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Thulani Malinga boxer

Thulani Malinga image
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 5′ 9½″/176cm
Debut 1981-08-08
Born 1955-12-11
Nationality South Africa
Residence Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
bouts
57
won
44
lost
13
draw
0
bouts
57
won
44
lost
13
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 5′ 9½″/176cm
Debut 1981-08-08
Born 1955-12-11
Nationality South Africa
Residence Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Thulani Malinga (born 11 December 1955) is a South African former professional boxer who competed from 1981 to 2000, and held the WBC super-middleweight title twice between 1996 and 1998.

Thulani Malinga (born 11 December 1955) is a South African former professional boxer who competed from 1981 to 2000, and held the WBC super-middleweight title twice between 1996 and 1998.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 14, 2000 Ole Klemetsen WWWWWW Kolding Hallen, Kolding vacant International Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

IBA Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 19, 1999 Mads Larsen WWWWWW Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg International Boxing Organization World Super Middleweight

World Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1998 Peter H Madsen WWWWWW Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Aarhus WIN
Corner retirement
June 5, 1998 Fredrik Alvarez LWWWWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen World Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 27, 1998 Richie Woodhall WWWWLW Ice Rink, Telford World Boxing Council World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 19, 1997 Robin Reid WWWWWW London Arena, Millwall World Boxing Council World Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 6, 1996 Vincenzo Nardiello WLWWLW Nynex Arena, Manchester World Boxing Council World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
March 2, 1996 Nigel Benn DWWWWW Telewest Arena, Newcastle World Boxing Council World Super Middleweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 22, 1995 Trevor Ambrose WLLLLL London Arena, Millwall WIN
Points
March 4, 1995 Soon Botes LWWLWW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal South African Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1994 Martin Opperman WWWWWW Wembley Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1994 Ray Acquaye WLWLLL Hotel Casino, Wild Coast vacant African Boxing Union Super Middleweight

Vacant African Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1994 Mohammed Isaacs WWWWWW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 14, 1993 Roy Jones Jr WWWWWW Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis LOSS
KO
Feb. 10, 1993 Gary Ballard WWWWWW City Hall, Durban South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 14, 1992 Jim Murray LDWWWW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
May 23, 1992 Nigel Benn LWWWWW National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham LOSS
Points
Feb. 1, 1992 Chris Eubank WWWWWW National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham World Boxing Organisation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 13, 1991 Leonard Friedman WWLWWW Morula Sun Casino, Mabopane WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1990 Lindell Holmes WWWWWW Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Marino International Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 11, 1990 Sakkie Horn WWWWWL Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 5, 1990 John Jarvis WLLWWW Barranquilla International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Middleweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Jan. 29, 1990 Tony Harrison LWLLLW First National Bank Arena, Durban WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 5, 1989 Oscar Pena WLWWLL First National Bank Arena, Durban WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 21, 1989 Jose Quinones WWWWLW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1989 Vincent Boulware WWWLWD Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg WIN
Majority decision
May 27, 1989 Nicky Walker WLLWWW Superbowl, Sun City WIN
Unanimous decision
March 11, 1989 Mike Peak DDWWWL Indoor Centre, Springs WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 27, 1989 Graciano Rocchigiani WWWWWW Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg International Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 18, 1988 Larry Musgrove LWWWWW West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban WIN
Split-decision
March 7, 1988 Jim MacDonald LWWWLL Oppenheimer Stadium, Orkney WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 1, 1988 Harry Cowap DWLWLW Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 21, 1987 Sakkie Horn WWLWWW Springs Indoor Centre, Springs South African Light Heavyweight

LOSS
DQ
Oct. 18, 1987 Prince Tukane LLLWWW City Hall, East London South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 9, 1987 Sakkie Horn WWWWLW Far North Rugby Stadium, Pietersburg South African Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 15, 1986 Freddie Rafferty WWDWLW West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 19, 1986 Sakkie Horn LLWWWW Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
June 28, 1986 Gregory Clark WWWWWW Eldorado Park Stadium, Johannesburg South African Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 8, 1986 Pieter de Bruin WWLWLW Crown Mines Showgrounds, Johannesburg South African Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1985 Kosie van Vuuren WWWWWW Curries Fountain, Durban South African Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
July 27, 1985 Pieter de Bruin LWWWLW Superbowl, Sun City South African Middleweight

WIN
Points
June 22, 1985 Frankie Decaestecker LLLLWL Bleskop Stadium, Rustenburg South African Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
April 20, 1985 Robert Madi WDLWLW Currie's Fountain, Durban WIN
Technical knockout
March 15, 1985 Gavin Stirrup WWWWWW Riverlea Hall, Johannesburg WIN
KO
Oct. 26, 1984 Mwehu Beya LWLWWL Riverlea Hall, Johannesburg WIN
Corner retirement
June 15, 1984 Michael Motsoane WWWWWW Riverlea Hall, Johannesburg South African Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 1, 1984 Prince Tukane WWLWLL West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban South African Middleweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 27, 1984 John Dlamini LWLLLW City Hall, Pietermaritzburg WIN
KO
Feb. 7, 1983 Samson Mohloai WLWLDW West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban vacant South African Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 4, 1982 David Kalako LWLLWL West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban vacant South African Middleweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 13, 1982 Shadrack Sithole WDWWWL City Hall, Pietermaritzburg Natal Middleweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 28, 1982 Graham Mdingi LDLDWW Steadville School Hall, Ladysmith Natal Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
June 5, 1982 Morris Mohloai WWWWLL Limit Hill Tennis Stadium, Ladysmith Natal Middleweight

WIN
Points
April 17, 1982 Patrick Tshabalala WLWWLL Showgrounds, Ermelo Natal Middleweight

LOSS
Points
Nov. 30, 1981 Werdie Jacobs WLW West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban Natal Middleweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 12, 1981 Cyprian Shandu Seaman's Institute Hall, Durban Natal Middleweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 8, 1981 Victor Zulu Seaman's Institute Hall, Durban WIN
Technical knockout