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Tony Thornton

"The Punching Postman"

37-7-1 / 26 KO

Glassboro, NJ - Middleweight

Popular 12-year pro held USBA titles at 160 & 168 and fought for a share of the world crown three times against Roy Jones, James Toney and Chris Eubank (in a close one).

 Born: 11/08/59  -  Died: 9/10/09

 
 
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Active 1983-95: Fought 12 of 45 fights in Philly and 30 in Atlantic City

 

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 Coming Soon    09/11/09 - Tony Thornton Passes
     09/12/09 - Punching Postman Dead at 49 by Jason Nark
     09/13/09 - Glassboro Boxer Dies by Bob Shyrock
     09/24/04 - Punching Postman Delivers... by Tim Zatzariny
     01/18/95 - Punching Postman ...Quick Delivery by B. Fernandez
 

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