Jul 15 2018
Sunday

Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

12 round contest @ Flyweight
35-2-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 116-110
UD 12
8-0-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Flyweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
31
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOKOTKOUD
Form
KOTKOKOUDUD
35
Wins
8
24
By KO
6
69
KO%
75
2
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2000
Debut
2015

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
-
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WBC
-
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WBO
-
3
IBF
5

Moruti Mthalane vs Muhammad Waseem report


Who won Mthalane vs Waseem?

Moruti Mthalane beat Muhammad Waseem by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Sunday 15th July 2018 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur.

The scorecards were announced as 116-110 in favor of winner Moruti Mthalane.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).

This contest was for the IBF flyweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Lucas Martin Matthysse losing to Manny Pacquiao for the WBA World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jhack Tepora beat Edivaldo Ortega.

Mthalane vs Waseem stats

Back in July 2018, Moruti Mthalane stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Muhammad Waseem made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Waseem had a slight advantage in power over Mthalane, with a 75% knock out percentage over Mthalane's 69%.

Moruti Mthalane was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Waseem had a height advantage of 1 inch over Mthalane. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Moruti Mthalane & Muhammad Waseem fought out of an orthodox stance.

Mthalane was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 14 years and 9 months earlier than Waseem, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 159 more professional rounds, 260 to Waseem's 101.

Moruti Mthalane went into the fight ranked number 3 by the IBF at flyweight.

Muhammad Waseem was ranked number 5 by the IBF in the 112lb division.

Mthalane vs Waseem form

Mthalane had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Genisis Libranza on 28th April 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at South Africa, Cape Town, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Renz Rosia on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Olive Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa.

Going into that contest, he had won against Odilon Zaleta on 26th October 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at International Convention Centre, Durban.

Before that, he had beat Jether Oliva on 15th March 2014 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Durban International Convention Centre, Durban.

He had defeated Ricardo Adolfo Nunez on 1st September 2012 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama.

Activity check

Mthalane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Waseem's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.

What time did Mthalane vs Waseem start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:00 AM UTC at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which was 12:00 AM EST or 9:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 5:00 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Mthalane vs Waseem?

Moruti Mthalane was a 69/50 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Muhammad Waseem made his way into the ring at 31/50 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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Result

Moruti

Mthalane

Muhammad

Waseem

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Round 1

Mthalane
draw
Waseem
Fight Finished Early

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Moruti Mthalane

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  • HI AnnAnn, it looks like some are using local time and others GMT, our own listing for this is a guest. We don’t have details of when the fights will actually start until the evening before.

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