Blasts from the past: Bungu makes feathers fly in 1998

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Blasts from the past: Bungu makes feathers fly in 1998

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Today in SA sports history: October 31

1998 — IBF junior-featherweight champion Vuyani Bungu scores a convincing points win over former IBF junior-bantamweight champion Danny Romero in Atlantic City. Bungu was the main undercard attraction to Naseem Hamed, against whom he would fight and lose nearly 18 months later.

1999 — Dingaan Thobela, the former two-time world lightweight champion who had later failed to make the welterweight limit, loses his bid for the marginal WBF middleweight belt, going down on points against Cornelius Carr of England in London...

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