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Who was the older fighter to be in a professional bout?
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11-30-2012, 07:30 PM
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Last fought at the age of 61. Would be surprised if someone could find anyone older.
As for someone more people will know about, Larry Holmes fought Butterbean at 52.
The guy was three months away from his 61st birthday and still fighting. That's got to be the winner there. I know he was a champion but it's an interesting case considering that most boxers, still in their 40's, have trouble getting licensed.
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