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Mbulelo Botile boxer

Mbulelo Botile image
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 5″/165cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1989-07-30
Born 1972-07-23
Nationality South Africa
Residence Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa
bouts
31
won
27
lost
4
draw
0
bouts
31
won
27
lost
4
draw
0
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 5″/165cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1989-07-30
Born 1972-07-23
Nationality South Africa
Residence Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Botile turned pro in 1989 and won his first twenty-one bouts, including fifteen straight to set up a shot at the IBF Bantamweight title against Harold Mestre in 1995. Botile won with a second round KO. He successfully defended the title five times before losing the belt to Tim Austin in 1997, by a seventh round TKO.Botile moved up in weight and in 2000 took on IBF Featherweight title-holder Paul Ingle, winning the belt with a twelfth-round TKO. He lost a decision in his first defence against Frank Toledo in 2001 and then moved up to Super featherweight. He took on former champion Cassius Baloyi in 2002, losing by an eleventh-round TKO. Botile retired after the loss, but came back in 2005, only to be knocked out by Anthony Tshehla.

Botile turned pro in 1989 and won his first twenty-one bouts, including fifteen straight to set up a shot at the IBF Bantamweight title against Harold Mestre in 1995. Botile won with a second round KO. He successfully defended the title five times before losing the belt to Tim Austin in 1997, by a seventh round TKO.Botile moved up in weight and in 2000 took on IBF Featherweight title-holder Paul Ingle, winning the belt with a twelfth-round TKO. He lost a decision in his first defence against Frank Toledo in 2001 and then moved up to Super featherweight. He took on former champion Cassius Baloyi in 2002, losing by an eleventh-round TKO. Botile retired after the loss, but came back in 2005, only to be knocked out by Anthony Tshehla.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 11, 2005 Anthony Tshehla WWWWWW Wild Coast Sun, Mzamba World Boxing Association Pan African Super Featherweight

LOSS
KO
Oct. 26, 2002 Cassius Baloyi WWWWLW Carnival City, Brakpan International Boxing Organization World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 6, 2001 Frankie Toledo WWWLWW Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 16, 2000 Paul Ingle WWWLWW Sheffield Arena, Sheffield WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 19, 1999 Hector Lizarraga WWWLWW DC Armory, Washington WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 24, 1999 Maxim Pugachev LWLWLW Rhydycar Leisure Centre, Merthyr Tydfil WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1998 David Turner WDLWLL Civic Center, La Porte WIN
Unanimous decision
July 28, 1998 Dino Olivetti WLWWLW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Corner retirement
March 21, 1998 Mustapha Hame WWDWWW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Unanimous decision
July 19, 1997 Tim Austin DWWWWW Arena, Nashville International Boxing Federation World Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1996 Aristead Clayton WWWWWW Belle of Baton Rouge Casino, Baton Rouge WIN
Unanimous decision
June 29, 1996 Marlon Arlos WWWWWD Fort Hare University Hall, Alice International Boxing Federation World Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 2, 1996 Ancee Gedeon WWWWWW Civic Center, Providence International Boxing Federation World Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 1995 Reynaldo Hurtado WWWWWW Basil Kenyon Stadium, East London WIN
KO
July 4, 1995 Sammy Stewart WWWWLD Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal International Boxing Federation World Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1995 Harold Mestre WWWWWW FNB Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
KO
March 4, 1995 Eddy Saenz WWWWWW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 19, 1994 Jose Ayala WWWWWW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 15, 1994 Javier Diaz WDLLL Martin Field, Laredo WIN
Unanimous decision
May 29, 1994 Derrick Whiteboy WWWWW Lentegeur Civic Centre, Cape Town South African Bantamweight

WIN
Split-decision
May 9, 1993 Sipho Cekiso WWLWLW Selbourne Park, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 26, 1992 Raymond Molefi WLDLWL Orient Theatre, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 12, 1992 Zolani Makhubalo DWLWLW Mdantsane Sun, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 17, 1991 Mxolisi Mayekiso LWWDWL Orient Theatre, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 13, 1991 Philani Kali WWLLLW Orient Theatre, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 25, 1990 Xolile Duda WWLWDL Orient Theatre, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 14, 1990 David Molahloe WLWDLL Orient Theatre, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 26, 1990 Thembikile Blaweni LLLWWW Orient Theatre, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
KO
May 5, 1990 Dolly Qhoni DLLDLL Gompo Hall, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 29, 1989 Dallas Mooi WWD Gompo Hall, East London South African Bantamweight

WIN
KO
July 30, 1989 Makhosandile Mbiza WWWLW Independence Stadium, Bisho WIN
Technical knockout