Blast from the past: Mitchell defends his title for sixth time

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Blast from the past: Mitchell defends his title for sixth time

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Today in SA sports history: November 2
1988 — Brian Mitchell makes the sixth defence of his WBA junior-lightweight crown as he outpoints Jim McDonnell over 12 rounds in London. In the end he defended the belt 12 times – a record for the division – before relinquishing it.

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