Blast from the past: Damiani drops Du Plooy in world title bout ...

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Blast from the past: Damiani drops Du Plooy in world title bout in Sicily

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Today in SA sports history: May 6

1979 — Double world champion Kork Ballington wins the 250cc event and countryman Jon Ekerold the 350cc race at the German motorcycle Grand Prix at Hockenheimring. It was Ekerold’s first win on the GP circuit.

1989 — Johnny du Plooy is knocked out in the third round by Italian Francesco Damiani in Sicily in their clash for the vacant heavyweight title on offer by the newly formed WBO...

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