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Biofile Bouie Fisher Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Boxing trainer. DOB: June 1, 1927  In: Sumter, South Carolina. Childhood Heroes: “Naturally, my parents and immediate family. But as I ventured out into life, role models were there as heroes. The ones that keep in your heart and mind…naturally, Joe Louis, Ray Robinson, Max Schmeling. ...

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Biofile Matthew Saad Muhammad

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion 1979-1981. His ring record was 39-16-3 (29 KOs). DOB: August 5, 1954 In: Philadelphia, PA Childhood Heroes: “Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis.” First Boxing Memory: “Well, I started boxing because I didn’t know who my relatives were. I was adopted. I was ...

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Biofile J. Russell Peltz Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Hall of Fame boxing promoter. Inducted in 2004. Author of new book “Thirty Dollars And A Cut Eye” about his career as a Philadelphia boxing promoter and historian. DOB: December 9, 1946  In: Philadelphia, PA Last book read: The River Of No Return by Cleveland Sellers. ...

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Biofile: Danny Garcia Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former Three-time world champion. Two division champion. Record is 36-2 (21 KO’s). Ht: 5-9  Wt: 147 DOB: March 20, 1988  In: Philadelphia, PA First Boxing Memory:  “Walking into the boxing gym – Harrowgate Boxing Club – ten years old.” Boxing Inspiration:  “My family.” Nicknames: “Swift ...

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Biofile: Joe Frazier Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former World Heavyweight champion and 1964 Olympic gold medalist. His final ring record is 32-4-1, 27 KO’s. Ht: 5-11 1/2 Wt: 215 DOB: January 12, 1944 In: Beaufort, South Carolina Childhood Hero: “My father (Ruben).” Hobbies/Interests: “CB radios – at one time. Shooting guns, rifles, at ...

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Biofile: Richie Kates Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former two-time world Light Heavyweight title challenger. Boxed professionally from 1969-1983. Compiled a pro record of 44-6 (23 KOs). Ht: 6-0 Wt: 175 DOB: May 21, 1951 In: Savannah, Georgia First Boxing Memory: “I was fifteen years old when I first started boxing. People didn’t really ...

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