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Jeffrey Mathebula Record

Total Fights34
Title Wins1
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins14
KO Losses2
Jeffrey Mathebula Record & Stats
Jeffrey Mathebula's Record
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      What is Jeffrey Mathebula's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 12 years and 10 months, Jeffrey Mathebula fought 34 times with 27 wins, 5 losses, and 2 draws.

      Mathebula retired from professional boxing with a record of 27-5-2, which included one super-bantamweight world-title win. He had a 41.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 14 of his total 34 fights being knockout wins. Mathebula suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Kiko Martínez in a super-bantamweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 9th round KO defeat to Kiko Martínez on December 21, 2013. Mathebula was fighting for the super-bantamweight IBF title.

      Some of Mathebula's best fights and notable victories include wins over Takalani Ndlovu, Rashid Ally, Siviwe Hasheni, Yoshinori Miyata, Themba Tshicila, and Mkhuseli Kondile.

      34Dec 21, 201334Kiko MartínezLoss *KO9
      33Mar 23, 201333Takalani NdlovuWinUD
      32Jul 7, 201233Nonito DonaireLoss *UD
      31Mar 24, 201232Takalani NdlovuWin *SD
      30Jun 11, 201131Oscar ChaukeWinSD
      29Oct 30, 201031Siviwe HasheniWinTKO2
      28Sep 1, 201031Takalani NdlovuLossSD
      27Nov 20, 200930Rashid AllyWinKO4
      26Apr 30, 200929Celestino CaballeroLoss *SD
      25Aug 29, 200829Julio ZarateWinUD
      24Feb 22, 200828Yoshinori MiyataWinTKO8
      23Jun 29, 200728Themba TshicilaWinRTD11
      22Dec 8, 200627Mkhuseli KondileWinKO2
      21Jun 30, 200627Aaron MelgarejoWinUD
      20Sep 30, 200526Osumanu AkabaWinUD
      19Apr 15, 200525Oscar ChaukeWinPTS
      18Sep 28, 200425Malcolm KlassenDrawPTS
      17Jul 23, 200425Elias SkhosanaWinPTS
      16Feb 24, 200424Sonwabo MatayiWinPTS
      15Sep 30, 200324Thomas MashabaLossTKO6
      14May 31, 200323Oupa LubisiWinTKO3
      13Feb 15, 200323Bonani HlwatikaWinUD
      12Nov 22, 200223Petros MotsoaholeWinKO1
      11Oct 5, 200223Martin MnyanduWinPTS
      10Aug 27, 200223Bonani HlwatikaDrawPTS
      9May 15, 200222Wladimir BorovWinPTS
      8Mar 27, 200222Ebenezer TumaneWinTKO3
      7Feb 6, 200222Molefe BenzaneWinTKO4
      6Oct 24, 200122Koos SibiyaWinKO2
      5Sep 19, 200122Dumisani ZuluWinTKO1
      4Aug 22, 200122Takatso HlahaneWinPTS
      3Jun 2, 200121Tshumbedzo TshishongeWinKO3
      2May 9, 200121Goodman MavusoWinTKO2
      1Feb 17, 200121Tally DisoloaneWinKO3

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Jeffrey Mathebula (Mongoose) is a 44-year old retired South African professional boxer. He was born in Malamulele, South Africa on June 22, 1979. He is a former super-bantamweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 12 years — from 2001 to 2013.

      Mathebula made his professional boxing debut against Tally Disoloane at the age of 21 on February 17, 2001, defeating Disoloane via 3rd round KO. He went on to win 8 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 6 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 29 on April 30, 2009 after 25 professional fights, against Celestino Caballero for the WBA (Super) and IBF titles. He lost to Caballero via 12 round split decision.

      Mathebula has won one world title at super-bantamweight. For all the details about Mathebula's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Mathebula had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was on December 21, 2013 against Spanish boxer Kiko Martínez for Martínez' super-bantamweight IBF title. Mathebula lost the fight via 9th round KO. It's been 10 years and 6 months since this fight.


      Mathebula had a total of four world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and zero successful title defenses. He won one of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Jeffrey Mathebula fought for a super-bantamweight world title in four fights and won once. He won one super-bantamweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 24, 2012Takalani NdlovuSuper-bantamweightIBFSD

      Title Losses

      Jeffrey Mathebula lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jul 7, 2012Nonito DonaireSuper-bantamweightIBFUD


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