By David Martinez / Boxing Historian / dmboxing.com
My interest in boxing goes back to 1961. For more than 60 years it has been my passion and an integral part of my life 번아웃 파라다이스. Over the years I have been privileged to know and learn from some of the most knowledgeable people in the fight game. However, if I had to name three whose experience and wisdom had the greatest impact on me, they would be as follows:
Al Nelson (Boxing Historian)
Millie Robinson (3rd Wife of Sugar Ray Robinson)
Jay Tunney (Son of Gene Tunney)
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