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Today in SA sport history: May 17

16 May 2024 - 21:44

1969 — Soweto-based Joe “Green Cobra” Gumede makes his professional debut, beating Ben Lehoko over four rounds in Sharpeville. Gumede won the black versions of the  South African bantamweight and featherweight titles and beat top fighters like Anthony Sithole and Bashew Sibaca along the way. In 1973 he was employed as a sparring partner to assist Arnold Taylor before he won the WBA bantamweight crown. ..

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