Blast from the past: IBF belt too far for Siza Makhathini

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Blast from the past: IBF belt too far for Siza Makhathini

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Today in SA sports history: October 21

1989 — Siza Makhathini is stopped in the 11th round by Glenn McCrory in his bid to win the IBF cruiserweight title in Middlesbrough. Makhathini had never won an SA title, lifting the vacant Transvaal provincial heavyweight belt by outpointing Freddie Rafferty.

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