Otto Floto

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Pioneer Promoter

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Otto C. Floto was an old-time boxing promoter based out of Denver, Colorado. He managed Jack Burke in 1885. He was the sports editor of The Denver Post from circa 1898 (when his name first appeared in such status, see Denver Evening Post, dated September 6, 1898, for example). His brother William was the sports editor of the Butte Intermountain newspaper of Butte, Montana. Otto died in Denver on August 4, 1929, after a lengthy illness.