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Mickey Duff Passes Away at Age 84: Tributes Pour In

Tributes have been paid to former boxer, manager and promoter Mickey Duff, who has died at the age of 84.

Duff is best remembered as a promoter, working alongside the likes of Frank Bruno, Joe Calzaghe and Alan Minter.

Fellow promoter Barry Hearn led the tributes, writing on Twitter: "Sorry to hear that Mickey Duff died today. RIP. Legendary promoter."

Stephen Powell, of the London Ex-Boxers' Association, added: "The London Ex-Boxers Association offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of Mickey Duff, who very sadly passed away peacefully in his sleep early this morning.

"This truly is the end of a golden era in British Boxing, the mould has been broken, there will never be another 'true boxing man' like Mickey Duff."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LoadedWraps on 03-23-2014

[QUOTE=Box Up!;14352983]35k posts, a stupid pic of guns and Roses and you don't know who micky duff is. What an absolute tosser you are.[/QUOTE] He's going in on you bringer. :lol1: Letting his hands go, no respect for your power,…

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 03-23-2014

[QUOTE=ßringer;14352968]Get a sense of humor.[/QUOTE] How about you develop some class?

Comment by Tomasio on 03-22-2014

R.I.P. Mickey Duff. I could still hear Him in the corner pleading with John "The Beast" Mugabi to do do something in the fight against Hagler.

Comment by tonyjones on 03-22-2014

the man had ties to to the most famous fighters of all time like sugar ray robinson leonard and tyson aswell as promoting any british fighter of note from the 60 s to the 90s so if ya dont know…

Comment by Box Up! on 03-22-2014

35k posts, a stupid pic of guns and Roses and you don't know who micky duff is. What an absolute tosser you are.

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