-butt
1995-08-26
111Francisco Mendoza11311 9 0
Village Green, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1995-05-06
110Sammy Stewart110¼10 2 1
Village Green, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
 97-97 98-96 94-97
1995-02-11
110¾Alberto Jimenez110½27 3 2
Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, Gauteng, South Africa
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:35   referee: Lou Moret   judges: Jose L. Sousa 65-68, Raul Caiz Sr 66-68, Roy Francis 66-68
WBO World flyweight title
1994-10-15
110½Pretty Boy Lucas109¼34 5 2
Superbowl, Sun City, North-West, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Ismael Wiso Fernandez 118-110, Paul Thomas 118-110, Roy Francis 119-110
WBO World flyweight title
1994-06-11
110Francis Ampofo111¾11 2 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W RTD9/12
 W  
RTD
9/12
  
referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judges: Rocky Young 88-83, Ismael Wiso Fernandez 88-83, Ismael Quinones Falu 86-84
WBO World flyweight title
1993-12-04
110¾Luigi Camputaro111¼25 6 0
Superbowl, Sun City, North-West, South Africa
W RTD7/12
 W  
RTD
7/12
  
referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Aaron Kizer 68-65, Andre Van Grootenbruel 69-64, Artur Ellensohn 69-65
WBO World flyweight title
Corner Retirement.
1993-07-24
111Pablo Tiznado111¼14 4 2
Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Wally Snowball 99-94, Clement Martin 97-95, Joseph Chaane 98-96
1993-05-15
110¾Pat Clinton111¾20 1 0
Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
time: 1:57   referee: Joe O'Neil   judges: Ismael Wiso Fernandez 66-68, Torben Seemann Hansen 68-66, Cesar Ramos 67-67
WBO World flyweight title
1993-04-04
108Toto Hleli109¼4 3 1
Indoor Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
 79-73 80-73 80-72
1992-04-26
106¾Mzukisi Sikali1087 1 1
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Clement Martin   judges: Joseph Chaane 117-112, Abri Schutte 118-112, Wally Snowball 117-113
South African light flyweight title
1991-11-24
108½Raul Acosta113½9 7 1
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Abri Schutte 100-91, Wally Snowball 100-91, Daniel Radebe 99-91
1991-09-07
109¾Dave McAuley11117 2 2
Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LKO10/12
 L 
KO
10/12
  
time: 2:23   referee: Randy Neumann   judges: Roy Francis 83-89, Don O'Neill 81-90, Dave Parris 86-86
IBF World flyweight title
1991-06-23
105Ndoda Mayende107¾11 6 2
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
referee: Clement Martin
South African light flyweight title
1991-02-10
108Zolile Mbityi107¾6 1 0
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W KO6/12
 W  
KO
6/12
  
referee: Clement Martin
South African light flyweight title
1990-10-28
Wele Maqolo14 3 1
Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Mthunzi Mapitza   judges: Vuyisile Sithole 117-111, Japie Gerber 114-115, Ace Makaluza 117-116
vacant South African light flyweight title
1990-03-25
109¾Ramon Solis110½2 6 0
Don Mateman Hall, Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Wally Snowball 99-91, Abri Schutte 99-91, Clement Martin 99-91
1989-12-03
Sonnyboy Nghona2 2 1
Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1989-10-15
110¼Daniel Ward111¼8 3 0
Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana   judges: Abri Schutte 98-95, Wynand Berrenge 98-94, Gordon Goba 96-94
Transvaal Flyweight Title
1989-08-14
111Martin Cardenas111¾6 7 1
Feather Market Hall, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Mthunzi Mapitza 96-94, A Oberholzer 99-94, Sonkie van Tonder 98-94
1989-07-23
109¼Odwa Mdleleni10919 4 1
Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1989-06-04
Jaji Sibali11111 1 1
Orient Theatre, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
 112-116 112-117 111-117
South African flyweight title
1989-05-14
Ndoda Mayende9 4 1
Orient Theatre, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1989-03-05
110Johannes Joe Miya11120 8 4
Shareworld Sports Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
referee: Granville Gorton
Transvaal Flyweight Title
1988-10-16
Vuyani Nene19 1 0
Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
judges: Sonkie van Tonder 110-119, Zim Makitakita 112-118, Mthunzi Mapitza
South African light flyweight title
1988-07-09
108Daniel Ward1065 1 0
Sports Stadium, Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1988-04-30
Vumile Gomo4 2 0
Great Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W DQ7/10
 W  
DQ
7/10
  
1988-02-07
106¾Jacob Mazibuko107¼7 4 1
Indoor Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
Transvaal Light Flyweight Title
1987-11-01
Vuyani Nene13 1 0
Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
South African light flyweight title
1987-08-02
108Kirk Morris104¼7 9 1
Don Mateman Hall, Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1987-03-15
Vuyani Nene10 1 0
Volkswagen Stadium, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LRTD11/12
 L 
RTD
11/12
  
South African light flyweight title
1986-11-09
105Pillay Duiker10810 9 0
Modderfontein Arena, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Transvaal Light Flyweight Title
1986-03-15
Vuyani Nene6 1 0
Feathermarket Hall, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1985-11-30
Mveleli Luzipho17 2 0
Mdantsane Stadium, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
 115-119 115-117 115-117
South African light flyweight title
1985-09-21
105¼Pillay Duiker10410 7 0
Rand Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Transvaal Light Flyweight Title
1985-05-18
Nqaba Govuza2 1 1
Mdantsane Stadium, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1984-11-01
106¼Gilbert Makenete106¼6 8 0
Milner Park Showgrounds, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1984-09-29
Thamsanqa Sogcwe15 5 1
Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1984-06-29
107¼Jacob Mazibuko106½3 0 1
Vaal Showgrounds Hall, Vereeniging, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1984-05-25
Juan Alberto Ivalo4 7 1
Kwa Thema Civic Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jules Van der Hoogen   judges: Len Hunt 97-94, John Kaiser 98-94, Alfred Monareng 98-95
1984-03-30
Solomon Manotsi4 2 0
Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana
1984-03-02
Michael Mogopudi2 5 1
Kwa Thema Civic Centre, Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
W RTD2/8
 W  
RTD
2/8
  
1983-10-14
Mveleli Luzipho12 1 0
Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana   judges: Stanley Christodoulou 110-119, John Kaiser 114-117, Len Hunt 112-118
South African light flyweight title
1983-08-19
Jose Antonio Badilla6 8 1
Uncle Toms Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
referee: Wally Snowball
1983-05-13
Martin Nkokoto16 10 0
Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana
South African light flyweight title
1983-02-26
Mveleli Luzipho11 0 0
Mdantsane Stadium, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
referee: Les Muller
South African light flyweight title
1983-01-28
Kirk Morris3 1 0
Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Transvaal Light Flyweight Title
1982-09-04
101¼Dexter Dlamini1086 8 5
Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1982-07-09
Simon Moema13 4 1
Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
referee: Alfred Buqwana
vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) light flyweight title
Transvaal Light Flyweight Title
1982-05-14
Michael Mogopudi2 2 1
Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO5/6
 W  
TKO
5/6
  
1982-04-16
108½Michael Mogopudi108¾2 2 0
Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1982-03-05
Albert Moloto0 1 1
Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1981-10-30
Hansie Krugerdebut
Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1981-06-27
Michael Mogopudi1 2 0
Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1981-06-05
Kirk Morrisdebut
Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
LPTS4/4
 L 
PTS
4/4
  
1980-02-02
Fraser Plaatjiesdebut
Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
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