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Fighters of Many “Colors” May Surprise You!

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By Ken Hissner: In writing for boxingnews24, the readers educate me almost with every article with their corrections or, better yet, their “additions,” and I will get plenty with this article, I am sure.

Let’s start with three heavyweight champions in Joe “The BROWN Bomber” Louis, WBC champion Pinklon “PINK” Thomas, and WBC champion Deontany “The BRONZE Bomber” Wilder.

Lightweight champion Joe “Old Bones” BROWN. Buffalo’s Vic BROWN. Light heavy and cruiser champion Virgil “QuickSILVER” Hill, part Native American.

A fighter who fought better after getting knocked down in Featherweight champion Danny “Little RED” Lopez. His brother contender Ernie “Indian RED” Lopez. Teddy “RED Top” Owens.

Possibly the hardest puncher of all time was Earnie “BLACK Destroyer” Shavers. Super feather and Light welter champion Roger “BLACK Mamba” Mayweather and uncle of Floyd “Money” Mayweather.

Light heavy champion Danny “GREEN Machine” GREEN, Philly’s Tony “Dynamite” GREEN, UK’s Dave “Boy” GREEN. Multi division champion Oscar “GOLDEN Boy” De La Hoya. Light Heavy champion Donny “GOLDEN Boy” Lalonde, who lost to Oscar. James “Hard Rock” GREEN.

How many “Kid” CHOCOLATES were there? Junior Lightweight champ with 136 wins Cuba’s Kid “Cuban Bon Bon” CHOCOLATE.
7’0” Mike “The Giant” WHITE, 1976 Olympian, Chuck “WHITE Chocolate” Walker.

UK’s out of Chicago Charley WHITE with 87 wins. South Africa heavyweight Frans “The WHITE Buffalo” Botha. Charlie “WHITE Lightning” BROWN. Australia’s Lucas “Big Daddy” BROWNE.

Lightweight champion Philly’s “Choo Choo” Charley BROWN.
One of Ali’s opponents Al “BLUE” Lewis. Freddie “Red” Cochrane with 69 wins. An opponent of heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, BLACK Bill.

Brooklyn’s Mickey WHITE with 52 wins. Top heavyweight Harry “BLACK Panther” Wills, 70-9-3. Ray “Windmill” WHITE, the clown prince of boxing.

Ireland’s Jim “PINK Panther” Rock, 30-4. Scott “PINK Cat” Walker, who beat two division champion Alexis Arguello near the end of the champ’s career.

Canada’s Clyde GRAY, 69-10-1, who fought many champions in “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Tommy “Hit Man” Hearns, Jose “Mantequilla” Napoles, and Eddie Perkins.




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