Jim Robinson (boxer)

Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson (born 1925), known as "Sweet Jimmy", is a retired American boxer from Miami.wikipedia
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Muhammad Ali

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Robinson fought Muhammad Ali in Miami Beach on February 7, 1961 as a last-minute replacement for Willie Gullatt.
He defeated boxers including Tony Esperti, Jim Robinson, Donnie Fleeman, Alonzo Johnson, George Logan, Willi Besmanoff, LaMar Clark, Doug Jones and Henry Cooper.

Boxing career of Muhammad Ali

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He defeated boxers including Tony Esperti, Jim Robinson, Donnie Fleeman, Alonzo Johnson, George Logan, Willi Besmanoff, LaMar Clark, Doug Jones and Henry Cooper.

Americans

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Jim Robinson (born 1925), known as "Sweet Jimmy", is a retired American boxer from Miami.

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Jim Robinson (born 1925), known as "Sweet Jimmy", is a retired American boxer from Miami.

Kansas City, Missouri

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Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Robinson was a middleweight boxer who fought up to heavyweight.

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He was often used as a last minute sub on Chris Dundee promotions in Miami-Dade County and was often used as a stepping-stone for upcoming South Florida prospects.

5th Street Gym

He trained at the famed 5th Street Gym, but lived in the Overtown section of Miami known as Liberty City.

Liberty City (Miami)

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He trained at the famed 5th Street Gym, but lived in the Overtown section of Miami known as Liberty City.

Angelo Dundee

According to Gullatt, promoter Chris Dundee, Angelo Dundee's brother, offered Ali $800 and offered Gullatt only $300 for the fight.

Michael Brennan (photographer)

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In 1979 Sports Illustrated writer/photographer Michael Brennan tracked down Robinson in Miami for what has been his last known interview to date.

Cadillac

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He also stated that he was good friends with Ali and would drive him around in Ali's pink Cadillac.

Wright Thompson

In 2009, ESPN sports writer Wright Thompson wrote an article about his six-year attempt to find Robinson in the Overtown district of Miami with no success.

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In 2009, ESPN sports writer Wright Thompson wrote an article about his six-year attempt to find Robinson in the Overtown district of Miami with no success.

Miami Beach Convention Center

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Robinson showed up at Miami Beach Convention Hall with his gear in an old army bag.

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Winter Haven, Florida

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