EDDIE PERKINS 1937-2012

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“I would love to fight an exhibition now to show people how the fight game is supposed to be fought. You just don’t go out there and slug. The name of the game–boxing–is going out and outpointing someone. It’s a sport. I don’t see no sense in killing a man if you don’t have to.”

Eddie Perkins to The Ring, 1996

Topics: Eddie Perkins, Hall Of Fame, JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHTS

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