Zolani Tete started off his pro career aged 18 and currently has a record of 25-3-0. Tete now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 28 fights. The longest win streak that Tete has ever recorded was between May 2006 and February 2010 when it totaled 13 wins. Tete's longest KO streak is 8 fights long.
Getting rid of his debut fight nerves early, Tete took on Andile Solani in May 2006 and claimed a stoppage victory (round 1, TKO). Tete was the first person to have ever stopped Solani. Following on from his debut, Tete continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 14 fights. In this time he fought Xolani Ntese, Francis Miyeyusho and Vicky Tahumil to name just a few, fighting 5 times in 2006, 3 times in 2007 and 6 times through 2008, 2009 and 2010 in this period.
Tete went into his next fight against Moruti Mthalane on September 1st, 2010 with a career record of 13 wins. Tete faced the first defeat of his career against Moruti Mthalane in the 5th round of a 12 round fight via TKO. Tete then went on to win a further 8 fights taking his record to 19 wins, 3 losses and 0 draw.
Tete kept his losses at 3 by beating Paul Butler on March 6th, 2015. Butler was stopped in the 8th round via TKO crowning Tete as the first person to stop this opponent.
On September 4th, 2015, Tete went into action again and beat Diuhl Olguin taking the winning record to 21 wins. Tete was the first person to stop Diuhl Olguin and he did it in the 8th round via TKO. Taking his record to 22-3-0. Tete then went on to win his next fight against Jether Oliva.
Jose Gonzalez was the next fight for Tete on March 12th, 2016 and also his next career win. Becoming the first person to stop Jose Gonzalez, Tete beat Gonzalez via TKO in the 7th round of a 12 round fight.
Tete went into his next career fight with a record of 23-3-0 and took this to 24 wins with a win against Victor Ruiz on June 4th, 2016. Becoming the 3rd fighter to stop Ruiz, Tete beat Ruiz via TKO in the 7th round of a 12 round fight.
Zolani Tete added another win to his record by beating Arthur Villanueva on April 22nd, 2017, upping his record to 25 wins. Tete became only the 2nd person to defeat Arthur Villanueva in his 31 long fight career, taking his win tally to 25 via the judges decision (UD, round 12).