Thulani Malinga vs. Vincenzo Nardiello
1996-07-06 : Thulani Malinga 165¾ lbs lost to Vincenzo Nardiello 167 lbs by SD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Nynex Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
- Referee: Mickey Vann
- Judge: Miguel Acuna 116-111
- Judge: Alfred Asaro 112-114
- Judge: John Keane 112-116
- One point deducted from Malinga in the 9th for repeated low blows.
- Vincenzo was ranked #6 WBC contender.