Hall of Famer Curtis Cokes Passes Away

Rest in peace to former Welterweight Champion 🇺🇸Curtis Cokes, who passed away Friday at the age of 82 from heart failure.  Cokes, a native of Dallas, Texas,

held the Welterweight title from 1966-1969 and finished with a professional record of 62-14-4, 30KO. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2003.

Cokes wrapping his hands before his first fight with Jose Napoles in 1969.

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