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Boxer - Roger Russell  

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Roger Russell

12-18-2 / 4 KO

South Philly - Heavyweight

1965 national amateur light-heavy champion never quite grew into a full-fledged heavyweight as a pro. Lost to George Foreman, Floyd Patterson, Mac Foster, Tiger Williams, & Duane Bobick. Split win over Leotis Martin was pro highlight.

Born: 03/11/47 - Died: 07/01/22

 
 
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Active 1965 to 1978 - Fought in Philly 16 times

 

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