Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.
I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family. My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym.
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|Birth:||4th August, 1956|
Gerry Cooney was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is a retired American professional heavyweight boxer. Fighting as an amateur, he won international tournaments in England, Wales, and Scotland, as well as the New York Golden Gloves titles. He won two New York Golden Gloves Championships, the 1973 160-lb Sub-Novice Championship and the 1976 Heavyweight Open Championship. He compiled a professional record of 28 wins and 3 losses, with 24 knockouts. He is ranked number 53 on The Ring's list of "100 Greatest Punchers of All Time".
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