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Mdletyeni wins SA lightweight title

By Ron Jackson

Viwe Mdletyeni from the Eastern Cape won the South African lightweight title when he beat Limpopo’s Thompson Mokwana on a split decision at the OR Tambo Hall in Mthatha on Saturday night. The number one rated Mdletyeni, 25, who has a reported record of 12-2, 6 KOs was fighting in his home town. He made a fast start as he took the fight to the champion from the first bell. Mokwana (17-8, 10 KOs) was making the third defense of his title. The taller Mdletyeni was able to score with shots to the body and head as he varied his attack in the first half of the fight. However, the champion came back to score in the later rounds in a closely fought contest.




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