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Old 02-22-2013, 12:47 PM   #250
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Default Re: I am a boxing manager: if you have questions about the boxing biz, ask!

Originally Posted by Kolya View Post
What was Lee's amateur background like? Just curious what exactly promoters look for in terms of that and what traits make a white boxer marketable.
Lee, didn't do much as an amateur, he fought in Ivy league College bouts. Usually promoters want a guy who done very well as a amateur the more titles the better. Being "white", only does so much, cos there are many white fighters fighting. What makes Lee attractive to a promoter like Top Rank, is his looks, charisma, the school he went to, his story, and abililty to put asses in seats not his ability as a fighter, cos let's face it he is learning on the job.
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