Lou Viscusi

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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 immeadiately 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.

Fighters Managed

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