Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala

 

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: South African boxer who was a four-time world champion in the flyweight and junior flyweight divisions and became one of Nelson Mandela's favorite fighters.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia

 

Born: August 1, 1962

 

Died: December 7, 2013

 

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa