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'''Dick Young''' (1915-March 15, 2001) was a longtime American boxing referee and judge. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Young began his officiating career in the 1940s working out of St. Louis. Young moved to the Los Angeles area in 1956, and would continue to officiate bouts in California until shortly before his death.
 
Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
 
Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
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Some of the notable bouts he officated were:
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As a referee:
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* [[Jose Napoles]]-[[Emile Griffith]]
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* [[Jose Luis Castillo]]-[[Ruben Olivares]] (2nd meeting)
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* [[Muhammad Ali]]-[[Ken Norton]] (2nd meeting)
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* [[Alexis Arguello]]-[[Ruben Olivares]]
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* [[Cornelius Boza-Edwards]]-[[Rafael Limon]]
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As a judge:
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* [[Ruben Olivares]]-[[Chucho Castillo]] (1st meeting)
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* [[Carlos Palomino]]-[[Armando Muniz]] (1st meeting)
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* [[Alexis Arguello]]-[[Alfredo Escalera]] (1st meeting)
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* [[Lupe Pintor]]-[[Johnny Owen]]
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* [[Dwight Muhammad Qawi]]-[[Matthew Saad Muhammad]] (2nd meeting)
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* [[Thomas Hearns]]-[[Wilfred Benitez]]
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* [[Azumah Nelson]]-[[Wilfredo Gomez]]
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* [[Marvin Hagler]]-[[Thomas Hearns]]
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* [[Jose Luis Castillo]]-[[Stevie Johnston]] (1st meeting)
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== Internal Links ==
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*Officiating Record: [http://www.boxrec.com/officials.php?official_id=367]
  
 
[[Category:World Boxing Hall of Fame Members|Young, Dick]]
 
[[Category:World Boxing Hall of Fame Members|Young, Dick]]
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[[Category:Referees|Young, Dick]]

Revision as of 16:45, 13 December 2006

Dick Young (1915-March 15, 2001) was a longtime American boxing referee and judge. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Young began his officiating career in the 1940s working out of St. Louis. Young moved to the Los Angeles area in 1956, and would continue to officiate bouts in California until shortly before his death. Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)

Some of the notable bouts he officated were:

As a referee:

As a judge:

Internal Links

  • Officiating Record: [1]