Former IBO International and WBF Intercontinental boxing champion Mfusi Maxhayi was shot dead Monday morning in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape. he was 35 years old.
According to reports, Maxhayi, who worked as a fitness trainer based in Johannesburg, was vacationing in the Eastern Cape province.
Fighting in a southpaw stance, McHay made his professional debut in July 2008, winning just three of his first seven bouts before losing to the talented Rusanda Komanisi in a challenge for the Eastern Cape bantamweight title. I was.
Overcoming this setback, he won the same title in February 2012 with a four-round stoppage victory over Onela Kungwana with three successful defenses.
On April 26, 2014, he won the WBF Intercontinental Bantamweight title with a first-round knockout against Brelani Nama, followed by a successful defense against Unati Gokoma (pts 12) before defeating Muxorishi in his next fight. won the IBO Intercontinental Bantamweight Title. Take it easy.
In his only crack at the South African title in the junior featherweight title fight at the Orient Theater in East London on 25 September 2015, he lost by points over 12 rounds to Bongani Mahlang. rice field.
After this, he had six more fights and lost three, the last one being an eighth round points loss against Tello Lisebe at Kroonstad on December 12, 2020.
He finished with a 14-9-1 record. Five.