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.
His death, in his sleep in a south London nursing home early on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at the age of 84, ended an era in the British game.