Isaac Hlatshwayo, 35-Years-Old, Retires From Boxing

By Edward Chaykovsky

Welterweight contender Isaac Hlatshwayo (30-6-1, 10KOs) has announced his retirement from boxing. The veteran lost five out of his last six fights. He held the IBO title at 135 and 147-pounds. And he also captured the IBF's welterweight title with a split decision over Delvin Rodriguez in August of 2009. During his career he also got victories over Nate Campbell, Phillip Ndou, Cassius Baloyi and Kaizer Mabuza.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nathan_nall on 07-12-2013

Weird, I actually though Isaac passed away back in 2008. Oh crap, yeah that was Isaac Hayes... not Hlatshwayo. So, who is this guy again? Anyways, you'll be missed. Good luck, God bless, and all that stuff.

Comment by Tonyu on 07-12-2013

All the best Isaac you carried the flag for South Africa with pride. Isaac was not the most talented fighter in the game but what he lacked with talent he made up with hard work and determination and always gave…

Comment by BoxngLove on 07-12-2013

Congrats to him. He had a good career. I still remember his classic with Nate Campbell. I have no idea how he shrunk down to 135 in that frame and took all those body shots, and still win.

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