Mike Morton

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Mike "Motormouth" Morton (Born: October 8, 1912 in New York, NY, USA; Died: October 11, 2004 in Portland, OR, USA), was a boxing manager based out of Portland, Oregon, from the mid-60s, until his death in 2004. Morton claimed to have boxed as an amateur, and a purported pro career consisting of eight fights, all wins. Morton first arrived in Portland from Los Angeles in 1965 on business, and remained there for the remainder of his life.

Morton's best known fighters were Ray Lampkin, who was knocked out by Roberto Duran for the WBA Lightweight title, and Andy Kendall, who was stopped by Bob Foster for the World Light Heavyweight title.

Morton was dubbed "Motormouth", by promoter Don King, a nickname which would stick with him for the remainder of his career.

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