Boxer Profile

thabiso mchunu

"the rock"

21

Wins

5

Losses

0

Draws

50%

KO %
  • Stance: Southpaw
  • Age: 31
  • Date Of Birth: 4 Mar 1988
  • Height: 5.91 ft (1.80 m)
  • Reach: 72.44 inches (184 cm)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Universal ID : 92393
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Career Highlights

Although beaten, Thabiso Mchunu has gained plenty of experience over 20 fights and a 9 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. Mchunu's longest KO streak is 7 fights long out of his 20 career fights.


July 2007 - September 2011

Early Career

Mchunu made an impressive debut on July 2007, showing his class and technical boxing skill Mchunu went the full 4 rounds with Hlengwa and became the first person to do so. Mchunu continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 11 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Ruben Groenewald, Soon Botes and Daniel Bruwer followed including once in 2007, 4 times in 2008 and 5 times through 2009, 2010 and 2011.


September 24th, 2011

Thabiso Mchunu Vs Zack Mwekassa

On September 24th, 2011, Mchunu took on and was defeated by Zack Mwekassa in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 10-1-0. Mchunu faced the first defeat of his career against Zack Mwekassa in the 6th round of a 8 round fight via TKO. Mchunu's win streak of 10 rose to 15 following 5 great wins, becoming the 4th person to defeat Eddie Chambers, 4th person to stop Danie Venter (Round 5 KO) and 3rd person to stop Flo Simba (Round 1 TKO).


January 24th, 2014

Thabiso Mchunu Vs Olanrewaju Durodola

Pushing his career further, Mchunu fought Olanrewaju Durodola on January 24th, 2014 adding to his winning record. Mchunu was the 2nd person to go the distance with Durodola. Mchunu fought Olanrewaju Durodola in 2014, the result was via UD.


September 20th, 2014

Thabiso Mchunu Vs Garrett Wilson

Garrett Wilson was the next fight for Mchunu on September 20th, 2014 and also his next career win. Mchunu was the 8th person to beat Garrett Wilson where he showed his talent as a technical boxer, beating him over 10 rounds in his 17th professional fight.


May 16th, 2015

Thabiso Mchunu Vs Ilunga Makabu

On May 16th, 2015, Mchunu took on and was defeated by Ilunga Makabu meaning his career tally went to 17-2-0. Makabu upset Mchunu in a 12 round fight, stopping him in the 11th round and becoming only the 2nd person to stop Mchunu.


Latest Fight

The next defeat of Mchunu's career came against Oleksandr Usyk on December 17th, 2016. This took his career record to 17-3-0. A great performance by opponent Usyk added a 3rd stoppage defeat to Mchunu's career. Mchunu was outmatched and the fight was brought to a halt in round 9 via KO.

thabiso mchunu opponents

UD Thomas Oosthuizen boxer image
Sat, 8 Dec - 2018
round 12 of 12
Unknown
MD Thomas Oosthuizen boxer image
Sat, 1 Sep - 2018
round 12 of 12
Unknown
TKO
Sat, 23 Jun - 2018
round 6 of 10
Unknown
UD
Sat, 25 Nov - 2017
round 10 of 10
Unknown
southpaw
UD

Johnny Muller (18-8-2)

Sat, 10 Jun - 2017
round 12 of 12
Unknown
KO Oleksandr Usyk boxer image

Oleksandr Usyk (11-0-0)

Sat, 17 Dec - 2016
round 9 of 12
Unknown
southpaw
TKO

Boniface Kabore (17-4-0)

Fri, 20 May - 2016
round 2 of 12
Unknown
ring rust
KO Ilunga Makabu boxer image

Ilunga Makabu (19-1-0)

Sat, 16 May - 2015
round 11 of 12
Unknown
-5.8 lbs southpaw
UD

Garrett Wilson (13-8-1)

Sat, 20 Sep - 2014
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-6.0 lbs
UD
Fri, 24 Jan - 2014
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+1.0 lbs

thabiso mchunu KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

50%
KNOCKOUT %
66%
POWER
76%
CHIN/BODY

thabiso mchunu results


TKO (42.3%)
UD (26.9%)
KO (19.2%)
MD (7.7%)
PTS (3.8%)

thabiso mchunu statistics

7.51%

Round KO Percentage

173

Rounds boxed

3

Been Stopped

13

Opponents Stopped

11.54%

Been KO'd Percentage

1.73%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

6

Average Winning Round

9.6

Average Losing Round

Opponent Statistics

483

Total Fight Count

59.5%

Power Average

55.3%

Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

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