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Old 07-28-2007, 11:01 AM   #50
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Default Re: Fighters who overcame serious disabilities or illneses to win at a world level

Gene Tunney overcame a withered arm by chopping wood as a youth.
Rodolfo Gonzalez overcame liver illness which doctors diagnosed as terminal.
Art Hafey suffered from some cardio-vascular muscular disease.
Gustavo Ballas was an alcoholic while world champ and top contender.

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