Fred Lewis

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Name: Fred Lewis
Alias: Sgt. Preacher Typhoid/Airman
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

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Fred Lewis became a professional boxer in 1956 and fought at least 17 times in the next three years. Shortly after joining the Air Force, Lewis joined the Air Force boxing team. He later won the 1963 National AAU Light heavyweight (178-pound) title, and a Pan-American Games title, before it was discovered that he had fought professionally before joining the Air Force. Lewis resumed his pro career in 1966 after he returned from his second tour of duty in the during the American Vietnam War. Lewis retired as an American Air Force Sergeant.

  • Lost decision to Ali in 1960 U.S. Olympic Trials LH Semis