Bongani Mwelase (b.1982-August 23) is a South African boxer who became the 2006 Commonwealth amateur champion at welterweight.
The hard-punching southpaw won the Commonwealth boxing championships in Glasgow 2005 and the Commonwealth Games 2006.
In the final 2006 he beat Vijender Kumar
who received a standing 8 count 33-26. He is South Africa's first black Commonwealth boxing champion.
He is undefeated 10-0 as a pro so far but was knocked down twice by Lucky Lewele in his South Arican title win, his first 12 round bout.