History | Mar 22 2018

On This Day: Mickey Duff, a British boxing institution, passes away

Bob Mee pays tribute to Mickey Duff, a legendary fight figure who took no nonsense
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MICKEY DUFF knew boxing in a way few others have and mastered its complexities as no other could have done, or probably will do again.

Duff was a boxer, manager, matchmaker, adviser, promoter and a first-class motivator in the heat of a fight. Boxing was more than his job. It was his world.

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