EDDIE PERKINS RUMORS

EDDIE “GLOBETROTTER” PERKINS

In a career that spanned from 1956 to 1975, Eddie Perkins engaged in 99 professional fights. He won seventy five of those contests. He met opponents in over twenty different countries. He truly was a “world ” champion. Eddie lost three of his first five bouts but rallied to win seven straight. In 1958 he lost to Cleveland, Ohio’s Cecil Shorts. He stopped Shorts in a rematch...
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EDDIE PERKINS

In a career that spanned from 1956 to 1975, Eddie Perkins engaged in 99 professional fights. He won seventy five of those contests. He met opponents in over twenty different countries. He truly was a “world ” champion. Ediie lost three of his first five bouts but rallied to win seven straight. In 1958 he lost to Cleveland, Ohio’s Cecil Shorts. He stopped Shorts in a rematch...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-boxing champ Eddie Perkins, 75, dies

Hall of Fame junior welterweight Eddie Perkins, a two-time champion who fought in over 20 countries, has died. He was 75. Perkins, who suffered from dementia and diabetes, died at home in the arms of his son Lawrence on Thursday night, according to the family. Annie Perkins said her husband had just come home from the hospital. Born March 3, 1937 in Clarksdale, Miss., Eddie Perkins...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Former junior welterweight champ Perkins dies, 75

Hall of Fame junior welterweight Eddie Perkins, a two-time champion who fought in over 20 countries, has died. He was 75. Perkins, who suffered from dementia and diabetes, died at home in the arms of his son Lawrence on Thursday night, according to the family. Annie Perkins said her husband had just come home from the hospital. Born March 3, 1937 in Clarksdale, Miss., Eddie Perkins...
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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