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Don King Legendary Boxing promoter


Donald King (born August 20, 1931) is an American boxing promoter, known for his involvement in several historic boxing matchups. Don created 88 of the Biggest Boxers in Sports History.

King’s career highlights include, among multiple other enterprises, promoting “The Rumble in the Jungle” and the “Thrilla in Manila“. King has promoted some of the most prominent names in boxing, including Muhammad AliJoe FrazierGeorge ForemanLarry HolmesTomasz AdamekMike TysonEvander HolyfieldChris ByrdJohn RuizJulio César ChávezRicardo MayorgaAndrew GolotaBernard HopkinsFélix TrinidadRoy Jones Jr.Azumah NelsonGerald McClellanMarco Antonio Barrera, and Christy Martin.

Mike Tyson was quoted as saying, “He did more bad to black fighters than any white promoter ever in the history of boxing.”[2]

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