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SA boxing legend 'Baby Jake' passes away

SA boxing legend ‘Baby Jake’ passes away

South African boxer Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala, a fan favourite and multiple world champion, passed away at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg on Saturday at the age of 51. Standing only 1.47 metres or 4 feet and 10 inches tall, he was the shortest ever world boxing champion.


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