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Simphiwe Nongqayi (born 18 February 1972) is a South African former professional boxer who competed from 2002 to 2012. He held the IBF super-flyweight title from 2009 to 2010 and challenged for the WBO junior-featherweight title in 2011. As an amateur Nongqayi represented South Africa at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.[1]

Simphiwe Nongqayi
Statistics
Nickname(s)Golden Master
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
NationalitySouth African
Born (1972-02-18) February 18, 1972 (age 47)
Border Post, Eastern Cape, South Africa
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights21
Wins17
Wins by KO6
Losses3
Draws1

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Professional careerEdit

Nongqayi won the vacant IBF super-flyweight title by defeating Jorge Arce on 15 September 2009. He retained the title on 19 April 2010, fighting Malik Bouziane to a majority draw, but then lost the title to Juan Alberto Rosas on 31 July 2010.

Nonggayi suffered a fourth round stoppage loss to Arce on 24 September 2011 in a bout for the WBO junior-featherweight title, and retired from boxing in 2012.[2]

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
21 fights 17 wins 3 losses
By knockout 6 3
By decision 11 0
Draws 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
21 Loss 17–3–1   Thabo Sonjica TKO 3 (10), 2:24 16 Dec 2012   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
20 Loss 17–2–1   Jorge Arce TKO 4 (12), 2:01 24 Sep 2011   Auditorio del Estado, Mexicali, Mexico For WBO junior-featherweight title
19 Loss 17–1–1   Juan Alberto Rosas TKO 6 (12), 1:00 31 Jul 2010   El Palenque de la Feria, Tepic, Mexico Lost IBF super-flyweight title
18 Draw 17–0–1   Malik Bouziane MD 12 9 Apr 2010   Centre Omnisports, Massy, France Retained IBF super-flyweight title
17 Win 17–0   Jorge Arce UD 12 15 Sep 2009   Plaza de Toros, Cancún, Mexico Won vacant IBF super-flyweight title
16 Win 16–0   Francisco Arce UD 12 28 Feb 2009   Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Mexico
15 Win 15–0   Julio David Roque Ler UD 12 9 May 2008   Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa Retained WBF super-flyweight title
14 Win 14–0   Feliciano Dario Azuaga TKO 5 (12), 1:52 17 Aug 2007   Masizakhe Arena, Carletonville, South Africa Retained WBF super-flyweight title
13 Win 13–0   Rafael Tirado TKO 7 (12), 1:56 11 May 2007   Sasol Recreation Centre, Secunda, South Africa Retained WBF super-flyweight title
12 Win 12–0   Khulile Makeba TKO 8 (12), 1:13 15 Dec 2006   Jim Summers Hall, Kimberley, South Africa Won vacant WBF super-flyweight title
11 Win 11–0   Bonile Ngcingane UD 8 19 Nov 2005   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
10 Win 10–0   Monwabisi Bayi UD 8 27 Aug 2005   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
9 Win 9–0   Mangaliso Dyantyi TKO 4 (8) 22 Jul 2005   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
8 Win 8–0   Nkosana Vaaltein UD 8 6 May 2005   Centenary Hall, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
7 Win 7–0   Thozamani Semekazi TKO 3 (8) 5 Mar 2005   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
6 Win 6–0   Zilindile Kafatyi UD 8 11 Dec 2004   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
5 Win 5–0   Ayanda Njengele UD 8 14 Aug 2004   Dordrecht, South Africa
4 Win 4–0   Wendy Mackenzie UD 6 24 Apr 2004   Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa
3 Win 3–0   Memory Bhengu TKO 3 (6) 22 Nov 2002   Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa
2 Win 2–0   Ezra Gunqisa UD 6 9 Oct 2002   The Venue, Rivonia, South Africa
1 Win 1–0   Bongani Thwala UD 6 14 Sep 2002   Carnival City, Brakpan, South Africa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "16.Commonwealth Games - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - September 13-20 1998". amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  2. ^ Monwabisi Jimlongo (22 March 2012). "Nongqayi quits boxing". The Sowetan. Retrieved 22 March 2012.

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Sporting positions
Minor world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Gerry Peñalosa
WBF super-flyweight champion
15 Dec 2006 – Dec 2008
Vacated
Title discontinued
Major world boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Vic Darchinyan
IBF super-flyweight champion
15 Sep 2009 – 31 Jul 2010
Succeeded by
Juan Alberto Rosas