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Old 10-21-2010, 08:32 PM   #122
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Default Re: BOXING: Tragic Stories

I remember coming across this somewhere - all these are former Kronk fighters
Eight went to prison
Nathanial “Gator” Akbar – sentenced 10 to 20 years for arson in 1984; denied parole 5 times so far; next parole hearing June 2002.
Darrell Chambers – sentenced to life for drug conspiracy in 1994; has appeals pending; in prison at Terre Haute, Ind.
Alvin Hayes – sentenced to 5-to-20 in 1987 for armed robbery, released, committed three more armed robberies, sentenced in 1994 to three terms of 612 to 40 years. At Detroit’s Ryan Correctional Facility, possibly until December 2040.
John Johnson – retail fraud, served less than two years, released in 1999.
William “Caveman” Lee – went to prison three times for bank robberies, the last time July 2000, when he began a 7-to-15-year federal sentence; first parole date December 2006.
William “Stanley” Longstreet – sentenced for drug conspiracy with Chambers in 1994, released August 1997.
Rickey Womack – armed robberies, assault, did 15 years in prison, paroled last fall.
John Yopp, promoter – sentenced to 30 years in 1994 for drug conspiracy, later reduced to 15 years; in Milan federal penitentiary.

10 have died
Wilson Bell – murdered, 1989
Collier Bishop – killed in car-jacking incident, 1994
Johnny Compo – died in a car crash at 42 last October
Leslie “Lemonade“ Gardner – Drug overdose in 1983, age 26
J.L. Ivey – Murdered by drug dealer, 1990, age 26
DuJuan Johnson – murdered, age 28, over $200 debt, 1984
Bernard “Superbad” Mays – died of alcoholism at 33, 1994
Steve McCrory – dead, age 36, undisclosed illness, 2000
Duane Thomas – shot and killed at 39 in drug dispute, 2000
Darius “Dollbaby” Wilson – shot to death, age unknown, early 1980s

its well outdated but thats one unlucky gym man
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