Jacob Matlala bigraphy, stories - South African boxer

Jacob Matlala : biography

1 August 1962 -

Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala (born 1 August 1962 in Meadowlands, Johannesburg) is a former South African boxer and junior flyweight champion. In 2004 he was voted #72 in the "100 Greatest South Africans" poll organized by SABC.


At a height of 1.47 meters, or 4-foot-10, Matlala was the shortest boxing world champion ever.http://www.southafrica.info/about/sport/greats/babyjake.htm

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