Lou Viscusi

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'''Born''': June 15, 1909 in Schenectady, NY, USA<br>
 
'''Born''': June 15, 1909 in Schenectady, NY, USA<br>
 
'''Died''': August 10, 1997
 
'''Died''': August 10, 1997
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Viscusi grew up in Tampa, Florida, and moved to Hartford, Connecticut in 1929. He immediately began working as a manager and promoter. He promoted boxing, wrestling, and circuses. He managed three world champions; Willie Pep, Bob Foster, and Joe Brown.
 
Viscusi grew up in Tampa, Florida, and moved to Hartford, Connecticut in 1929. He immediately began working as a manager and promoter. He promoted boxing, wrestling, and circuses. He managed three world champions; Willie Pep, Bob Foster, and Joe Brown.
  
Viscusi worked with [[Bill Gore]], who handled the training of the fighters that he managed. He was inducted into the [[International Boxing Hall of Fame]] in 2004.
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Viscusi worked with [[Bill Gore]], who handled the training of the fighters that he managed.
  
 
== Fighters Managed ==
 
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*Bobby Woods
 
*Bobby Woods
  
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Revision as of 17:59, 24 March 2009

Class of 2004
Non-Participant Category
Hall of Fame bio:click

Born: June 15, 1909 in Schenectady, NY, USA
Died: August 10, 1997

Viscusi grew up in Tampa, Florida, and moved to Hartford, Connecticut in 1929. He immediately began working as a manager and promoter. He promoted boxing, wrestling, and circuses. He managed three world champions; Willie Pep, Bob Foster, and Joe Brown.

Viscusi worked with Bill Gore, who handled the training of the fighters that he managed.

Fighters Managed

  • Willie Pep
  • Bob Foster
  • Joe Brown
  • Manuel Gonzalez
  • Cleveland Williams
  • Del Flanagan
  • Tony Licata
  • Bobby Woods
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