Bobby Joe Young
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Name: Bobby Joe Young
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Steubenville, Ohio, USA
Height: 5′ 8″ / 173cm
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- 1980 Cleveland Golden Gloves 147 pound Open division Champion.
- Known as the only man to have a professional win over Aaron Pryor.
- Is said to have given Thomas Hearns two real close fights in the amateurs.
- Was once considered one of the heir-apparents to Ray Leonard, along with Milton McCrory, Donald Curry, and Marlon Starling.