Amos Lincoln

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Name: Amos Lincoln
Alias: Big Train
Hometown: Portland, Oregon, USA
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, USA
Died: 1995-10-12 (Age:59)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 188cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Career Review

  • Began his career as Amos "Sugar" Lincoln.
  • Was one of three fighting brothers.
  • Earned the nickname "Big Train" from Sonny Liston.
  • Sparring partner for Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston, for Liston's match with Muhammad Ali in Lewiston.
  • Sparring partner for Heavyweight Champion Ingemar Johansson.
  • Highly rated heavyweight in the mid-1960s.
  • Biggest victory was over Thad Spencer.
  • Lincoln's promising career ended in dismal failure, and he was knocked out 7 times in his last 9 fights.