Blast from the past: Hawk swoops to flyweight world title

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Blast from the past: Hawk swoops to flyweight world title

Today in SA sports history: January 26

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Today in SA sports history: January 26

1952 — Vic Toweel makes the third defence of his world bantamweight title, outpointing European and British champion Peter Keenan of Scotland over 15 rounds at the Rand Stadium in Johannesburg.

1974 — Orlando Pirates fight back from three aggregate goals down in the second leg of the BP Top Eight final against Moroka Swallows to clinch the trophy 7-6 in extra time. Pirates had gone into the decider at Orlando Stadium 1-3 down...

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