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Thulani Malinga
Malinga
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Aug 14 1993
Saturday

Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, United States

10 round contest @ Super Middleweight
35-8-0
KO 6
KO 6
22-0-0

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The tape

-30
Age
25
5' 9" / 176 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
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Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDMDPTSSDUD
Form
UDTKOTKOTKOUD
35
Wins
22
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
8
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
1981
Debut
1989

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Thulani Malinga vs Roy Jones Jr report


Who won Malinga vs Jones Jr?

Roy Jones Jr beat Thulani Malinga by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 14th August 1993 at Casino Magic in Bay Saint Louis.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

Malinga vs Jones Jr stats

Back in August 1993, Thulani Malinga stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws.

Roy Jones Jr made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws.

Thulani Malinga was the younger man by 55 years, at -30 years old.

Jones Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Malinga.

Both Thulani Malinga & Roy Jones Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.

Malinga was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 1981, 7 years and 8 months earlier than Jones Jr, whose first professional fight was in 1989. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 494 to Jones Jr's 503.

Malinga vs Jones Jr form

Jones Jr had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Anthony Pettis on 1st April 2023 by majority decision in their 8 round contest at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Mike Tyson on 28th November 2020 by split draw in their 8 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Scott Sigmon on 8th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Civic Center, Florida.

Before that, he had beat Bobby Gunn on 17th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Chase Center, Delaware.

He had won against Rodney Moore on 13th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pensacola Bay Center, Florida.

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Jones Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 22 years, 11 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What time did Malinga vs Jones Jr start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

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Thulani Malinga

Roy Jones Jr

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