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UP-AND-coming professional boxer Joshua "TKO" Studdard has asked to be treated as an individual and not be compared with his late uncle, Cameron "Kangaroo" Adams, who was a promising fighter from Westside.Adams, who swapped leather with top opponents including Daniel Mapanya, Bruce McIntyre and Samson Mohloai, could not take his career further due to involvement in gangsterism which ruled in his neighbourhood, west of Johannesburg, in the 1970s.The lanky boxer, who won the Transvaal middleweight title, was executed for murder.His nephew, 22-year-old Studdard, is picking up the fallen spear.But the youngster, who meets Linda Sifundza over four rounds at Gold Reef City Casino on Thursday night, has pleaded to be judged on what he brings to the ring as a fighter."I am proud and honoured to come from that family. My grandfather (Daniel — Cameron’s father) told me that he also boxed and that is good. But I don’t want to be judged based on them. I am my own man," said the boxer who record...

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