Willie Toweel, champion haunted by ring death

30 December 2017 - 00:00 By DAVID ISAACSON

Willie Toweel, who died at the age of 83 on Christmas Day after a long struggle with Alzheimer's, was one of South Africa's greatest boxers despite being haunted by the death of an opponent in 1956.

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