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HOWARD DAVIS JR. RUMORS

How wife of late Olympic champ took MMA company to next level

When Glen Cove native and Olympic boxing hero Howard Davis Jr. died of lung cancer Dec. 30, 2015, his wife, Karla Guadamuz-Davis, was faced to ponder the future of the MMA promotional company they founded together in South Florida. “I honestly didn’t know what was going to happen,” she told The Post recently. “Was I...
Via New York Post
January 28, 2017

Dyah Davis: I found my motivation with the passing of my father

It has been about a month since Howard Davis Jr. passed away. The former Olympic star and professional was one of the most well liked people in the boxing community. During the process of Davis falling ill, his son Dyah was by his side and he now vows to carry on the boxing legacy set forth by his father. Davis of Coconut Creek, Florida will be back in the ring for the first time...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Rest in Peace Howard Davis Jr., passed from cancer at age 59

Howard Davis Jr., a gold medal winner from the vaunted USA Olympic boxing team at the 1976 Montreal games, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 59, after battling lung cancer. Davis not only won gold at the Montreal games, he also took home the Val Barker award, which goes to the most outstanding boxer of the Olympics. He did this in an Olympics where the USA boxing team fielded...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Gold medal-winning boxer Howard Davis Jr. dead at 59

Howard Davis Jr., the most outstanding boxer in the 1976 Olympics despite fighting on an American team that included Sugar Ray Leonard and Michael Spinks, died Wednesday after a brief battle with lung cancer, his brother Kenny confirmed to Yahoo! Sports. Howard Davis was 59.Fighting at the 132-pound division, Davis won the gold medal in Montreal and took home the Val Barker Trophy...
Via FOX Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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