Garland (Rip) Randall

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Name: Rip Randall
Birth Name: Garland Jerome Randall
Hometown: Tyler, Texas, USA
Birthplace: USA
Died: 1967-10-17 (Age:26)
Pro Boxer: Record

Garland (Rip) Randall was an excellent boxer, but he always elected to turn every fight into a war. He never let up for a second. He was reckless and vicious. He swarmed to the attack, caring little for defense.

Randall was the first nationally-known boxer to be killed in action in Vietnam, while serving in the Twenty Sixth Infantry Division. During his two tours of duty in Vietnam he received both the Bronze and Silver Star medals for gallantry.