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Boxer - Marvin 'Candy' McFarland  

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Marvin McFarland

"Candy"

21-7-1 / 5 KO

North Philly - Welterweight

Candy beat reigning welter champ Don Jordan in 1960 non-title bout & former champ Virgil Akins 7 months later. Nip-and-tuck war with Luis Rodriguez ended career in 1967.

Born: ?

 
 
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"I'm demanding a shot at the title.  I beat him and I'll do it again."

Active 1956 to 1967 - Fought in Philly 7 times

 

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