Blast from the past: The Boom Street Bek makes pro debut

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Blast from the past: The Boom Street Bek makes pro debut

Today in sports history

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Today in sports history: February 28
1976 — Heavyweight Kallie Knoetze makes his professional debut against Jeff Ellis at the Wembley ice rink in Johannesburg, winning by second-round knockout. The big-hitting, loud-mouthed policeman would go on to fight in a series of eliminators for the WBA crown vacated by Muhammad Ali in the late 1970s.

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