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Boxing Promoter Butch Lewis Dead At 65


Legendary Boxing Promoter Butch Lewis Dies

Sad news to report today, legendary boxing promoter Butch Lewis passed away at the age of 65.

According to the New York Times:

Butch Lewis, the flamboyant boxing promoter and manager best known for getting Michael Spinks a $13.5 million payday for what became 91 seconds in the ring with Mike Tyson, died Saturday at his home in Bethany Beach, Del. He was 65.

His death was announced by Terrie Williams, a representative of his family, who said it was from natural causes.

Condolences go out to the friends and family of Butch Lewis.


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