Blasts from the past: ‘Hitman’ makes it three world titles

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Blasts from the past: ‘Hitman’ makes it three world titles

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Today in sports history: April 17
1965 — Wing Jannie Engelbrecht scores the only try for the Springboks as they go down 5-8 against Scotland at Murrayfield to lose their third match in a row. The difference between the teams was a drop by Scottish flyhalf David Chisholm. 
2002 — Cassius Baloyi becomes the first South African to win three world titles at different weights when he stops Tiger Ari of the Philippines to lift the vacant IBO junior-lightweight title at Carnival City. Baloyi had previously held the WBU junior-featherweight and featherweight titles.

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