Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Zolani Tete vs Jether Oliva report
Who won Tete vs Oliva?
Zolani Tete beat Jether Oliva by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 18th December 2015 at Orient Theatre in East London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Zolani Tete.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Tete vs Oliva stats
Zolani Tete stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jether Oliva made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tete had a massive power advantage over Oliva, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Oliva's 48%.
Zolani Tete was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Tete had a height advantage of 4 inches over Oliva.
Zolani Tete fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jether Oliva was an orthodox fighter.
Tete was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 8 months earlier than Oliva, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 189 to Oliva's 213.
Tete vs Oliva form
Tete had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Victor Ruiz on 4th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jose Santos Gonzalez on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jether Oliva on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa.
Before that, he had defeated Diuhl Olguin on 4th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Orient Theatre, East London.
He had won against Paul Butler on 6th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Tete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Oliva's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
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