Issue | Opinion | Premium | Jul 09 2019

10 boxers who swapped the ring for the silver screen

Mike Tyson, Jack Dempsey and Roy Jones Jnr are just a few of the boxers who have flexed their acting chops

1. Randall ‘Tex’ Cobb

Known for his durability as a seventies and eighties heavyweight contender, Cobb also possessed the charisma and face to land a number of film roles. In 1987’s Coen brothers movie, Raising Arizona, he famously stole the show as ruthless bounty hunter Leonard Smalls. 

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