Simiso Buthelezi

Who is Simiso Buthelezi and how did he die

Simiso Buthelezi is a lightweight boxer from South Africa.

He has a Facebook page.


Simiso Buthelezi was born in 1998 in Paulpetersburg.

The city of residence he indicated was Durban.

Graduated from Kanye High School in 2018

In 2019, he began to study at the University of Zululand (ongoye), Zoo&botany.

On August 20, 2019, he began working as an Herbilife coach, and also became a professional boxer and trainer in Legend Never Die, Ludonga boxing promotion.

Simiso Buthelezi’s nickname is Beast tyson.

Simiso Buthelezi
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How Simiso Buthelezi died

On June 5, 2022, Simiso Buthelezi fought for the WBF African Lightweight Championship in Durban, South Africa against opponent Sifesikhle Mntungwa.

In the 10th round, Simiso Buthelezi received a powerful blow from Mntungwa.

The referee announced a pause in the fight, and when the fight resumed, Simiso Buthelezi deviated from the opponent towards one of the corners and began to strike in the air.

The referee stopped the fight.

Mntungwa was declared the winner by TKO in the 10th round.

Buthelezi was put into an artificial coma after the fight.

On June 8, 2022, Boxing South Africa released a joint statement with the Buthelezi family announcing that Buthelezi died on the evening of June 7 in a hospital in Durban due to a head injury that resulted in internal bleeding.

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