Brian Mitchell, the first SA boxer to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The honour recognises his talent and ranks him alongside other boxing greats such as M Ali, SR Leonard and R Marciano. Experts regard Mitchell as the best SA pugilist of all time, and today he is one of the country’s foremost boxing trainers.He retired with a record of 49 fights, 46 wins, two draws and a single defeat. Mitchell holds the world record for defending his Jnr lightweight title 12 times.
Famous South Africans - Theodore Ernest "Ernie" Els: (born 17 October is a South African professional golfer. he is known as "The Big Easy" due to his imposing physical stature (he stands 6 ft 3 in m)) along with his fluid golf swing.