South Africa’s promoter Ayanda Matiti (Xaba Promotions) staged the vacant WBC International Flyweight Championship on October 12th 2018 in East London, South Africa.

México’s Ulises Lara (WBC #12) outpointed local champion Thembelani Nxoshe by unanimous decision 12 to win the vacant belt.    The final scoring was:   111-117, 112-116, 114-116 all for Lara.

The official weigh-in was held on Thursday 11 October 2018 and both conteders managed to comply with the official limit  of Flyweights (Kgs. 50802 – Lbs 112).

Lara                kgs 50.7

Nxoshe          Kgs. 50,5


  Ayanda Matiti



Former WBC International champions in this weight class

Cristofer Rosales,   Nicaragua

Andrew SELBY,   Wales

Ardin Diale,   Philippines

Giemel Abuan Magramo,  Philippines

 Renz Rowell  ROSIA,  Philippines

Renan Trongco,  Philippines

Rey  Megriño,  Philippines

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam,  Thailand

Edgar Sosa,  México         *   title definitively relinquished   8 June 2012

Edgar  Sosa  México         * reinstated  by President Sulaiman   Nov. 9, 2011

Ryan Engalla BITO,  Philippines

Sanmuangloei  Kokietgym  (Sooksan  Chaichana),  Thailand

Moruti Mthalane,  South Africa

Monelisi Mhikiza Myekeni,  South Africa

Chatchai Sasakul,  Thailand

Alex Ali Baba,  Ghana

Diosdado Gabi,  Philippines

Richard Clarke,  Jamaica

Jaosinthorn Chalermsri,  Thailand

Randy Mangubat,  Philippines

Jonathan Peñalosa,  Philippines

Ngqubela Gwazela,  South Africa