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Masibulele Makepula

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Name  Masibulele Makepula
Role  Professional Boxer
Martial art  Boxing

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Division  Light flyweight, Bantamweight

Masibulele Makepula (born 1973-03-03 in East London, South Africa) is a professional boxer.

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Amateur Achievements

  • Represented South Africa at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria.
  • Gold Medalist at the 1995 All-Africa Games in Harare as a Light Flyweight.
  • Represented South Africa at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia as a Light Flyweight. His results were:
  • Defeated Debind Thapa (Nepal) TKO 1
  • Lost to Rafael Lozano (Spain) points
  • Professional career

    Nicknamed "Hawk", Makepula turned pro in 1996 and captured the vacant WBO light flyweight title with a decision win over Jacob Matlala in 2000. He vacated the title and moved up in weight after the win. In 2006 he lost an eliminator to Jorge Arce by TKO.

    Honors

    Titles won:

  • WBU light flyweight champion
  • IBO flyweight champion
  • WBC International super flyweight Champion
  • References

    Masibulele Makepula Wikipedia


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