ICC, East London, South Africa
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Jr Flyweight
Who won Nontshinga vs Suganob?
Sivenathi Nontshinga beat Regie Suganob by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Sunday 2nd July 2023 at ICC in East London.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 116-111, 116-111 in favor of winner Sivenathi Nontshinga.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Jr Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 108 pounds (7.7 stone or 49 KG).
This contest was for the IBF jr flyweight championship of the world.
Nontshinga vs Suganob stats
Back in July 2023, Sivenathi Nontshinga stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Regie Suganob made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Nontshinga had a massive power advantage over Suganob, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Suganob's 31%.
Sivenathi Nontshinga was the younger man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Both Sivenathi Nontshinga & Regie Suganob fought out of an orthodox stance.
Nontshinga was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Suganob, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 80 to Suganob's 87.
Regie Suganob was ranked number 3 by the WBO and 1 by the IBF in the 108lb division.
Nontshinga vs Suganob form
Nontshinga remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Hector Gabriel Flores on 3rd September 2022 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had beat Christian Araneta on 29th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Boardwalk Casino, Gqeberha, South Africa.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ivan Soriano on 8th March 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at Orient Theatre, East London.
Before that, he had beat Siyabonga Siyo on 28th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Orient Theatre, East London.
He had defeated Adam Yahaya on 7th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Nangoza Jebe Hall, Port Elizabeth.
Nontshinga's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Nontshinga vs Suganob start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM UTC at ICC, East London, South Africa, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Nontshinga vs Suganob?
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Sivenathi Nontshinga - Decision||40%|
|Regie Suganob - Decision||40%|
|Regie Suganob - KO||20%|
Based on 5 Predictions