Blast from the past: Hek of a bout is one for the books

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Blast from the past: Hek of a bout is one for the books

David Isaacson

Today in SA sports history: May 20

1967 — Future world champion Arnold Taylor makes his professional debut, fighting to a six-round draw against Ray Buttle. 

2000 — In a battle of future world champions, Corrie Sanders is beaten by Hasim Rahman in the seventh round of their clash in Atlantic City. Sanders’s marginal WBU title was at stake. The next year Rahman became the undisputed world champion when he knocked out Lennox Lewis. And three years later Sanders stopped WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko...

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