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Jimmy Ellis

Jimmy Ellis (AP Photo, File)
Jimmy Ellis (AP Photo, File)

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May 06, 2016 "Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us." - Harry Simpson (Buckeye, AZ)
May 25, 2014 "Jimmy Ellis had the quickest straight right hand of all the heavyweight champs. His gifts consisted of great boxing skills along with tremendous heart and dogged determinaton. Had Jimmy been a bigger man, his reign as champ would have been quite long. Rest in peace Champ ." - Mike Madden (Chicago, IL)
May 25, 2014 "Jimmy had the quickest straight right hand of all the ex champs. HE WAS GIFTED WITH GREAT BOXING SKILLS AND LOADS OF HEART AND DOGGED DETERMINATION. IF JIMMY WERE A LITTLE LARGE HE WOULD OF BEEN VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTEND WITH." - MIKE MADDEN (CHICAGO, IL)
May 25, 2014 "Jimmy had the quickest and straighest right hand of any heavyweight champion. He was also gifted with a huge heart and dogged determination. Mr. Ellis fought them all and beat most of them. He will be missed." - Mike Madden (Chicago, IL)
May 24, 2014 "Sorry for your lost deep condolences from my family to yours!!!!" - Charles Bottoms (pittsburgh, PA)
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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — Jimmy Ellis, a heavyweight champion who sparred with an up-and-coming Muhammad Ali and later fought some of the era's...
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