Blasts from the past: Baby Jake shakes up Italian

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Blasts from the past: Baby Jake shakes up Italian

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Today in SA sports history - December 4
1993 — Baby Jake Matlala makes the first defence of his first world title, the WBO flyweight crown, as he forces Italian Luigi Camputaro to quit in the seventh round at Sun City. Matlala went on to win four world titles in all.
2004 — Fullback Gaffie du Toit scores 24 points, including two tries, as the Springboks beat Argentina 39-7 in Buenos Aires to end a mixed end-of-year tour that included losses against England and Ireland.

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