Originally Posted by slip&counter
That's a good point, was it just before the Rocky fight though? It might've been a bit earlier than that and he still had a good win over Najib Daho.
I think him being on his way out had more to do with the Lockridge loss, plus Lockridge was a very good fighter.
alphonse bashed barry in 87. barry fought lockridge a few months later, but had been inactive for 12 months due to his injuries.
had alphonse not had his minders with him, and it was a one on one fight, barry would have punched 'piss and pick handles' out of the deadshit gangster.....
He lost the belt in 1987.
The English-born boxer, whose family migrated to Australia when he was a toddler, is a boxing analyst in the media.
He has claimed his career ended after he was brutally bashed by gangster Alphonse Gangitano in 1987.
Gangitano, who was murdered in Melbourne's gangland wars, was a fan of Ellis.
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