Ali Funeka

40 11 3
32 KOs 3 KOs
Box-pro
division welter
status inactive
bouts 54
rounds 306
KOs 59.26%
career 1995-2019
debut 1995-09-24

ID# 033880
birth name Ali Mziyanda Funeka
sex male
alias Rush Hour
age
nationality South Africa
stance orthodox
height 6′ 1″   /   185cm
reach 72″   /   183cm
residence Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa
birth place Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Boxing Pro 54 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
2019-05-04 Abass Baraou 5 0 0
Fraport Arena, Frankfurt
L-TKO
2019-03-17 Uyanda Nogogo 6 1 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-TKO
2018-07-28 Gor Yeritsyan 6 0 0
Galaktika Culture Centre, Estosadok
L-UD
ref: Irakli Malazonia   Dmitry Boldyrev 72-80   Andrey Fedortsov 72-80   Semen Stakheev 72-80
2018-04-20 Islam Dumanov 8 1 0
Pabellon Municipal, Sedavi
L-UD
2017-12-16 Karen Chukhadzhian 10 1 0
Ice Palace "Terminal", Brovari
L-UD
ref: Marik Dzhangutinov   Vladislav Babaian 73-79   Oleg Kudierov 73-79   Serhiy Tsarev 73-80
2017-08-19 Samuel Vargas 27 3 1
Powerade Centre, Brampton
L-MD
ref: Mark Simmons   Martin Dalida 95-95   Alan Davis 93-97   Jeremy Hayes 91-99

Weights in results are same day weigh-in in Ontario. Weigh-in for NABA belt(day before): Vargas 146.5 Funeka 144.5
2016-12-10 Jeff Horn 15 0 1
Spark Arena, Auckland
L-TKO
0:30    ref: Marlon Wright   Lisa Giampa 45-48   Ian Scott 45-48   Mekin Sumon 45-49

Both boxers were cut, Horn down in 3rd and Funeka down in 5th and 6th.
2016-07-24 Justice Addy 14 2 1
Queenstown
W-TKO

2016-03-05 Viskhan Murzabekov 12 0 0
Colosseum Sport Hall, Grozny
W-SD
ref: Alexander Kalinkin   Leszek Jankowiak 115-112   Pawel Kardyni 114-112   Sergey Litunov 111-117
Ali Funeka down 1:57 of round 2. Title not on the line for Funeka.
2015-12-18 Gideon Agbosu 12 3 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-TKO

2015-07-24 Tsiko Mulovhedzi 9 7 3
International Convention Centre, East London
L-TKO

Funeka down thrice in 3rd round, and once in 5th round before referee stopped contest.
2014-11-15 Roman Belaev 14 0 0
Emperors Palace, Kempton Park
W-TD
ref: Michael Alexander   Ingo Barrabas 105-104   Deon Dwarte 109-100   Matteo Montella 105-104

2014-09-21 Boitshepo Mandawe 14 4 0
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-TKO
1:10    ref: Alan Matakane

2014-05-31 Mzolisi Yoyo 21 5 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO

2013-09-30 Jason Bedeman 17 1 3
Emperors Palace, Kempton Park
W-KO
2013-07-06 Vusi Dladla 6 8 3
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
2012-12-08 Zolani Marali 21 5 0
Orient Theatre, East London
L-UD
ref: Darryl Ribbink   Andile Matika 114-116   Simphiwe Mbini 113-116   Lulama Mtya 113-116

2011-11-19 Zolani Marali 21 4 0
Monte Casino, Johannesburg
W-SD
ref: Edward Marshall   Aubrey Rassie Erasmus 112-115   Simphiwe Mbini 115-111   Lulama Mtya 116-112

2010-03-27 Joan Guzman 29 0 1
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
L-SD
ref: Robert Byrd   Duane Ford 114-113   Robert Hoyle 111-116   Steve Weisfeld 113-114

Title at stake only for Funeka who was down in 6th rd.
2009-11-28 Joan Guzman 29 0 0
Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City
D-MD
ref: Jean Guy Brousseau   Alan Davis 114-114   Joseph Pasquale 116-112   Benoit Roussel 114-114

2009-02-14 Nate Campbell 32 5 1
BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise
L-MD
ref: Tommy Kimmons   Deon Dwarte 113-113   Michael Pernick 111-115   Benoit Roussel 112-114

Titles on the line for Funeka only, as Campbell failed to make weight. Funeka down in round 11.
2008-07-05 Zahir Raheem 29 2 0
Jan Smuts Stadium, East London
W-KO
IBF Lightweight Title Eliminator
2007-09-23 JR Sollano 13 7 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-TKO

2007-04-01 Yakubu Amidu 13 0 1
Orient Theatre, East London
W-MD
Alfred Buqwana 116-112   Andrew Smale 114-114   Siya Vabaza Booi 115-113

2006-10-07 Anthony Tshehla 25 7 1
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
1:01    
Tshehla down twice in the third
2006-07-22 Patrick Masango 16 7 4
Orient Theatre, East London
W-TKO
2:46    ref: Andile Matika


2006-05-27 Dexter Delada 15 2 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO

2005-12-17 Themba Tshicila 19 4 3
Orient Theatre, East London
W-RTD
0:10    
2005-08-27 Gabriel Phakula 20 3 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-RTD
0:10    
2005-04-30 Danile Botman 11 10 1
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-TKO
2:35    ref: Andile Matika

2004-10-23 Zukile Khandisa 14 5 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
0:54    ref: Lulama Mtya

2004-07-31 Elvis Makama 10 2 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-TKO
0:45    ref: Ace Makaluza

2004-02-21 Gabriel Phakula 17 2 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-SD
Ace Makaluza 114-116   Alan Matakane 115-112   Simphiwe Mbini 115-114

Funeka was knocked down in 2nd round
2003-08-02 Vumile Mangqase 12 11 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
2003-07-11 Sello Hanong 8 4 2
Carnival City, Brakpan
W-TKO
2003-04-05 Dumisane Mofu 7 7 3
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
2002-12-14 Xola Ntengento 6 4 1
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-TKO
2002-07-12 Mzonke Fana 14 2 0
Oliver Thambo Hall, Khayelitsha, Cape Town
L-UD
113-116    114-115    113-118

Fana was knocked down in the 1st round
2001-10-28 Mncedisi Khohliwe 0 4 2
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-TKO
2001-05-27 Luntu Gidana 18 10 2
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-TKO
2001-02-25 Wiseman Yonana 10 10 2
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-TKO
2000-10-15 Siyathemba Xaka 3 1 1
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane,East London
W-KO
2000-05-14 Mzwanele Sam 6 4 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-PTS
Funeka was knocked down twice in the 1st round
1999-10-17 Xolani Jacobs 2 2 1
Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth
W-TKO
1999-08-25 Edward Mpofu 5 2 2
Graceland Hotel Casino, Secunda
W-PTS
1999-08-15 Phumlani Menziwa 1 2 0
Gompo Hall, East London
W-TKO
1999-07-10 Xolile Mchiza 1 3 1
Needs Camp, East London
W-KO
1999-04-18 Thembinkosi
Makwedinana
2 3 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
1999-03-27 Phapama Danisa 0 7 2
Mdantsane, East London
W-KO
1998-08-30 Vulindlela Mlenzana 3 6 0
Orient Theatre, East London
W-KO
1997-06-01 Vuyani Jobo 1 0 0
Gompo Hall, East London
W-TKO
1997-04-27 Nkosinathi Ndlela debut
Gompo Hall, East London
D-PTS
1995-10-21 Anele Mqoboli debut
East London
W-PTS
1995-09-24 Simphiwe Xabendlini 1 0 0
Mdantsane Indoor Centre, Mdantsane
D-PTS