Blast from the past: Mike bobs and Weavers to KO Coetzee for the title

24 October 2021 - 17:29

Today in SA sports history: October 25

1980 — Gerrie Coetzee loses his second shot at the world heavyweight title when he is knocked out in the 13th round by Mike Weaver in a makeshift stadium at Sun City. Coetzee had hurt Weaver in the eighth round, but was unable to put him away. Weaver came back strongly while Coetzee faded...

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