Al Stankie

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'''Al Stankie''' was a former Los Angeles police officer. After his boxing career, he became the manager and trainer of 1984 Olympic Light Flyweight Gold Medalist [[Paul Gonzales]]. Stankie also trained Ultimate Fighting Champion [[Vitor Belfort]] in boxing. Following Belfort's stunning knockout over [[Tank Abbott]] in a UFC promotion, Belfort called Stankie into the ring and praised him for all his help.
'''Al Stankie''' was a former Los Angeles police officer. After his boxing career, he became the manager and trainer of 1984 Olympic Light Flyweight Gold Medalist [[Paul Gonzales]].  
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Later, Stankie became the boxing coach for Mixed Martial Arts fighter, [[Vitor Belfort]]. Under Stankie's guidence, Belfort won his first 4 mixed martial arts fights by first round knockouts, most in mere seconds.
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== Sources ==
 
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*"Stankie Scores Win in Olympic Fight", ''Los Angeles Times'', January 15, 1971
 
*"Stankie Scores Win in Olympic Fight", ''Los Angeles Times'', January 15, 1971

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Al Stankie

Name: Al Stankie
Birth Name: Al Stankiewicz
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Ventura, California, USA
Height: 6′ 2″   /   188cm
Boxing Record: click

[edit] Career Review

Al Stankie was a former Los Angeles police officer. After his boxing career, he became the manager and trainer of 1984 Olympic Light Flyweight Gold Medalist Paul Gonzales. Stankie also trained Ultimate Fighting Champion Vitor Belfort in boxing. Following Belfort's stunning knockout over Tank Abbott in a UFC promotion, Belfort called Stankie into the ring and praised him for all his help.

[edit] Sources

  • "Stankie Scores Win in Olympic Fight", Los Angeles Times, January 15, 1971
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