Jacob Matlala boxer

Jacob Matlala boxer
bouts
68
won
53
lost
13
draw
2
Status
inactive
Division
light flyweight
Debut
1980-02-02
Height
4′ 10½″/148cm
Reach
59″/150cm
Age
51
Born
1962-01-08
Death
2013-12-07
Nationality
South Africa

Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala (1 August 1962 – 7 December 2013) was a South African boxer and junior flyweight champion from Meadowlands, Johannesburg. In 2004, Matlala was voted #72 in the "100 Greatest South Africans" poll organized by SABC.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2002-03-02 Juan Herrera WWWDL Carnival City, Brakpan WIN
KO
2001-09-29 Mickey Cantwell WLWLWL Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
2001-02-17 Todd Makelim WLWWWL Carnival City, Brakpan WIN
Technical knockout
2000-05-24 Peter Culshaw LWWWWW Carnival City, Brakpan LOST
Majority decision
2000-02-19 Masibulele Makepula WWWWWW Carnival City, Brakpan LOST
Unanimous decision
1998-12-19 Rafael Orozco LLWLLL Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-07-04 Ric Magramo LLDLWL Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Points
1998-02-20 Jose Victor Burgos WWWWLW Argosy Festival Atrium, Baton Rouge WIN
1997-11-15 Luis Doria WWWLWL Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Technical knockout
1997-07-18 Michael Carbajal WWWWLW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1997-02-08 Mickey Cantwell LLWWWW London Arena, Millwall WIN
Split-decision
1996-04-13 Paul Weir WLWWWL Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
Technical knockout
1995-11-18 Paul Weir WWLWWW Kelvin Hall, Glasgow WIN
1995-08-26 Francisco Mendoza LWLLWW Village Green, Durban WIN
Points
1995-05-06 Sammy Stewart WWWWWL Village Green, Durban DRAW
Points
1995-02-11 Alberto Jimenez WLWWWD Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal LOST
Technical knockout
1994-10-15 Pretty Boy Lucas WWWWLW Superbowl, Sun City WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-06-11 Francis Ampofo LWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Corner retirement
1993-12-04 Luigi Camputaro WLLWWW Superbowl, Sun City WIN
Corner retirement
1993-07-24 Pablo Tiznado DLWDLL Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
1993-05-15 Pat Clinton WWWWWW Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow WIN
Technical knockout
1993-04-04 Toto Hleli WWLWLD Indoor Centre, Springs WIN
Unanimous decision
1992-04-26 Mzukisi Sikali LWWWWW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
1991-11-24 Raul Acosta WLLLLL Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
1991-09-07 Dave McAuley LWWWWW Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast LOST
KO
1991-06-23 Ndoda Mayende LWLWD Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
1991-02-10 Zolile Mbityi WWWWLW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg WIN
KO
1990-10-28 Wele Maqolo WWWWDL Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage WIN
Split-decision
1990-03-25 Ramon Solis LLLLLW Don Mateman Hall, Eldorado Park, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-12-03 Sonnyboy Nghona WLLDW Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage WIN
Technical knockout
1989-10-15 Daniel Ward LLWLWW Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-08-14 Martin Cardenas WLWWLL Feather Market Hall, Port Elizabeth WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-07-23 Odwa Mdleleni LWWLWW Good Hope Centre, Cape Town WIN
KO
1989-06-04 Jaji Sibali DWWWLW Orient Theatre, East London LOST
Unanimous decision
1989-05-14 Ndoda Mayende LWLLW Orient Theatre, East London WIN
Points
1989-03-05 Johannes Joe Miya WLWWDL Shareworld Sports Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Corner retirement
1988-10-16 Vuyani Nene WWWWWW Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage LOST
Unanimous decision
1988-07-09 Daniel Ward WWWWWL Sports Stadium, Secunda WIN
Points
1988-04-30 Vumile Gomo WLLWWW Great Centenary Hall, New Brighton WIN
1988-02-07 Jacob Mazibuko LWLWWL Indoor Centre, Springs WIN
Technical knockout
1987-11-01 Vuyani Nene WWWWWW Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth LOST
Points
1987-08-02 Kirk Morris WDLLLL Don Mateman Hall, Eldorado Park, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1987-03-15 Vuyani Nene WWWWWW Volkswagen Stadium, Uitenhage LOST
Corner retirement
1986-11-09 Pillay Duiker WWWWLL Modderfontein Arena, Kempton Park, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1986-03-15 Vuyani Nene WWWLWW Feathermarket Hall, Port Elizabeth LOST
Points
1985-11-30 Mveleli Luzipho WWWWLW Mdantsane Stadium, East London LOST
Unanimous decision
1985-09-21 Pillay Duiker LLWWWW Rand Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1985-05-18 Nqaba Govuza LWDW Mdantsane Stadium, East London WIN
Technical knockout
1984-11-01 Gilbert Makenete LLWLWL Milner Park Showgrounds, Johannesburg WIN
Points
1984-09-29 Thamsanqa Sogcwe LWWLWL Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth WIN
Points
1984-06-29 Jacob Mazibuko WWDW Vaal Showgrounds Hall, Vereeniging WIN
Points
1984-05-25 Juan Alberto Ivalo DLLLLL Kwa Thema Civic Centre, Springs WIN
Unanimous decision
1984-03-30 Solomon Manotsi LWWWWL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng WIN
Technical knockout
1984-03-02 Michael Mogopudi LWDLLL Kwa Thema Civic Centre, Springs WIN
Corner retirement
1983-10-14 Mveleli Luzipho WWWWLW Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg LOST
Unanimous decision
1983-08-19 Jose Antonio Badilla WWWWLL Uncle Toms Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
1983-05-13 Martin Nkokoto WLLWLW Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg WIN
KO
1983-02-26 Mveleli Luzipho WWWWWW Mdantsane Stadium, East London WIN
Technical knockout
1983-01-28 Kirk Morris WWWL Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
1982-09-04 Dexter Dlamini WLWDDL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng WIN
Technical knockout
1982-07-09 Simon Moema WWLWWL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng WIN
Technical knockout
1982-05-14 Michael Mogopudi LWLWD Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
1982-04-16 Michael Mogopudi LWLW Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng DRAW
Points
1982-03-05 Albert Moloto LD Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng WIN
Points
1981-10-30 Hansie Kruger Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
1981-06-27 Michael Mogopudi LWL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng LOST
Points
1981-06-05 Kirk Morris Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg LOST
Points
1980-02-02 Fraser Plaatjies Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth WIN
Points