Gene Fullmer

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Gene Fullmer (July 21, 1931 – April 27, 2015) was an American middleweight boxer and world champion. Fullmer began his professional career in 1951 and won his first 29 fights, 19 by knockout. His manager during many years of his career was his mentor, Marv Jensen, who encouraged many youth in West Jordan, Utah, to enter boxing as amateurs.

On April 27, 2015, Fullmer died at the age of 83 in his home in West Jordan, Utah surrounded by friends and family.[1][2]

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  1. Donaldson, Amy (April 27, 2015). "Former world middleweight champion Gene Fullmer dies at 83". DeseretNews.com. Retrieved April 29, 2015.
  2. "Former middleweight world champion boxer Gene Fullmer dead at 83". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved April 29, 2015.