Ludumo Galada

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Ludumo Galada (20 December 1982 – 11 January 2009) was a South African boxer. Nicknamed "Pretty Boy",[1] Galada was born in Mdantsane Township outside of East London in the Eastern Cape province. He first represented South Africa at the 2002 Commonwealth Games where he fought as a bantamweight. Galada advanced to the quarterfinals where he lost to Ezekiel Letuka of Lesotho. He qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics, where he fought as a featherweight. He lost in the 3rd round of his only match to Azerbaijan's Shahin Imranov. He won the South African title in 2007 and successfully defended it 3 times. In early morning of 11 January 2009, while returning home visiting his sick brother in Johannesburg, Galada was killed in a car crash in Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Ludumo Galada sports-reference.com