The former Ibf super-Flw champion Zolani Tete entered this fight with a boxing record of 24-3-0 (20 KOs=83%) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Shinsuke Yamanaka). He suffered his last loss when he faced Roberto Domingo Sosa in 2012 (=Sosa vs Tete), since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Jose Santos Gonzalez (=Tete vs Gonzalez) and Victor Ruiz in 2016 (=Tete vs Ruiz).
His opponent, Arthur Villanueva, has an official record of 30-1-0 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class. He lost to McJoe Arroyo in 2015 (=Arroyo vs Villanueva) but then he has won over Victor Mendez (=Villanueva vs Mendez) and Juan Jimenez. Zolani Tete vs Arthur Villanueva, WBO bantamweight title eliminator, is on the undercard of Tommy Langford vs Avtandil Khurtsidze. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Leicester Arena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Tete’s previous fight: Zolani Tete vs Victor Ruiz
Tete’s next fight: Zolani Tete vs Siboniso Gonya
Tete vs Villanueva Fight Video:
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