Blast from the past: Brian Mitchell bashes his namesake in US ...

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Blast from the past: Brian Mitchell bashes his namesake in US debut

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1989 — Brian Mitchell makes his US debut in Lewiston, Maine, and stops Irving Mitchell in the seventh round to record his ninth successful defence.

1991 — In the first IBF world title bout to be staged on SA soil, junior-featherweight Welcome Ncita outpoints Colombia’s “Sugar Baby” Rojas at Sun City to notch up his fifth defence.

1999 — Lance Klusener scores an unbeaten 101 to guide the Proteas to a nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in a four-nations ODI in Nairobi. SA chased down the 217 target in 35 overs...

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