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“Mean Machine” Mitchell also captured the IBF junior lightweight championship with a points-decision win over American Tony Lopez in Sacramento, California, in 1991.
Now that the SABC has lifted the ban on broadcasting live boxing, South African boxers may again stand the chance of contesting credible WBC and WBA crowns, as promoters once again have the incentive to stage more top-class bouts.