Hekkie Budler

Hector "Hekkie" Budler (born 18 May 1988) is a South African professional boxer. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, and The Ring light-flyweight titles in 2018, and the IBO and WBA minimumweight titles between 2011 and 2016.

Hekkie Budler
Statistics
Real nameHector Budler
Nickname(s)The Hexecutioner
Weight(s)
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Reach165 cm (65 in)
NationalitySouth African
Born (1988-05-18) 18 May 1988 (age 33)
Johannesburg, Gauteng,
South Africa
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights37
Wins33
Wins by KO10
Losses4

Professional careerEdit

Budler won the vacant IBO minimumweight title with a unanimous decision win over Michael Landero. He then won the vacant WBA minimumweight title with a first-round knockout win over Karluis Diaz. He held the titles until March 2016 when he was defeated by Byron Rojas via unanimous decision.

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
37 fights 33 wins 4 losses
By knockout 10 1
By decision 23 3
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
37 Win 33–4   Jonathan Almacen UD 12 22 May 2021   Booysens Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa Won vacant WBC Silver light-flyweight title
36 Loss 32–4   Hiroto Kyoguchi TKO 10 (12), 0:16 31 Dec 2018   Wynn Palace, Macau, SAR Lost WBA (Super) and The Ring light-flyweight titles
35 Win 32–3   Ryoichi Taguchi UD 12 20 May 2018   Ota City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan Won WBA (Super), IBF, and The Ring light-flyweight titles
34 Loss 31–3   Milan Melindo SD 12 16 Sep 2017   Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu City, Philippines For IBF light-flyweight title
33 Win 31–2   Joey Canoy RTD 8 (12), 3:00 4 Feb 2017   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO light-flyweight title
32 Win 30–2   Siyabonga Siyo UD 12 22 Oct 2016   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant WBA Pan-African light-flyweight title
31 Loss 29–2   Byron Rojas UD 12 19 Mar 2016   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Lost WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
30 Win 29–1   Simphiwe Khonco UD 12 19 Sep 2015   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
29 Win 28–1   Jesús Silvestre UD 12 21 Feb 2015   Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
28 Win 27–1   Xiong Chaozhong UD 12 25 Oct 2014   Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
27 Win 26–1   Vicha Phulaikaw KO 8 (12), 1:06 21 Jun 2014   Monte Carlo Casino, Monte Carlo, Monaco Retained WBA and IBO minimumweight titles
26 Win 25–1   Karluis Diaz KO 1 (12), 2:59 1 Mar 2014   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title;
Won vacant WBA minimumweight title
25 Win 24–1   Hugo Hernan Verchelli TKO 4 (12), 2:29 9 Nov 2013   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title;
Won vacant WBA interim minimumweight title
24 Win 23–1   Nkosinathi Joyi SD 12 15 Jun 2013   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title
23 Win 22–1   Renan Trongco UD 12 16 Feb 2013   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title
22 Win 21–1   Florante Condes UD 12 22 Sep 2012   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO minimumweight title
21 Win 20–1   Shamila Kortman UD 8 26 Mar 2012   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
20 Win 19–1   Michael Landero UD 12 24 Sep 2011   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO minimumweight title
19 Win 18–1   Luyanda Nkwankwa KO 4 (6), 2:26 29 May 2011   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
18 Loss 17–1   Gideon Buthelezi SD 12 27 Jan 2011   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Lost IBO light-flyweight title
17 Win 17–0   Evaristo Primero SD 10 14 Aug 2010   Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas, U.S.
16 Win 16–0   Juanito Rubillar SD 12 19 Jun 2010   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO light-flyweight title
15 Win 15–0   Juanito Rubillar MD 12 27 Feb 2010   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO light-flyweight title
14 Win 14–0   Motswaki Moselesele KO 1 (12), 2:47 31 Oct 2009   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO All-Africa light-flyweight title
13 Win 13–0   Doctor Ntsele UD 12 29 Sep 2009   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Retained IBO All-Africa light-flyweight title
12 Win 12–0   Khanyakude Mukansi UD 8 11 Jul 2009   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
11 Win 11–0   Charity Mukondeleli PTS 12 2 Apr 2009   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa Won vacant IBO All-Africa light-flyweight title
10 Win 10–0   Ronald Parks PTS 6 29 Nov 2008   Wembley Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa
9 Win 9–0   Dalisizwe Komani TKO 6 (6) 13 Sep 2008   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
8 Win 8–0   Ronald Parks PTS 6 15 Jul 2008   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
7 Win 7–0   Loyiso Ngantweni PTS 6 30 May 2008   Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg, South Africa
6 Win 6–0   Khanyakude Mukansi PTS 6 29 Apr 2008   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
5 Win 5–0   Sibusiso Twani PTS 6 2 Feb 2008   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
4 Win 4–0   Mario Gaxiola UD 4 28 Dec 2007   River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
3 Win 3–0   Sibusiso Ngqalathi TKO 2 (4) 12 Nov 2007   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
2 Win 2–0   Petros Mahlangu TKO 1 (4) 17 Sep 2007   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
1 Win 1–0   Michael Sediane TKO 1 (4) 5 Jul 2007   Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa

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Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
New title IBO All-Africa light-flyweight champion
2 April 2009 – 27 February 2010
Won world title
Title discontinued
Vacant
Title last held by
Omari Kimweri
WBA Pan-African light-flyweight champion
22 October 2016 – January 2017
Vacated
Vacant
Minor word boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Monelisi Myekeni
IBO light-flyweight champion
27 February 2010 – 27 January 2011
Succeeded by
Gideon Buthelezi
Vacant
Title last held by
Gideon Buthelezi
IBO minimumweight champion
24 September 2011 – 19 March 2016
Vacant after loss to Byron Rojas
Vacant
Title next held by
Simphiwe Khonco
Vacant
Title last held by
Rey Loreto
IBO light-flyweight champion
4 February 2017 – August 2017
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Tibo Monabesa
Major world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Jesús Silvestre
WBA minimumweight champion
Interim title

9 November 2013 – 1 March 2014
Won full title
Vacant
Title next held by
Knockout CP Freshmart
Vacant
Title last held by
Ryo Miyazaki
WBA minimumweight champion
1 March 2014 – 19 March 2016
Succeeded by
Byron Rojas
Preceded by
Ryoichi Taguchi
WBA light-flyweight champion
Super title

20 May 2018 – 31 December 2018
Succeeded by
Hiroto Kyoguchi
IBF light-flyweight champion
20 May 2018 – 25 July 2018
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Felix Alvarado
The Ring light-flyweight champion
20 May 2018 – 31 December 2018
Succeeded by
Hiroto Kyoguchi