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Blast from the past: Baby Jake boxes clever to defend title at Sun City

Today in SA sports history: December 4

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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 down in the seventh round at Sun City. Matlala went on to win four world titles in all.

1994 — Edward Motale strikes early in the second half as the SA soccer team draws 1-1 against Cameroon in the final match of a four-nations tournament match at Ellis Park. Roger Milla had put Cameroon in front. The result meant SA and Ivory Coast, both with five points, shared the spoils as tournament victors...

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