Thulani Malinga vs. Ole Klemetsen

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Thulani Malinga 175 lbs lost to Ole Klemetsen 175 lbs by TKO at 2:40 in round 8 of 12

  • IBA Light Heavyweight Title (Vacant title)


  • Title had been stripped from Jose Luis Rivera.
  • Klemetsen ruled down in round 2 when an overhand right to his left temple causes him to lose balance and touch the canvas with his glove.
  • Malinga warned for low blows in round 4.
  • Malinga penalized one point for low blows in round 5.
  • Malinga down in round 8 from a right hand to the chin. Although he beats the count and resumes the fight, a barrage of punches convinces the referee to call a halt to the fight shortly thereafter.

Preceded by:
Gannon vs. Rivera
IBA Light Heavyweight Title Fight
# 5
Succeeded by:
Jones Jr. vs. Gonzalez