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Boxing Hall of Famer Lou Duva dies at 94, handled 19 champs

PATERSON, N.J. — Lou Duva, the Boxing Hall of Famer who handled the careers of 19 champions including heavyweight Evander Holyfield, died Wednesday. He was 94. The colorful Duva died of natural causes at a hospital in Paterson, where he lived, his son said in a statement released by the family. A gruff, down-to-earth manager and trainer who was generous with his pupils, Lou Duva...
Via The Denver Post
March 08, 2017

Legendary N.J. boxing manager Lou Duva dies at 94

Duva handled the careers of 19 world champions, and most notably trained heavyweight titlist Evander Holyfield, and welterweight kingpins Pernell Whitaker and Meldrick Taylor - Olympic medalists. Legendary Hall of Fame boxing manager and trainer Lou Duva died Wednesday at 94, according to his publicist, John Cirillo. Duva died of natural causes...
Via NJ.com
March 08, 2017

Showtime celebrates Julio Cesar Chavez this month with Camacho, Whitaker, Taylor fights

Widely acknowledged as the preeminent Mexican-born fighter in history and one of the greatest prizefighters of all time, Julio Cesar Chavez will be honored as Showtime airs classic Chavez fights in continuation of its year-long celebration of 30 years of Showtime Championship Boxing. The month will be highlighted by four of the incomparable Chavez’ most memorable fights – against...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 07, 2016

Thunder And Lighting: Julio Cesar Chavez Vs. Meldrick Taylor

On paper Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Meldrick Taylor gave all the signs of something special. The B-side of the attraction was a 1984 Olympic Gold medalist, with what Bernard Hopkins would undoubtedly call a “slick Black” style. But Medrick Taylor’s temperament never let him use his hand and foot speed, to the detriment of action […] The post Thunder And Lighting: Julio Cesar...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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