Cy Gottfried

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Name: Cy Gottfried
Born: 1906-05-25
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Died: 1980-03-12 (Age:73)
Hometown: Florida, USA
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Cy Gottfried was born May 25, 1906 in New York City and died on March 12, 1980, in Miami (Hank Kaplan Boxing Archives (Brooklyn College)). He was a world-class referee who had a long and respected career, beginning in early 1946 and working up to 1978, mostly in the Miami area. He worked many high profile events, including bouts with Muhammad Ali, Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, Archie Moore, Ezzard Charles, Kid Gavilan, Joey Maxim, and Roberto Duran. He is a 2013 Inductee into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame.