Baby Jake Matlala was a people’s champ, says Brian Mitchell

2013-12-11 12:10

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International Hall of Famer Brian Mitchell has hailed the late Jacob “Baby Jake” Matlala as a great champion who never saw himself as being above the people.

Former SABC boxing commentator Dicksy Ngqula said Matlala’s difficulties against Eastern Cape opponents in the early years of his career helped shape him into the great fighter that he became. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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