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Record-holding boxer got start in Augusta

...the world lightweight championship twice in 1942-43. "He had the great chin and great heart," boxing historian Hank Kaplan told The Miami Herald. "He would take away the other fighter's science. What a tremendous competitor." According...

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...in San Antonio and moved to Miami in the late 1940s. He became the area's most popular fighter at a time when boxing was king in Miami. "He remains the biggest drawing card in Miami boxing history," boxing historian Hank Kaplan said.

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...fighters and ring personalities. The late lightweight champion Edwin Rosario, of Puerto Rico, and boxing historian Hank Kaplan also are among the 2006 class. The induction ceremony is set for June 11. Other inductees will be Lou Broulliard...

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Hall of Fame boxer rose from shining shoes in Augusta

...boxing career.Jack's professional career began in 1940."He had the great chin and great heart," boxing historian Hank Kaplan told The Miami Herald after Jack died from complications of Parkinson's disease.Jack retired with a career record...

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Ali's robe draws highest bid in auction

...1,900 for a Winston cigarette signed by Clay. Ali pulled the unlit cigarette from the mouth of boxing historian Hank Kaplan in 1961. As a devout Muslim, Ali does not smoke or drink. "I was sweating a little bit," Kobylinski said with...

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Lord of the ring

...boundless energy and relentless, non-stop punching style. "He had the great chin and great heart," boxing historian Hank Kaplan told The Miami Herald after Jack died from complications of Parkinson's disease. "He would take away the other fighter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/10/oth_332690.shtml
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Boxing hall of fame picks first woman for enshrinement

...Bella Burge of England, who promoted hundreds of local fights in London from 1915 through 1940, said boxing historian Hank Kaplan. Cuevas, Fenech, Galindez and Johansson were selected for enshrinement in the modern-era category by the hall's...

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