Jan Zaveck Shocks Isaac Hlatshwayo By Knockout

By Mark Vester

At the Wembley Indoor Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, welterweight Jan Zaveck (28-1, 16KOs) shocked the entire crowd by dominating and knocking out Isaac Hlatshwayo (29-2, 10KOs) in three rounds to capture the IBF welterweight title.

According to multiple reports, Zaveck dropped Hlatshwayo in round one, round two and again in round three, and battered him, to force the stoppage. Zavek's only loss came at the hands of Rafal Jackiewicz by split decision nearly a year ago. This was Hlatshwayo's first defense of the title he won by way of a close points decision over Delvin Rodriguez back in August.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Hyperion- on 12-11-2009

[QUOTE=elmalo29;6948588]na its cotto's cuz cotto beat clottey but the b.s. ibf chose to strip him instead.[/QUOTE] in that case, its not cotto's, its pacquiao's......... well actually its [B]mosley'[/B]s..........margarito had to vacate to fight cotto...then sugar man whooped margo's ass.......

Comment by el malo on 12-11-2009

[QUOTE=PittyPat;6946894]Good! I never liked Hlatshwayo. He has an irritating, unpronounceable name. That's Clottey's title, anyway.[/QUOTE] na its cotto's cuz cotto beat clottey but the b.s. ibf chose to strip him instead.

Comment by El_Cholo on 12-11-2009

[QUOTE=Borko;6948289]who even cares about red karma or whatever it is? if you really care you need a life[/QUOTE] not so much about the karma the fact that he claims I discredit Euro fighters is complete BS.

Comment by Borko on 12-11-2009

[QUOTE=Blairhoyle792;6948124]I have just been red K'd by that idiot stating that I hate all Euro fighters and that I discredit them. what a tool, perhaps he should read my posts and perhaps point out which Euro fighters I discredit.[/QUOTE] who…

Comment by El_Cholo on 12-11-2009

[QUOTE=Ryn0;6948088]Regardless, Issac was not that good. He was by far the weakest of all the WW titleholders. Zaveck is now the worst of the WW title holders hes better than fighters without a title either. Berto, Mosley, Clottey, Pacquiao, Cotto,…

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