Archive for July 26, 2014

Ex-pro boxer Exum Speight

Ex-pro boxer Exum Speight, perhaps best known for losing a 1996 bout with current heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, recently worked as a security guard at a Venice Beach marijuana clinic until his arrest for the 1987 murder of his boxing manager.

Boxing manager Douglas Stumler was beaten and killed inside his West L.A. apartment nearly three decades ago. Speight was initially interviewed after the slaying, but the connections were circumstantial, Jackson told The Times. It wasn’t until 2012, he said, that LAPD cold case detectives got a hit: DNA collected from Stumler’s body matched Speight. (Exum on the left, Douglas on the right in striped shirt).

Read the whole story at L.A. Times

Who are the only 5 guys to beat Muhammad Ali?

Joe Frazier, Kenny Norton, Larry Holmes, Trevor Berbick, Leon Spinks. Ali’s last fight was with Berbik, he lost to Berbick.

And then Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion by beating Berbick.

Arizona vs California Amateur Fights

This Saturday July 19th at 2:00 – Admission $10

7009 South 10th St, Phoenix, Arizona
Fight July19