Curtis Cokes

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Curtis Cokes (June 15, 1937 – May 29, 2020) was an American boxer. He was born in Dallas, Texas. Cokes was the World Welterweight Champion.[1] In 2003, Cokes was added into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Cokes died on May 29, 2020 of heart failure in Dallas, aged 82.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Lineal Welterweight Champs". Cyber Boxing Zone.
  2. Sherrington, Kevin. "'... I think I've put up a good fight': Dallas boxing icon Curtis Cokes dies at 82". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved May 30, 2020.