Ardin Diale to face Moruti Mthalane for vacant IBF International Flyweight Title


Ardin Diale of the Philippines is set to face the highly ranked fighter from SOuth Africa "Moruti Mthalane".


Diale with a record of 33W(16KO)-11L-4D is fighting again vs a top caliber boxer.

Diale is a former OPBF Flyweight champion and fought some of the best in the division including Koki Eto, Daigo Higa, Juan Francisco Estrada and Andrew Selby. Most of his fights against those opponents was a defeat but the 29 years old Filipino is not yet done and gunning for another title.

Currently Diale is ranked no. 40 in the world flyweight division and ranked no. 6 in the Philippines.

On the other hand, is a former International Boxing Organization and IBF World Flyweight champion and has an impressive record of 34W(23KO)-2L.

Moruti Mthalane defeated a lot of caliber fighters including Julio Cesar Miranda, John Riel Casimero, Zolani Tete and etc. He only lost to Nonito Donaire and Nkqubela Gwazela.

Mthalane is currently ranked no. 7 in the world flyweight division and ranked no. 1 in South Africa.

Mthalane vs Diale will be held at Mmabatho Convention Centre, Mmabatho, South Africa on October 27, 2017.