Starting off his pro career on March 2003 age 23, Danie Venter has had a total of 28 fights - 20 wins, 8 losses, and 0 draws. 15 of the wins coming via stoppage. Venter's longest win streak is 5 fights between March 2003 and July 2003. His longest KO streak in his 28 fights is 3 fights long.
A calm Venter made the statement he was hoping for in a 4 round fight against Jaco Van dyk. Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Van dyk's career in round 1 of the fight via TKO. Venter's rise in boxing continued with 14 fights against fighters such as Earl Morais, Toto Mubenga and Phillip Bekker. He had a mixed start to his career but mostly successful so far.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Venter's career came against Anton Nel on October 4th, 2003 in Venter's 6th professional fight. Coming into the fight with high confidence Venter fought his next fight against Anton Nel on October 4th, 2003. Unfortunately, Venter was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 5-1-0.
Taking a knock to his career, Venter fought and was defeated by Osborne Machimana on February 6th, 2004 taking his record to 5-2-0. Machimana was a fight too far for Venter and after a rough fight Machimana became the first person to stop Venter in round 6. Venter then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
Taking a knock to his career, Venter fought and was defeated by Gyorgy Hidvegi on November 4th, 2006 taking his record to 8-3-0. Venter was beaten by Gyorgy Hidvegi in the 6th round. Venter had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career. Racking up wins against Kali Kelembe and Chamunorwa Gonorenda, Venter went on to fight and win these next 2 fights.
Venter lost to Ilunga Makabu in his next fight. Taking place on October 30th, 2010, Venter's career record after this fight stood at 10-4-0. Venter was beaten by Ilunga Makabu in the 6th round. Venter had only ever been stopped 3 times previously in his career. Venter's win streak of 10 rose to 19 following 9 wins against boxers such as Flo Simba, Daniel Bruwer, Shawn Cox and 6 others.
Vusumzi Mlindwa was the next fight for Venter on July 29th, 2015 and also his next career win. Mlindwa was stopped in the 2nd round via TKO meaning Venter was the 2nd person to stop this opponent.
Venter went into his next fight against Mairis Briedis on February 21st, 2016 with a career record of 20 wins. Venter struggled from the off with Briedis, suffering his 6th stoppage defeat out of 28 career fights. The latest loss on Venter's journey came via TKO in round 2.