as mentioned in Lou Duva, one of the 20th century’s most notable boxing figures, has passed away at the age of 94 to natural causes.
The New York Times piece above examines his legacy in far greater detail than I ever could and I greatly recommend the read.
Raise one to one of the few titans of the hurt business to die on his own terms.
Duva, who was voted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1998, trained or managed nineteen world champions during his career, including Meldrick Taylor, Evander Holyfield, and Pernell Whittaker.
We here at Bad Left Hook will keep the Duva family in our thoughts.
as informed in Boxing Hall of Famer Lou Duva, who handled the careers of 19 champions including heavyweight titlist Evander Holyfield, has died at the age of 94.
A gruff, down-to-earth manager and trainer who was generous with his pupils, Lou Duva had a career that spanned seven decades.
Duva was enshrined in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
In 1987, the World Boxing Association chose Duva as “Trainer of the Year.”
His son Dino says Duva died Wednesday of natural causes at a hospital in Paterson, where he lived.
Tua mentor Lou Duva dies
as informed in Evander Holyfield, Meldrick Taylor and Pernell Whitaker were among the 19 world champions with whom Lou Duva worked during his illustrious career.
Lou Duva, one of the feistiest boxing trainers around and who was in New Zealand boxer David Tua corner in the early part of his professional career has died in New Jersey.
Rudy Giuliani, then New York City’s mayor, was among those that visited Duva in the hospital after the riot.
Duva, whose unforgettable face helped make him famous, spent parts of nine decades in boxing.
The fiery Duva was known for fighting for the boxers he managed and trained, both in and out of the ring.
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