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Jacob Matlala boxer

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

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 Titles Result
March 2, 2002 Juan Herrera WWWDL Carnival City, Brakpan World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 2001 Mickey Cantwell WLWLWL Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 17, 2001 Todd Makelim WLWWWL Carnival City, Brakpan vacant World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 2000 Peter Culshaw LWWWWW Carnival City, Brakpan World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Flyweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Feb. 19, 2000 Masibulele Makepula WWWWWW Carnival City, Brakpan vacant World Boxing Organisation World Light Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 19, 1998 Rafael Orozco LLWLLL Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami International Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 4, 1998 Ric Magramo LLDLWL Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Points
Feb. 20, 1998 Jose Victor Burgos WWWWLW Argosy Festival Atrium, Baton Rouge International Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
TD
Nov. 15, 1997 Luis Doria WWWLWL Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal International Boxing Association World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 18, 1997 Michael Carbajal WWWWLW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 1997 Mickey Cantwell LLWWWW London Arena, Millwall World Boxing Organisation World Light Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
April 13, 1996 Paul Weir WLWWWL Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool World Boxing Organisation World Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1995 Paul Weir WWLWWW Kelvin Hall, Glasgow World Boxing Organisation World Light Flyweight

WIN
TD
Aug. 26, 1995 Francisco Mendoza LWLLWW Village Green, Durban World Boxing Organisation World Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
May 6, 1995 Sammy Stewart WWWWWL Village Green, Durban DRAW
Points
Feb. 11, 1995 Alberto Jimenez WLWWWD Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 15, 1994 Pretty Boy Lucas WWWWLW Superbowl, Sun City World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 11, 1994 Francis Ampofo LWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 4, 1993 Luigi Camputaro WLLWWW Superbowl, Sun City World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
July 24, 1993 Pablo Tiznado DLWDLL Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
May 15, 1993 Pat Clinton WWWWWW Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow World Boxing Organisation World Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 4, 1993 Toto Hleli WWLWLD Indoor Centre, Springs WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 1992 Mzukisi Sikali LWWWWW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 24, 1991 Raul Acosta WLLLLL Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 7, 1991 Dave McAuley LWWWWW Maysfield Leisure Centre, Belfast International Boxing Federation World Flyweight

LOSS
KO
June 23, 1991 Ndoda Mayende LWLWD Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 10, 1991 Zolile Mbityi WWWWLW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 28, 1990 Wele Maqolo WWWWDL Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage vacant South African Light Flyweight

WIN
Split-decision
March 25, 1990 Ramon Solis LLLLLW Don Mateman Hall, Eldorado Park, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 3, 1989 Sonnyboy Nghona WLLDW Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 15, 1989 Daniel Ward LLWLWW Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg Transvaal Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 14, 1989 Martin Cardenas WLWWLL Feather Market Hall, Port Elizabeth WIN
Unanimous decision
July 23, 1989 Odwa Mdleleni LWWLWW Good Hope Centre, Cape Town WIN
KO
June 4, 1989 Jaji Sibali DWWWLW Orient Theatre, East London South African Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 14, 1989 Ndoda Mayende LWLLW Orient Theatre, East London South African Flyweight

WIN
Points
March 5, 1989 Johannes Joe Miya WLWWDL Shareworld Sports Stadium, Johannesburg Transvaal Flyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 16, 1988 Vuyani Nene WWWWWW Indoor Sports Centre, Uitenhage South African Light Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 9, 1988 Daniel Ward WWWWWL Sports Stadium, Secunda South African Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
April 30, 1988 Vumile Gomo WLLWWW Great Centenary Hall, New Brighton South African Light Flyweight

WIN
DQ
Feb. 7, 1988 Jacob Mazibuko LWLWWL Indoor Centre, Springs Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1987 Vuyani Nene WWWWWW Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth South African Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
Aug. 2, 1987 Kirk Morris WDLLLL Don Mateman Hall, Eldorado Park, Johannesburg South African Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
March 15, 1987 Vuyani Nene WWWWWW Volkswagen Stadium, Uitenhage South African Light Flyweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Nov. 9, 1986 Pillay Duiker WWWWLL Modderfontein Arena, Kempton Park, Johannesburg Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
March 15, 1986 Vuyani Nene WWWLWW Feathermarket Hall, Port Elizabeth Transvaal Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
Nov. 30, 1985 Mveleli Luzipho WWWWLW Mdantsane Stadium, East London South African Light Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 21, 1985 Pillay Duiker LLWWWW Rand Stadium, Johannesburg Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
May 18, 1985 Nqaba Govuza LWDW Mdantsane Stadium, East London Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1984 Gilbert Makenete LLWLWL Milner Park Showgrounds, Johannesburg Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 29, 1984 Thamsanqa Sogcwe LWWLWL Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
June 29, 1984 Jacob Mazibuko WWDW Vaal Showgrounds Hall, Vereeniging Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
May 25, 1984 Juan Alberto Ivalo DLLLLL Kwa Thema Civic Centre, Springs WIN
Unanimous decision
March 30, 1984 Solomon Manotsi LWWWWL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1984 Michael Mogopudi LWDLLL Kwa Thema Civic Centre, Springs WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 14, 1983 Mveleli Luzipho WWWWLW Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg South African Light Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 19, 1983 Jose Antonio Badilla WWWWLL Uncle Toms Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
May 13, 1983 Martin Nkokoto WLLWLW Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg South African Light Flyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 26, 1983 Mveleli Luzipho WWWWWW Mdantsane Stadium, East London South African Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 28, 1983 Kirk Morris WWWL Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 4, 1982 Dexter Dlamini WLWDDL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 9, 1982 Simon Moema WWLWWL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 14, 1982 Michael Mogopudi LWLWD Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 16, 1982 Michael Mogopudi LWLW Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

DRAW
Points
March 5, 1982 Albert Moloto LD Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1981 Hansie Kruger Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1981 Michael Mogopudi LWL Mphatlalatsane Amphitheatre, Sebokeng vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
June 5, 1981 Kirk Morris Diepkloof Community Hall, Soweto, Johannesburg vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

LOSS
Points
Feb. 2, 1980 Fraser Plaatjies Centenary Hall, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth vacant South African - Transvaal (Non White) Light Flyweight

Transvaal Light Flyweight

WIN
Points