Blast from the past: Mitchell marches to seventh title defence

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Blast from the past: Mitchell marches to seventh title defence

Today in SA sports history: February 11

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Today in SA sports history: February 11

1984 — Playing with reserve goalkeeper Nelson Castro, Wits beat Moroka Swallows 3-1 at Ellis Park to win the BP top-eight trophy 4-3 on aggregate.

1989 — Brian Mitchell stops Salvatore Bottigliere of Italy in Sicily in the seventh defence of his WBA junior-lightweight title. It was his third victory inside the distance as world champion...

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