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Photos: Cuba Bids Teary Farewell To Teofilo Stevenson
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Hundreds of Cubans attend the funeral of Cuban Boxer Teofilo Stevenson in Havana on June 12. Stevenson, hailed as one of the best boxers of his time though he never turned professional, died on June 11 at the age of 60 of a heart attack. Stevenson dominated world amateur boxing for 14 years and became the first fighter to win the Olympic gold medal in the same division three times.

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comment by gito7127, on 06-13-2012
[QUOTE=ELHURACAN58]Congratulations Ali on your pro boxing championships, you are a great boxer, but Stevenson was the best heavyweight fighter of all time![/QUOTE] Bro you cant say that they were both great fighters :chairshot

comment by PacKOtyson, on 06-13-2012
[QUOTE=kidcuban]Budfr. You are so ignorant. Read this article. With the great amateur and Olympic boxing background that comes out of Cuba, we are beginning to see more and more great fighters coming out of the tiny island in the Caribbean; Fighters that are not only risking it all in life, ...

comment by kidcuban, on 06-12-2012
Budfr. You are so ignorant. Read this article. With the great amateur and Olympic boxing background that comes out of Cuba, we are beginning to see more and more great fighters coming out of the tiny island in the Caribbean; Fighters that are not only risking it all in life, but are willing to ...

comment by NachoMan, on 06-12-2012
[QUOTE=DannYankee09]Real Patriot Good man "I rather have the affection of 8 million Cubans than 1 million dollars to fight Ali" -Teofilo Stevenson[/QUOTE] Could have had the affection of millions more if he would have tested himself against the world's best pros. Of course his legacy as a "wou...

comment by NachoMan, on 06-12-2012
[QUOTE=kidcuban]... I don't agree what you say about Rigondeaux. [U]This kid wanted to be free and didn't wanna be a slave for the rest of his life.[/QUOTE] Right on. :fing02: How anyone can criticize a man wanting to live his life on his own terms is beyond my ability to understand.

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